29 December 2021

Sale of alcohol banned over International New Year ## S. Korea technology builds dam safety management system

- Japan gives boost to Covid response in Laos
The Japanese government has confirmed that it will continue to provide a range of equipment, including vaccine freezers and refrigerators, to support Laos’ Covid vaccination programme....More >>>

Test flights take place at Bokeo Int’l Airport
The first test flights at Bokeo International Airport took place recently, involving planes flown by Lao Airlines and Lao Skyway, with the upgraded airport expected to open next year. The tests comprised take-offs and landings, and trial runs of the communication system and airport facilities. ....More >>>

Ministry drafts policy on teacher development
The Ministry of Education and Sports has drafted a policy on teacher development, which sets priorities for teacher promotion across the country. Authorities from the Ministry of Education and Sports and UNESCO took part in an online meeting to discuss the policy on teacher development.
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- S. Korea technology builds dam safety management system
In recent years, there is no doubt that the threat to the stability of infrastructure due to climate change has become a very urgent social problem.
In particular, more than 70 percent of Laos is mountainous, and the population living in rural areas accounts for about 67 percent, representing two-thirds of the total population....More >>>

- Training course "Business Communication Trends" gathered together participants more than 15 countries
Participants from more than 15 countries of the CIS, BRICS, ASEAN and Europe joined the training course “Business Communication Trends", which took place on 15 - 18 December 2021. During four-day course, students, young professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs, who use Russian in education and business communication received 20 hours of useful content that will help develop their communication skills. ....More >>>

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- Population and development policy integrated into provincial planning
Investment in adolescent and youth development will drive the country’s progress towards both national and community development, especially through a focus on adolescent girls. This was the message from Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Mrs Phonevanh Outhavong during an online meeting to explain the National Population and Development Policy to officials from the northern provinces.
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Sale of alcohol banned over International New Year
Vientiane’s Covid-19 taskforce has instructed district authorities to ensure that restaurants and other businesses do not sell alcohol during the International New Year celebrations. Business owners that break the rule will be fined, while their business will be closed and their business licence revoked, because the sale of alcohol and the gathering of people to drink together is believed to further spread the Covid-19 outbreak....More >>>

Govt reports 962 new Covid cases, 14 deaths
The National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control on Tuesday reported 962 new cases of Covid, while 14 more people have died after contracting the virus. The new cases were detected among 4,790 samples tested over the previous 24 hours, with all being transmitted within Laos....More >>>

- South Korea backs project to improve vegetable cultivation
A project being implemented in Hadxaifong district of Vientiane with support from the Republic of Korea aims to develop appropriate vegetable cultivation technology adapted to the environment of Laos. ....More >>>

- Japan funds water pipes for Thakhaek district
The Japanese government is providing 11.7 billion kip to buy equipment for the new water pipe system in Thakhaek district, Khammuan province, which is supported by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). This project is a collaboration between the Lao and Japanese governments....More >>>

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Laos registers trade deficit of US$131 mn for November
Laos recorded the highest monthly trade deficit for this year with a figure of US$131 million ...More >>>

Thidachan Visisombath crowned Miss Laos 2021
Ms Thidachan Visisombath of Vientiane was crowned Miss Laos 2021 during the final round of the  pageant held at the Landmark..More >>>

Life returns to normal for flood-hit Sanamxay folk
I gaze up at a mountain looming over a cluster of villages in Attapeu province’s Sanamxay district and imagine that one would get a panoramic view ....More >>>

Pandemic widening the US divide
SAN FRANCISCO (China Daily/ANN) -- While visiting a Pfizer vaccine-manufacturing plant in Michigan in February, US President Joe Biden .. More >>>

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What did you do this year and what are your plans for 2022?
The New Year is always a good time to set resolutions for self-improvement. .....More >>>

Lao bodybuilders get pumping ahead of SEA GamesThe Lao Body Building Federation is readying two men and one woman for competition at the 31st South-East Asia (SEA) Games in Hanoi, Vietnam, ..More >>>

A new holiday gem awaits in Vangvieng
People who like to travel but who don’t want to go too far from Vientiane now have a great new opportunity for.. More >>>


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