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FEALAC meeting agrees to enhance two regions’ cooperation 

The 9th Ministerial Meeting of the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) ended last week with plans to promote closer cooperation in the two regions. … More >>>

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Asean ministerial meeting to assist nation’s vulnerable children

Lao children at risk and persons with disabilities will benefit from next week’s 10th Asean Ministerial Meeting on Social Welfare and Development – ‘Strengthening Social Protection on Vulnerable Children’ being held in Vientiane. … More >>>

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ADB projects bolster vocational education in the South

Young people in the south of Laos are increasingly interested in vocational training as a path to work in local companies or setting up family businesses, according to the Director of the Champassak Technical-Vocational College. .. More >>>

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Public works, transport officials learn the benefits of precast concrete

Officials from the public works and transport sectors gained a better appreciation of the qualities and advantages of using a versatile building material after attending the Precast Concrete Introduction Seminar in Vientiane on Tuesday. …More >>>

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Emergency rescue group gets lessons in mountainous terrain

Twenty volunteers from Vientiane Rescue 1623 have completed a mountain rescue training course in the Phou Khao Khuay National Protected Area to learn how to rescue people in rugged terrain. …More >>>

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Healthcare services need further improvement

Health officials and medical staff at all district hospitals in Vientiane need to do more to improve the services they offer. … More >>>

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Five die in road accidents during That Luang festival

Five people were killed in road accidents over five days of the That Luang festival, with all the victims being male. … More >>>

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UNICEF Regional Ambassador for East Asia and Pacific unveiled

UNICEF has announced the star of Korean boyband Super Junior, Mr Siwon Choi, as the organisation’s new regional ambassador for East Asia and the Pacific. … More >>>

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Education ministry addressing science, maths rural teacher shortage

Many secondary schools in remote areas of the country lack teachers with sufficient skills and knowledge to teach maths, chemistry and biology, according to a senior official. ….More >>>

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Lao officials get up steam for railway management

Officials from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport and other sectors are learning about railway operations from Chinese experts in Vientiane in readiness for the opening of Laos-China railway in 2021…… More >>>

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