- Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine delivered to Laos
Laos on Monday received more than one million doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine donated by the United States (US) government.
The 1,008,000 doses 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. An official handover ceremony took place at Wattay International Airport following the arrival of the vaccines on Friday.. ...More >>>
- Covid restrictions extended, some lifted to ease economic impacts
The surge in imported cases of Covid-19 has prompted the government to extend the virus control measures outlined in Prime Ministerial Order No. 15 for another 15 days until August 3. However, some restrictions have been lifted to minimise the impacts on the economy and people’s livelihoods..... ...More >>>
- Covid-19 precautions to be taken at national school exams
In line with the precautionary Covid-19 measures, the examination organising committees have increased exam centres with social distancing for the upcoming national school final examinations.
Exam centres for Grade 4 at lower secondary school final exams are expected to increase from 588 centres in 2020 to 650 centres with...More >>>
- Minister of Technology and Communications visits Huawei Lao office
Minister of Technology and Communications Prof. Dr Boviengkham Vongdara and his delegation last week visited Huawei Lao to give guidance on the company’s work.
On this occasion, the CEO of Huawei Laos, Mr Hu Weihua, welcomed and reported on the business performance of Huawei Global and Huawei Laos, and addressed the vision of accelerated Digital Laos with ICT as Priority, which includes E-government, Digital customs, Digital tax and Intelligent education.. ....More >>>