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Vientiane Rescue Passes on Prized Award to the People of Laos

Vientiane Rescue 1623, under the Foundation for Assisting Poor People of the Lao PDR, presented the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016 to the Lao people, after receiving the award in Manila, the Philippines, last month.

Vientiane Rescue Prepares for Boat Racing Festival

Over 20 volunteers from Vientiane Rescue 1623 are performing drills to assist anyone in the water in preparation for this year’s boat racing festival in the capital next month.

Rescue Teams Train Ahead of Summits

Vientiane medical staff and rescue teams have been undertaking rescue drills to improve their emergency response, particularly with a view to any potential call outs during the upcoming ASEAN summits in Vientiane.

Vientiane Rescue Wins Magsaysay Award 2016

Vientiane Rescue, a humanitarian group formed by volunteers to save lives in the Lao capital, is among the six recipients of this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Award, regarded as Asia’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize.