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Health & Environment

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 up to USD 15 million to improve the lives of persons with disabilities in Laos. This initiative is part of the second phase of the Okard Project, which spans from 2024 to 2027   and focuses...

EU, ASEAN Team Up in Education to Address Global Challenges

In a landmark discussion hosted by the European Union (EU), ASEAN, and leading scholars...

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...

ASEAN Energy Forum 2024: Laos to Host Event on Regional Energy Future

The ASEAN Center for Energy (ACE) will be organizing the 24th ASEAN Energy Business  Forum (AEBF-24) from 25-27 September 2024 at the Lao National...

Germany’s Support Set to Transform School Meals in Laos

A new agreement signed by the Ministry of Education and Sports today formalizes support from the Federal Republic of Germany to the country’s largest...

Harsh Conditions for Vientiane’s Garbage Collectors Highlighted in World Bank Report

Garbage collectors in Vientiane, Laos, endure harsh living conditions, raising concerns about their welfare. The World Bank's recent report emphasizes the urgent need to...

Here’s How You Can Improve Your Health by Stopping Negativity and Embracing Optimism

(AP) — Prince Bhojwani never thought of himself as a negative person, until three trips to the hospital in one month forced him to...

High-Tech River Management: USAID, MRC Fund Remote Sensing for Mekong Basin

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has entered into a grant agreement with the Mekong River Commission (MRC), pledging up to USD...

Dengue Fever Education Sessions Boost Awareness in Two Xaysomboun Villages

Local communities in Nam Mo and Nam Gnone, Xaysomboun Province, should now be better prepared to fight Dengue Fever thanks to recent education sessions...