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30 March 2021

Irrigated agriculture project to improve Savannakhet farmers’ Lives by Economic Developing Cooperation Fund (EDCF) under the Korea Exim Bank US$46 million ## New Km52 Service Unit building opens to promote business, production

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The Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) will provide over 7.9 billion kip to strengthen biodiversity conservation and natural resource management activities in six target provinces.. ....More >>>

- Ceremony marks official handover of new lighting system
Lao and Chinese officials took part in a ceremony on Friday to hand over new streetlights and decorative ...More >>>

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Irrigated agriculture project to improve Savannakhet farmers’ Lives by Economic Developing Cooperation Fund (EDCF) under the Korea Exim Bank US$46 million
The irrigated agriculture and rural development project will be an essential contribution to food security...More >>>

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New Km52 Service Unit building opens to promote business, production
Phongsavanh Bank’s new office building for the Km52 Service Unit was officially opened in Phonhong ...More >>>

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- Laos-China railway company accepts 145 more job trainees
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- Foreign leaders congratulate newly-elected Lao counterparts
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- Handicraft designers pledge to protect traditional designs
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- Four earthquakes hit northern Laos
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