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- Media advised to adjust to global changes
Media outlets in Laos have been instructed to make adjustments in order to survive amid global changes and the rapid growth of social media.  
Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Savankhone Razmountry, gave the advice on Tuesday when addressing media representatives in Vientiane to mark the 70th Mass Media and Publishing Day.....More >>>

- Korean govt provides US$5 million for 2020 Master’s Degree Programme
The Republic of Korea government has provided more than US$5 million in support to Laos for the Master’s Degree Programme of 2020.
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Laos office reported on Tuesday that the scholarships for the Master’s Degree Programme include tuition, living allowances, cultural activities, research grants and more. ...More >>>

- Achievements highlighted, flag hoisted to mark Asean founding day
Asean has significantly contributed towards peace, stability and prosperity in the region and the world at large as the 10-member regional bloc turns 53, Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith has said.. ....More >>>

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- Xayaboury flood damage bill tops 12 billion kip
Residents in Xayaboury province are mopping up after three days of widespread heavy rain with local authorities estimating the damage bill at more than 12 billion kip.
Villages in many districts of the northwestern province were hit hard by the inundation and communities took advantage of little rain and dropping water levels on Tuesday to clean up and repair their homes. ....More >>>

- Coordination to be improved for success of vaccination drive
Laos continues to face challenges and must improve coordination in this year’s planned vaccination campaign, taking into account the COVID-19 outbreak, a meeting of medical experts has heard.....More >>>

- Students display knowledge at University Challenge Quiz
  The Institute of Legal Support and Technical Assistance (ILSTA) and the Asian Law Students’ Association-Laos are continuing to support students in their efforts to enhance their general knowledge, learning skills and English language skills... .....More >>>

- Project delivers more knowledge-based health policies
Representatives of development partners and line departments of the Ministry of Health met on Friday to learn about the success of a project titled Lao Equity through Policy Analysis and Research Networks (LEARN), which aimed to incorporate new knowledge into health policy... ..More >>>

- Govt officials target anti-money laundering, criminal proceedings
Law enforcement officials, prosecutors, and representatives of the judiciary and the Institute for Legal Support and Technical Assistance (ILSTA) recently came together in Luang Prabang province to discuss ways to combat money laundering and human trafficking.... ..More >>>

- Xi declares start of Beidou's full-scale global service President Xi Jinping announced on Friday morning that China's Beidou Navigation Satellite System has...More >>>

- China stresses stabilizing foreign trade and investment The State Council on Wednesday stressed efforts to further open up and keep foreign trade and ...More >>>

Supply-chain alliance for S and SE Asia founded in Kunming The Global Supply-Chain Alliance for South and Southeast Asia was founded in Kunming...More >>>

- Inside AG600's historic maiden sea-based test flightOn July 26, China's domestically developed amphibious aircraft, the AG600 Kunlong ...More >>>

- Birthday party held for panda Maozhu in Yunnan Maozhu, a giant panda that has lived in the Yunnan Wildlife Park for four years...More >>>





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Build up digital Laos in post-COVID ‘New Normal’
COVID-19 has irreversibly and indiscriminately impacted all of us and forever changed the world we live in. Social distancing has . ...More >>>

Lao artists perform at product launch
Lao artists known for the tracks “Saijai Daitaemong” and “Yakpen Loukheui” and popular on YouTube performed on stage at a product launch event .....More >>>

Stop the fire where it starts, health workers’ cue to stop Covid-19 spread
“If the reported case is critically ill, we are already late in containing this pandemic,” said the Director of the National Centre ... .More >>>


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Metro Manila, 4 other areas back on lockdown
MANILA, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) -- More than 27 million Filipinos in Metro Manila and surrounding provinces go . ....More >>>

How can we be careful about sharing information on social media?
Technological developments enable information to spread rapidly and shrink the world so that we get to hear about almost everything that happens......More >>>

Badminton players to pour into Beerlao Open
Hundreds of badminton players from clubs nationwide and government ministries are expected to test their skills at the 20th Beerlao Open competing..More >>>




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All tourist sites temporarily closed in Luang Prabang [5:23 PM, April 2, 2020] Luang Prabang officials recently announced the ... More >>>

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