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Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Mrs Baikham Khatthiya on Monday in Vientiane presents T-shirts and posters and talked about eliminating child labour with workers at the Lao Quality Sole Co. Ltd, Trio Co. Ltd.   Afterwards, the Minister along with senior officials from the ministry and invited guest officials visited the factory in Sysattanak district, Vientiane. The T-shirt and posters were donated by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

Officials from Xayaboury province’s Labour and Social Welfare Department and Hongsa district’s Labour and Social Welfare Office on Wednesday complete a training course covering public security and work with young people and students at risk of human trafficking.                                                                          --Photo Pathetlao

Xebangfay district agriculture office in Khammuan province on Wednesday reported that rice will be grown on 2,400 hectares this year and next. In the past, rice was grown on 2,700 hectares. Farmers have now harvested about 40 percent of the crop and will finish in early May.   This year the district and Khammuan provincial Agriculture and Forestry Department will prepare seeds for planting on 8,600 hectares.               --Photo Pathetlao

People in Sisattanak district, Vientiane, on Thursday queue up for Covid-19 vaccinations as the city enters lockdown.                                         --Photo Lao Youth Radio

Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Mrs Baikham Khatthiya on Tuesday in Vientiane presents T-shirts and posters and talked about eliminating child labour with workers at the Trio (Lao) export Co., LTD. Afterwards, the Minister along with senior officials from the ministry and invited guest officials visited the factory in Naxaithong, Vientiane. The T-shirt and posters were donated by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

Lao alumni representative, Dr Amphone Keo-oudom who graduated from the Napapha primary schools in Napapha village, Xanakham district, Vientiane in early April presents over 22 million kip to Napapha primary schools authority. The local authority of the village aims to use the money in the reconstruction the schools office building under the “fund Napapha alumni for the development of education in rural areas”. Dr Amphone said this budget we have raised funding from their families, friends and members who graduated from the Napapha primary schools. “We started with a small group of people joining to create a charity fund to raise funds for the building of this school office”.

People queue up for Covid-19 vaccinations at the National Culture Hall. -- Photo Lao National Radio

Members of the Savannakhet provincial Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control on Tuesday patrol the Mekong River to prevent people entering Laos from Thailand illegally and contributing to the spread of the virus.  -- Photo Lao National Radio

Newly appointed Thai Ambassador, Mr Jesda Katavetin (fourth left) presents a flower basket to the Minister of Industry and Commerce,  Dr Khampheng Saysompheng (fifth left), on Tuesday in Vientiane and paid a courtesy visit to the minister after his appointment as the new Ambassador of Thailand to Lao PDR.

Newly appointed Thai Ambassador, Mr Jesda Katavetin (fourth left) presents a flower basket to the Minister of Industry and Commerce,  Dr Khampheng Saysompheng (fifth left), on Tuesday in Vientiane and paid a courtesy visit to the minister after his appointment as the new Ambassador of Thailand to Lao PDR.

The Governor of Borikhamxay province, Dr Kongkeo Xaysongkham, and members of the province’s Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control discuss cases of the virus that have surfaced in Borikhamxay. The Governor of Borikhan district, Mr Vanleun Puimainy, listens to advice on ways to prevent the spread of the virus. -- Photo Lao National Radio

People gather by the Mekong River in Vientiane for coffee and a chat by a mobile coffee shop. This enterprising method of serving customers is proving popular and means people don’t need to go to a crowded café for refreshment. --Photo Khamphan

 

 


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