14 July 2021

Laos, JICA boost capacity in urban development ## Laos, KOICA to help people affected by Attapeu disaster


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- Nam Theun 2 shareholders, govt partner in world’s largest hybrid floating solar project
The government and shareholders in the Nam Theun 2 hydropower plant have agreed to develop Nam Theun 2-Solar, the largest hybrid floating solar project in the world.
With an installed capacity of 240MWp, the solar project will be built on the reservoir of Nam Theun 2, one of the largest hydroelectric projects in Laos....More >>>

- Laos to get 1 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine
More than one million doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine are set to arrive in Laos on Thursday, giving a boost to the government’s efforts to protect people against the Covid-19 virus.
The vaccines are being provided via the COVAX Facility, a global initiative that distributes Covid-19 shots to low and middle-income countries. World Health Organisation, UNICEF, the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation, and Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations are the core members of the COVAX platform.. ...More >>>

- Japan to provide 600,000 doses of Covid vaccine
Japan will provide about 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine manufactured in Japan to the people of Laos, Japan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Motegi Toshimitsu announced on Tuesday.
The vaccines will be delivered to Laos as soon as the necessary logistics coordination by the COVAX Facility is completed....More >>>

- Vientiane releases millions of fish to ensure food security
Vientiane plans to release an additional two million fish back into the river to meet the government’s goal of releasing 58 million fish this year to ensure food security.
This was informed by the Director of Vientiane Agriculture and Forestry Department, Dr Lasay Nouanthasing, on July 13 National Aquatic and Wildlife Day. The event was witnessed by the Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Forestry, Dr Bounkhouang Khambounheuang.. ...More >>>


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- Laos, JICA boost capacity in urban development
Staff from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on Monday met with Lao government officials for the 1st Joint Coordination Committee Meeting in Vientiane, to discuss the activities of the Capacity Development on Urban Development Control and Promotion Project.....More >>>

- Ministry boosts online teacher development
Although the lockdown has been extended, primary teachers nationwide can continue to develop their skills through an online teacher development video. The Ministry of Education and Sports has approved the release of the new video, making it the 14th video on Lao Language for Grade 2 teachers. . ...More >>>

- Laos, KOICA to help people affected by Attapeu disaster
Laos and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) are continuing their efforts to help people affected by the collapse of a dam in 2018 through the Attapeu Disaster Recovery programme in order to achieve sustainable development.
Though different sectors have made varying levels of progress, activities in all areas have started in earnest after a four-year plan for disaster management was established in the first half of 2021.. .....More >>>

- UXO Lao clears over 22,000 devices in six months
The Lao National Unexploded Ordnance Progamme (UXO Lao) has cleared unexploded ordnance from more than 1,000 hectares of land in the past six months, with 22,000 items located and rendered inactive.
According to a report from UXO Lao, from January to June a total of 22,250 .. ...More >>>

- FAO provides vital equipment for Covid response
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) on Monday provided vital supplies to better prepare Laos in addressing outbreaks of Covid-19.  FAO, with funding from the United States Agency for International .. . . ..More >>>

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Model to act in new series ‘My Melody’
Mr Japann Geowjoumsy, a model from Black Modeling agency, will showcase his acting by appearing in the new series .. ...More >>>

Prince Souphanouvong: a solidarity symbol for national liberation
Prince Souphanouvong played an important role in developing solidarity and unity....More >>>

Lockdown to ease before Eid
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What can be done to stop the theft of motorbikes?
Motorbike owners have been asked to contact police to see if their stolen bikes ...More >>>

Lao runner aiming to set new record at Paralympic Games
Disabled Lao male runner Ken Thepthida will try to better his record in the .. ...More >>>

A new holiday gem awaits in Vangvieng
People who like to travel but who don’t want to go too far from Vientiane now have a great new opportunity for.. More >>>