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Former warrior reflects on his wartime experiences

Mr Ornchan Sommany, an 83-year-old resident of Viengxay village, Viengxay district in Huaphan province is a former warrior who has toiled hard in the service of the country and its people. … More

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Always aim for the highest score, says Lao scholarship student

Students in Laos benefit from many scholarships provided by foreign governments, which usually involves applying for the scholarship and taking a written test. … More

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Lao film archivist wins coveted regional award

A senior film archivist, Mr Bounchao Phichit, has won a South East Asia-Pacific Audiovisual Archive Association (SEAPAVAA) Fellowship – the first time anyone from Laos has won the award. … More

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Lao woman receives model farmer award

Mrs Phonexay Thammavong was recently presented with the  2018 FAO Model Farmer Award for her outstanding achievements after her participation in

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Burapha receives Asean Agrow Golden Award

Tree plantations that create jobs for local communities and a focus on environmental protection were the main factors in the Burapha Agro-Forestry Company winning an Asean Agrow Golden Award this year. … More

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Dr Somphou Douangsavanh receives Japan’s Order of The Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star

It is not often that a person receives an award from a foreign country for making significant contributions to relations between two nations. The Chairman of the Cultural and … More

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Lao media get firsthand insight into tourism in Indonesia

Media representatives from Laos participated in a familiarisation trip (famtrip) to popular tourist destinations in Jakarta, Bali and Yogyakarta to learn about the culture of the Republic of Indonesia. The familiarity and culture-sharing trip…. More

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