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Laos learns latest waste management technologies from Japan

Waste management officials have been getting lessons in Japanese technologies used in the collection and transportation of waste, to improve environmentally friendly waste management in Vientiane. .. More >>>

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New Grade 2 primary curriculum to roll out in classrooms next year

All Grade 2 primary school students will start next school year with a new improved curriculum and new educational materials. A meeting of the Committee for Approval of Curriculum and … More >>>

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India highlights educational support for Laos

The Indian government has provided scholarships to more than 110 Lao officials and students through the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme to strengthen education in Laos. .. More >>>

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Laos updates region on its investment, progress in nutrition

Laos has reaffirmed its commitment to investing in nutrition as it aims to address poverty and maternal and child health issues, a leading official has told a regional conference. … More >>>

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Lao-Japanese friendship park in Xayaboury opens to visitors 

The Lao-Japanese Friendship Park in Xayaboury province has officially opened to the public after almost two years in the making, providing an attractive green space in the provincial capital. … More >>>

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Eye health workforce gets 900m kip boost from Australia

Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs through the Australian NGO Cooperation Programme has provided over 900 million kip (AUD 154,697) through the .. More >>>

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Laos, Singapore enjoy closer relations

Laos and Singapore have enjoyed a good relationship for almost half a century, with their longstanding ties becoming deeper and stronger, especially since Laos became a member of Asean. … More >>>

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Asean students gather to share arts and culture

Youth delegations from the Asean University Network (AUN) and Asean Plus Three university network are gathering in Vientiane to share their cultural pursuits through music, dance and .. More >>>

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Media urged to raise awareness of need to protect children’s rights

Vientiane province: The media will work to raise public awareness of the importance of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in protecting children’s rights, with the aim of preventing child abuse, … More >>>

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FAO marks World Food Day with call for healthy diets

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations will bolster Laos’ efforts to end hunger and other forms of malnutrition and work to ensure food security and healthy diets for all. .. More >>>

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