19 July 2021

Dongbang water treatment plant extension progressing well ## MOU signed on inclusive education project


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- More than 1 mn doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine donated by US arrive in Laos
More than one million doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine donated by the government of the United States arrived in Vientiane on Friday evening.
The vaccines were donated through the COVAX Facility a partnership co-led by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and the World Health Organisation (WHO), with UNICEF as the key delivery partner...More >>>

- Healthcare project kicks off in Savannakhet
Laos and France will collaborate to strengthen integrated health systems and bolster access to healthcare for remote and hard-to-reach communities in Laos.
A large number of Lao children and women will benefit from this collaboration through the health project “Integration HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Prevention into Mother/Child’s Health by Efficiency”. The Ministry of Health and Humanity & Inclusion Laos signed a Memorandum of ... ...More >>>

- MOU signed on inclusive education project
The European Union (EU) and Humanity and Inclusion have granted more than US$1.4 million to fund a project named “Sowing the Seeds of Inclusive Education” for children with developmental disabilities.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the project was signed on Friday by the Country Operations Manager of Humanity and Inclusion, Mr Reinier Carabain, and Director General of the Department of ...More >>>

- Dongbang water treatment plant extension progressing well
Vientiane Vice Major Mr Phoukhong Bannavong and his delegation from Vientiane Public Works and Transport Department, Vientiane Natural Resources and Environment Department, Vientiane Water Supply State Enterprise (Nampapa Nakhoneluang), visited the Dongbang Water Treatment Plant Extension Project to review the progress of the construction work. ....More >>>


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- Youth Union, ministry partner to offer vocational training
Poor and disadvantaged youths, especially those living in rural areas, will be able to broaden their knowledge after the Lao People’s Revolutionary Youth Union (LPRYU) and the Ministry of Education and Sports have agreed to bolster training programmes.. ...More >>>

- MAG Lao clears over 11,000 UXO items in six months
The unexploded ordnance clearance team MAG Lao PDR has cleared unexploded ordnance from more than 5 million square metres of land in the past six months, with over 11,000 UXO items ....More >>>

- Government to help bring illegal Lao workers in Thailand back home
The Lao government is exploring all channels to help illegal and legal Lao workers in Thailand to return home soon, including seeking the cooperation of the Thai government, the Lao Embassy in ....More >>>

- Laos renews green growth commitment
The government has renewed its commitment to pursue a sustainable and green economic development policy, believing this will enable Laos to emerge as a new developing nation, according to the foreign minister. ...More >>>

- Laos, Cuba highly value cooperative relations
Chairman of the Committee for External Relations of the Party Central Committee, Mr Thongsavanh Phomvihane, last week received a courtesy call from the Cuban Ambassador to Laos, Mr Pablo Antonio Rodríguez Vidal. .....More >>>

- Covid-19 claims one life, 131 new cases reported
A man has died after returning from neighbouring Thailand where he was tested positive for Covid-19, Lao authorities said on Sunday. The latest death has taken the total tally of deaths in Laos to five. ...More >>>

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Ministry officials inspect management of Vientiane markets
Officials from the Ministry of Industry and Commerce have visited several fresh markets in Vientiane to monitor market management, product prices, and service fees.
The visits on July 15 .. ... More >>>

Personality development course big hit with youth
Lao entertainment industry is expanding at a fast pace and is now ...More >>>

Don’t let your guard down over Covid prevention
Even though most of the Covid-19 infections in Laos today are found among migrant workers returning from Thailand, measures on disease prevention throughout
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1st case of COVID-19 found in Tokyo Olympic village
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Tokyo Olympic organising committee said Saturday the first positive case of COVID-19 has been detected in the Tokyo athletes’ village with less than a week until the ...... More >>>

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How should schoolchildren spend their holidays?
Most students of secondary and primary schools around the country....More >>>

Lao athletes arrive in Tokyo ahead of Olympic Games
Lao athletes are now housed in the Olympic Village after they...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 >>>