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April 25, 2017

ADB commits assistance to Laos’ development goals

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1. Food safety first as national laboratory opens
Food security and control in the country has been boosted with the first official National Food Safety Laboratory opened on Monday in Vientiane. 
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2. Official: Inspection underway on reported import of human sperm
Health officials are investigating a report that human sperm has been imported into Laos, a senior government official has said. . More >>>

3. ADB commits assistance to Laos’ development goals
Infrastructure development for transportation connectivity, telecommunications, along with the power, education and health sectors will all be the focus of Asian Development Bank (ADB) in its continuous assistance to Laos in upcoming years. . More >>>

China slowdown affects Phongsaly investment
Private sector investment in Phongsaly province in the far north of Laos has witnessed a slowdown since the economic setback in China driving down the prices of several products. . More >>>

Laos still striving to become malaria-free
Laos aims to eradicate malaria by 2030 but it may not achieve this target if people do not follow preventive measures like sleeping under insecticide-treated nets. . More >>>

Home news
- Govt prepares for International Labour Day celebrations
The Lao Federation of Trade Unions has revealed plans for its upcoming 131st International Labour Day, aiming to strengthen protection of the rights and interests of Lao workers. . More >>>
- Laos celebrates World IP Day with fair
Laos has recently opened an Intellectual Property Fair aimed at both the promotion of the protection of intellectual property and promoting local products throughout the country.. More >>>
- Khamkeuth communities free from open defecation
Twenty villages in Borikhamxay province’s Khamkeuth district have been declared as open defecation free (ODF) communities, while the district is striving to receive overall ODF status. . More >>>

Camping the best way to experience reservoir's pleasures
The reservoir of the Nam Ngum hydropower dam in Vientiane province is a wonderful place to spend a day or two in the fresh air enjoying nature's pleasures. . .More >>>

Poverty Eradication

Small farm helps rural family make the move from poverty
Rural residents across Laos have been working in agricultural production and animal husbandry for centuries and it has played a central role in creating better living standards and helping them move away from poverty. . . . . . . . . . More >>>

Arts & Culture

Parsing lunar year’s promises, pitfalls as passion for astrological predictions proves persistent
Predictions and probabilities for the coming year are a staple of annual Lao New Year celebrations. . More >>>


Singer embraces celluloid, studies ahead of expected graduation
Singer Ms Phonesavanh Inthavong (Namfon) is busy juggling her role on the musical stage and music videos while extending her range to film and preparing for her university graduation. . . . More >>>


Killing for Traditional Medicine
Wildlife trade means the sale of wild animals or plants - either alive, dead or as processed parts. It includes food such as fruit and fish, forest products, leather and furs or medicinal plants. Wildlife trade can be . . . More >>>


Coaching programme to boost agricultural finance
Laos is seeking more effective ways to promote access to finances for businesses in the agricultural sector as the sector has been recognised as an important element in the country’s economic growth. . . More >>>


Lao puppeteers showcasing nation's culture at Thai-Asean exhibition
Performers and officials from the National Puppet Theatre Group are currently taking part in the Exhibition of Thai-Asean Contemporary Puppets being... More >>>


Dota Restaurant provides simple food satisfaction to diners
Visitors wandering around the walking street in Vientiane are in for a pleasant surprise in the evening when they visit an open-air restaurant with its selection of simply delicious dishes and drinks. . .More >>>

World news

Kashmir students, Indian forces clash as protests continue
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Anti-India protests have triggered clashes between students and government forces in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as authorities reopened schools after a weeklong suspension of classes. . . More >>>


What more can the government do to help organic farmers?
The current area dedicated to organic agriculture is around 7,984 hectares with yields estimated at 3,375 tonnes annually. Director General of the Agriculture Department of Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. More >>>


LFF imposing stricter standards to improve local football
Lao Football Federation (LFF) is enforcing tougher licensing standards on all participating clubs in the Lao Premier League in an ongoing effort to improve the overall . . . More >>>


Make ‘End Malaria for Good' a shared reality
Malaria still continues to harm or end many lives in Laos and elsewhere each year even though the disease is preventable. . .. .


Woman supports family with Island handicraft shop
As many people from the countryside move to Vientiane seeking more opportunity in their work and hoping to improve their living standards, Ms On Phimphisone's family are attempting to live in a different way.
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