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Cleaner, safer motoring envisioned by schoolgirl art contest winner

An artistic vision for better, cleaner and safer motoring has won a Vientiane secondary school student cash, a trophy and the chance to have her entry compete abroad.

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- Top fitness trainer getting Vientiane in shape
When it comes to physical fitness and health Lao people are no different to others around the world which is why so many can be found in gyms around Vientiane working with personal trainers trying to get into shape. .More >>>
- Sports keen vovinam coach succeeds in developing martial arts
Experienced vovinam coach Mr Viengsouk Hangngeun is gaining a reputation for his knowledge and skill in training vovinam and taekwondo fighters. .More >>>
- Vientiane school honoured for being drug free
Receiving recognition for being drug free for three successive years clearly shows that Vientiane's Saengsamai School is one of the main allies in Laos' fight against drug abuse. .More >>>
- Mobile library opens new chapter in children's education
Reading is essential for children if they are to rise up the education ladder but many of them are held back because so many schools don't have enough books, both in rural areas of Laos and towns. .More >>>
- Model using modeling to further dream of being engineer
Amodel forged from the stage of Lao Super Model 2014, Mr Anoulack Phanthavong or Liong to his friends, is currently heavily focused on education and reaching his dream of one day being an engineer. .More >>>
- Twin brothers take aim at National, International events
Savannakhet province has currently been training its talented male and female students to become skillful athletes with their sights on vying in national eventsaround the country in the near future. .More >>>
- Literature award winner reveals his passion for poetry
Lao poet Mr Saykham Champaouthoum was the winner of the 2016 Sinxay Literature Award for his poem Champa Padupard after receiving much acclaim from critics and other writers. .More >>>
- Poor family's aspirations inspire Savannakhet student
The privations associated with growing up in an impoverished household were among the inspirations that drove a young man to study hard in the hope of getting a good job to help his family. .More >>>
- Eastern Star bilingual school pushes benefits of reading
Eastern Star, a private bilingual school in Vientiane, is going all out to foster a love of reading among students, encouraging them to realise the importance of reading and to develop their skills. .More >>>
- Lao students win youth innovation competition in China
Astudent team from the National University of Laos (NUOL), including Ms Thipsavanh Silakoon, has won awards for projects submitted to the Youth Innovation Competition on Lancang-Mekong Region's Governance and Development (YICMG) that took place in Nanning, Guangxi, China recently. .More >>>
- Inspiring model student a red certificate recipient
An excellent student from central Laos serves as a source of inspiration for other aspiring high achievers after she was recognised for her academic excellence and awarded with a coveted red certificate at the completion of her studies.
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- Rural teacher struggles to main standards
Being a teacher in a rural area is very important for the development of education but the job is not favoured by teachers, especially those who teach English, as they feel they will be unable to progress. .More >>>
- Two-time Chinese scholarship awardee shares his experiences
"Ever since I heard about the Chinese Government Scholarship when I was in Mor 5 (Grade 11), my goal was to get one, said 26-year-old Chinese Government Scholarship holder, Mr Novalee Sayaxang. .More >>>
- Lodkeo tries running and studying
Lao professional female runner Lodkeo Inthakoumman is currently in training for the international half marathon in Khon Kae n, Thailand on January 29. .More >>>
- Sayphonesomboun school helps boost education standards
Privately operated schools have played an important and helpful role in educational development in Laos since the government has been encouraging private sector investment in recent years. .More >>>
- Leading academic receives Outstanding Researcher Award
Dr Silinthone Sacklokham was one of 14 Lao researchers to receive the Outstanding Researcher Award recently on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the National University of Laos (NUoL). .More >>>
- Outstanding student wins various awards
An outstanding student who won various awards when he was young, Mr Thipphachanh Poumarath has gone on to future academic success and represented his country at many exchange programmes abroad. .More >>>
- Japanese volunteer judo coach helping local fighters
Lao national judo fighters across all levels are developing and growing in confidence for international competition thanks to the efforts of Japanese volunteer Mr Kan Murayama. .More >>>
- Schoolchildren attend Buddhist weekend retreat
Vongkhamsy Primary School has introduced Buddhism classes into its curriculum, with children immersing themselves in the fundamentals of the religion for two hours a week, taught by monks. .More >>>
- Dedicated student wins scholarship to pursue her degree
"We can buy essentials with money but we cannot buy knowledge with money, says Ms Thidthida Phokhasili, 20, the recipient of a scholarship from the Lao Brewery Co., Ltd. .More >>>

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