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5 January 2021

Ambassador:  Building a Laos-China community with a shared future yields tangible fruit

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- Expert outlines opportunities, challenges of railway and expressway
Despite the huge opportunities presented by the Laos-China railway and Vientiane-Boten expressway, Laos needs to address the challenges they pose in order to reap the full benefits they offer.....More >>>

Pilot scheme provides support for primary school teachers
The Ministry of Education and Sports and Australia have launched an innovative blended learning pilot scheme that provides ongoing support to primary school teachers.
The ministry’s Teacher Education Department recently remotely monitored primary school classroom observations by provincial trainers and provided live guidance via online conferences. ...More >>>

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Ambassador:  Building a Laos-China community with a shared future yields tangible fruit
Tangible accomplishments have been recorded on the path to building a Laos-China community with a shared future, China’s Ambassador to Laos Jiang Zaidong has said.  Chinese investment in Laos reached US$1.163 billion in 2020, an increase of 20 percent compared to the year before, despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the ambassador told Lao and Chinese reporters on December 30...More >>>

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- Luang Prabang to have new public park
A vacant plot of land in Luang Prabang city will be turned into a green space to enhance the urban environment. According to the Luang Prabang News, the development is part of attempts to make Luang Prabang more green and eco-friendly, especially as it has been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and the authorities want tourism to be sustainable. . ....More >>>

- 36 killed, 342 injured in New Year road accidents
A total of 36 people died and 342 people were injured in 217 road accidents that occurred nationwide over the New Year period, with most incidents caused by drunk driving and speeding. The number of accidents was up from the 191 recorded last year from December 29, 2019, to January 2, 2020. . ....More >>>

- Farmers in Savannakhet use technology in water management
Agriculture authorities in Champhone district, Savannakhet province recently have been using science and technology for water resources management for farming production and livestock.. ....More >>>

- Pakxan water supply upgrade to begin this month
Improvement of the water supply and sanitation in Pakxan district, the capital of Borikhamxay province, will begin this month after the Ministry of Public Works and Transport selected a contractor for the project.. ....More >>>

- Eating raw fish is a risk for liver disease
Many people in Laos love to eat raw fish, even though this poses a high risk of ingesting parasites that can damage the liver and cause illness. A specialist at Mahosot Hospital, Dr Sousath Vongphachanh, told VientianeTimes on Friday that people who eat raw fish are at particularly high risk of developing opisthorchiasis through the presence of liver flukes.. ....More >>>

 
 

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