- Work begins on river embankment in Oudomxay
Work has begun on a project in Oudomxay to shore up the Nam Kor river and prevent flooding in the provincial capital as well as build a riverside park with a promenade and flowerbeds.
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- Cambodian firm donates US$1 million to Laos’ Covid fight
Cambodia’s Prince Holding Group has donated US$1 million to the Lao government in response to calls from Cambodian authorities to strengthen cooperation with Laos in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Phnom Penh Post.
- Two more Covid deaths raise week’s total to seven
Two more deaths from the Delta variant of Covid were reported on Sunday, bringing the total for the past week to seven.
The people who died had not been vaccinated and suffered from underlying health conditions.
- Bureau outlines three main causes of inflation
The Lao Statistics Bureau has highlighted three main underlying causes of inflation, amid rising concerns over the ongoing health crisis and food security.
....More >>> -English learning videos released on YouTube
The Ministry of Education and Sports has released new materials on YouTube to support English teaching and learning for primary school students.
A new video demonstrating the 21 Grade 3 spoken language sounds as well as over 100 English audio tracks have been released on the ‘Teacher Development Videos’ YouTube channel.
- Virus controls remain but some restrictions eased
The National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control and Vientiane authorities have ordered the continuation of restrictions in red zone villages, but have eased virus control measures in other areas of the capital.....More >>>