- New Year celebrations muted but joyful
Despite the threat of Covid-19 hanging over their heads, people throughout the country gathered in their homes on Thursday to welcome the start of a new year amid hopes for better times to come. This year’s New Year celebrations were scaled down following advice from the Prime Minister’s Office to limit the size of gatherings and prevent the spread of the virus.....More >>>
- Teachers, students benefit from 37 new secondary schools
Teachers and students in central and southern areas of Laos now have an improved educational environment following the construction and renovation of 37 secondary schools.
The new facilities have been provided for Khammuan, Savannakhet, Saravan and Champassak provinces, funded by a grant from the Japanese government worth 1,415 million Japanese yen (US$12.46 million) under the Project for Improving Secondary School Environment in the Central and Southern Provinces in Laos.
- Frontline medical staff vaccinated, more Covid-19 vaccines expected
Some frontline medical workers have been vaccinated against Covid-19 thanks to China’s provision of 2,000 doses of vaccine, the Minister of Health has said.
The first round of vaccinations has been administered to volunteer medical staff, according to Associate Prof. Dr Bounkong Syhavong. ...More >>>