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Finance ministry dismisses 10 officials over misconduct

The Ministry of Finance disciplined 35 officials over misconduct or abuse of power in 2018, including 10 personnel who were stripped … More >>>

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Over 8,000 criminal cases recorded by People’s Court last year

Over 8,000 criminal cases were recorded by the People’s Court over the past year with those involving illegal drugs and theft being … More >>>

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Laos, Cambodia strengthen party and state cooperation

Laos and Cambodia have cemented the longstanding cooperation between their two parties and states as well as … More >>>

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UK supporting English skills for Lao government officials

The British Embassy in Vientiane is assisting the Lao government to build capacity within key agencies to deliver in-house …  More >>>

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Health ministry advises precautions to prevent spread of common illnesses

The Ministry of Health has advised health officials in Vientiane and the provinces to prepare to deal with outbreaks of dengue fever, …  More >>>

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Civil servant recruitment must be ‘fair, just, qualified and open”: PM

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has told ministries and other state entities to ensure that recruitment of new civil … More >>>

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Laos-Japan plant genetics research takes root

Laos and Japan have spent five years in research cooperation to conserve more than 500 landrace seeds and are looking ahead … More >>>

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Two global funds back climate adaptation in Laos

Two major global funds have joined forces to help the Lao government tackle climate change problems. The Global Environment … More >>>

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Doctors cite heart disease as major health issue

Heart attack, particularly in people over the age of 60, is rated among the top health risks in the country, according to a recent …  More >>>

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Antisocial teens’ street racing disturbs Vientiane villagers

Communities in the usually quiet Pakgnum district of Vientiane are not sleeping well due to teens gathering at Tong …  More >>>

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