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Government, development partners discuss nutrition and agriculture finding

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1. New facilities to develop aquaculture in Laos
Several new facilities that will help increase fish production in Laos and improve the livelihoods of people engaged in fishing are being built under a project for Strengthening Research and Development of Fisheries and Aquaculture. . More >>>

2. Vientiane continuing consultation on road fund
Discussions will continue on how best to implement the Vientiane People's Road Fund after the issue has generated plenty of comments from members of the public. . . More >>>

3. UXO continue to kill, maim local population
A total 28 people have been killed and seriously injured by unexploded ordnance (UXO) this year in Laos with this number expected to further increase before year end, officials reported. . . .More >>>

4. Teacher's language training opens doors in tourism
Confidence and competence in communicating with guests, vital to a successful international hospitality industry, has been given a boost through teacher training. . . . More >>>

5. Thai teachers propose awardees' network
Thai officials from the Princess MahaChakri Award (PMCA) Foundation have proposed that Lao teachers join a network that will help share their professional teaching and school administration experience internationally.. . . More >>>

Home news

- Convention urges improvements to scholarly medical journals
Health experts from Asia Pacific Region countries convened in Vientiane on Friday to discuss improvements to the quality of regional scholarly publications in medi cine and the health sciences. . . More >>>

- Government, development partners discuss nutrition and agriculture finding
Lao government officials and development partners gathered in Vientiane on Friday to discuss the findings of research focused on experiences with nutrition-sensitive agriculture in the country. . . . More >>>

- China awards scholarships to Lao students
The Chinese government recently awarded scholarships to students and officials in Laos to study for their bachelor, master and doctorate degrees in Chinese universities. . . More >>>


Phou Salao, the best viewpoint of Champassak's heart
We drove more than 700 kilometres from the Lao capital of Vientiane to Champassak province, with plans of visiting several tourist sites and promoting the region via the media for the Visit Laos Year 2018. .

Poverty Eradication

Organic vegetables help remote family to move out of poverty
Slash and burn cultivation was not the right way to improve the living standards of Mr Bounyort Keosavat's family so they has to replace their crops with organic vegetables to sell to help them have better lives. . .   . .. .. . More >>>

Arts & Culture

Holy Buddhist Lent marks a fine time to take a break from drinking alcohol
Many people around the country have made a plan to stop drinking alcohol during the Buddhist Lent period and they believe it will help them to be healthier, happier, and save money as well. ...More >>>


Creating a Direct Link between Tourism and Wildlife Conservation. Example of Nam Et-Pou Louey National Protected Area
Travellers from all over the world have been to Nam Et-Phou Louey (NEPL) National Protected Area (NPA) in the Lao PDR (Laos) hoping to see rare wild animals.. . More >>>






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Govt subsidy needed for purchase of excess yields, local rice producer says
The Phanphet Agriculture Development Co Ltd, a local rice seedlings provider and rice product developer, is hopeful that the government will support local farmers by subsidising the purchase of excess yields. . More >>>


Beauty contest to promote farmers' products
The Sikhay Plaza is inviting all young women nationwide aged between 18 and 23 to participate in the first Miss Laos Farmer Contest 2017. So far, more than 70 young women have already registered with the plaza's organising committee. . .More >>>


Authentic Cuisine, Antique Culture brings diners to Laoderm
When visiting any country, it is important to experience the authentic culture, lifestyle and of course the original taste of the cuisine. . .More >>>

World news

Jokowi signs election bill into law
Indonesia (The Jakarta Post) -- A controversial election bill has been passed after President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo signed it into law on Wednesday, presidential spokesperson Johan Budi said on Saturday. . . More >>>


Do you agree with the move to reduce the number of lotteries?
The Prime Minister's Office last week announced a decision on reducing the number of weekly lottery draws from two a week to only one and measures that ensure transparency in order to protect buyers. . . More >>>


Lao U-23 fall at football group stage
The Lao U-23 team is unable to progress to the men's football semi-finals after losing their two Group A matches last week at the 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. . . More >>>


Breastfeeding room benefits mother and baby
She plans to exclusively breastfeed her first son until he is two years old as she realises that breastmilk can be good for health and immunity as per the World Health Organisation's (WHO) recommendation. . . More >>>


Agriculture teacher successfully follows his dream
Thousands of tudpoles and young amphibians are enjoying dipping up and down in ponds and prepared nets..More >>>


Outstanding student shares experiences after receiving Japanese scholarship
Mr Soukmano Manivong, was a stand-out student in his year when he studied Environmental Engineering at the National University of Laos (NUoL). Subsequently in 2015 he was selected by examination for a scholarship from Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) to study further in Japan. . . .... .More >>>

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