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A representative of Hongsa Power Co., Ltd., Mr Khomphet Keophila (left), on Tuesday presents 48,350,000 kip to the Governor of Xienghon district, Mr Bounluan Somsipanya, to support the annual boat racing festival in Xayaboury province.

Officials from the Ministry of Health, US Embassy to Laos and invited guests gather at the handover of the National Institute of Nutrition, donated by the people of the United States of America to the Lao PDR.                   --Photo Phetphoxay


Midwives and other attendees hold the first Maternal Death Review meeting when they reaffirmed their passion for their profession. The Secretary of the Lao Association of Midwives, Ms Southasit, from Champassak province, said she became a midwife because she saw many women in her community die due to pregnancy-related conditions.
--Photo Phetphoxay

Children in Phiengngam village, Namtha district, Luang Namtha province,  stop at a shop before classes start to buy cheap food items such as meatballs and hotdogs which they eat for breakfast.                                                                            --Photo Patithin

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