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Environment

EU, ASEAN Team Up in Education to Address Global Challenges

In a landmark discussion hosted by the European Union (EU), ASEAN, and leading scholars from both regions convened to enhance cooperation in education and research, highlighting the transformative impact of the EU's Global Gateway strategy on ASEAN. The dialogue focused on innovation, research collaboration, sustainable development, and the exchange...

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...

Vientiane Capital to Tackle Persistent Flooding Issues

In response to the persistent flooding in Vientiane Capital during the yearly rainy season,...

Lao Statistics Bureau, International Partners Plan for Landmark 2025 Census

The Lao government is gearing up for the country's first-ever digital Population and Housing...

UXOs Take More Lives in Laos Amidst Ongoing International Efforts

As unexploded ordnance (UXO) continues to pose a significant threat to lives in Laos,...

Laos, Thailand Cooperate to Rescue More Tiger Cubs from Laos

The two countries are working together to prevent cross-border wildlife trafficking since four tiger cubs were rescued in Thailand after being smuggled from Laos. According...

Stakeholders Unite to End Violence Against Women

The National Commission for the Advancement of Women, Mother-Child (NCAWMC) and Lao Women’s Union (LWU), in collaboration with UNFPA, UNDP, Plan International, and Namjai...

Luang Prabang Announces Itself to be Open Defecation-Free

Following the lead of the nation's capital, Vientiane, Luang Prabang declared itself open defecation-free last week. It is the third province to make such...

MRC Council Acts to Strengthen Regional Cooperation, Protection of Mekong

The governing body of the Mekong River Commission last week approved a pair of major initiatives aimed at better coordinating and improving region-wide efforts...

Lao Environmental Activist Wins Women of the Future Awards in Singapore

Founder of Zero Waste Laos, Souksaveuy Keotiamchanh, has received the Women of the Future Awards South East Asia in Singapore and is the only...

Death Toll in Indonesia Earthquake Rises to 268

According to official figures, the recent earthquake in Indonesia has claimed the lives of 268 people, many of whom are children. Around 1,083 people...