16 November 2022

- Construction of railway training college 70 percent complete
The Lao Railway Vocational Technical College, which is being built on a 14-hectare site in Vientiane, is now 70 percent complete and is expected to be finished in 2023. The college is the first of its kind in Laos and will train future employees on the Laos-China Railway. ..More >>>

- USAID, WHO provide US$2m in medical supplies
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have provided medical supplies worth more than US$2 million to combat the spread of Covid-19 and other diseases in Laos. ....More >>>

- Watershed, biodiversity preservation the key for Nam Theun 2
The Nam Theun 2 Power Company and the French Institute of Research and Development (IRD) have agreed to establish a framework for cooperation, dialogue and exchange of information on preserving biodiversity.
The two parties have also agreed to promote research activities, education and training, ...More >>>

- Awareness-raising events set to tackle air pollution in Laos
A series of events on sustainable development took place on November 10-11 aiming to raise awareness and inspire a collective effort to address air pollution in Laos.. ...More >>>

- KB Capital provides electric car for Promotion Family Health Association  
Employees of the Promotion Family Health Association (PFHA) will be able to carry out their work more easily thanks to the donation of an electric car provided by KB Capital Co., Ltd. of the Republic of Korea through Good Neighbors Laos. ...More >>>

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- S. Korea gives boost to aviation safety, security
The Republic of Korea is assisting Laos to improve aviation safety and security through a training programme for Lao authorities and airport personnel.     .. ...More >>>

- Lao writers head off on railway publicity project
Members of the Lao Writers’ Association under the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, together with China Radio International (CRI) staff, on Monday began a journey on the Laos-China Railway to record their observations of the way in which it has changed people’s lives.....More >>>

- Hongsa Power donates scholarships to NUOL students
Hongsa Power Co., Ltd. has provided scholarships worth 112 million kip to students at the National University of Laos in Vientiane under “ New Graduate Internship Program (NGIP) “.. ... .More >>>

- New project aims to boost vaccination uptake
A project to increase vaccination uptake in Khammuan and Savannakhet provinces kicked off on Tuesday, aiming to protect vulnerable communities in 12 target districts. .. .More >>>

- US backs improved UXO information management
The US government will provide grant aid through Norwegian People’s Aid to support the National Regulatory Authority for UXO/Mine Action (NRA) in the development of information management. .. .More >>>

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Lao garment factories to boost output for domestic supply, export
The Association of the Lao Garment Industry (ALGI) aims to produce more clothing ...More >>>

China Documentary Festival deepens Lao people’s understanding of northern neighbour
The China Cultural Centre in Laos has hosted the Chinese Documentary Festival in .....More >>>

People carry wax castles to pay homage to That Luang stupa  
Thousands of people decorated their colourful Phasatpheung or wax castles ...More >>>

Anthony Albanese and Xi Jinping meet at G20, breaking six-year diplomatic cold shoulder
(ABC) -- Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping . ... More >>>

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How can the use of chemicals in farm produce be reduced?
Inspectors often find significant amounts of chemical residues in fruit and vegetables on sale ....More >>>

Golf tournament raises funds to support National Games in Xieng Khuang
A golf tournament took place at the Long Vien Golf Club in Vientiane on Saturday to raise ...More >>>

Sikhottabong stupa is a cultural attraction for people seeking blessings
Laos has some of the world’s best tourist attractions and it’s time for ....More >>>



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