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It Outages Reported Across Globe as Airlines, Airports, Banks, Media Companies Experience Disruptions

ABC News - IT outages have been reported across the globe as airlines, airports, banks and media companies have suddenly experienced ongoing disruptions that have upended the daily lives of potentially millions of people. American Airlines, United and Delta have asked the FAA for global ground stop on all flights, according...

USAID Pledges USD 15 Million to Aid Persons with Disabilities in Laos

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is set to provide Laos with...

Laos to Raise VAT to 10 Percent on Digital Platforms

Starting 1 August, digital platforms like Google, Facebook, and Amazon will enforce a 10...

Over 10,000 Lao Students Study in Vietnam with Government Aid

Vietnam has become a hub for higher education for more than 10,000 students from...

In Vientiane, farmers are voicing concerns over rising costs of production, unauthorized imports, and...

Vientiane Steps Up Efforts to Protect Phou Phanang Conservation Area

Vientiane authorities are intensifying efforts to re-designate the Phou Phanang National Conservation Area to improve its management and prevent land encroachment. The Vientiane Department of...

Laos, Australia Collaborate to Support Non-Lao Speaking Students

In a significant step towards inclusive education, the Lao Research Institute for Education Science (RIES) under the Ministry of Education and Sports, in partnership...

Thailand Welcomes Lao Tourists on New Vientiane-Bangkok Train Service

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) welcomed Lao tourists who arrived at Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Station...

Vientiane Faces Rising School Dropout Rate, Seeks Solutions

The Vientiane Education and Sports Department has identified key reasons for the increasing school dropout rate and proposed solutions to address this issue.  This issue...

Shooter Thomas Matthew Crooks’s Motive Remains Unknown as Investigators Find Explosive Materials in Car

The motives, opinions, affiliations and potential allies of the 20-year-old gunman responsible for the assassination attempt on Donald Trump remain unknown, authorities say. The FBI...

UNODC Launches Campaign to Promote Safe, Responsible Use of Technology For All

With the misuse of technology posing a serious threat across Southeast Asia for the past few years, the United Nations Office on Drugs and...