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Laos-Singapore Cooperation Centre Inaugurated

(KPL) The Laos-Singapore Cooperation Centre (LSCC) was officially opened on Jun 24 with an aim to promote partnership with other stakeholders to bring added expertise and new insights to development challenges.The centre is located on the 5th floor of ...Read More

34th ASEAN Summit Opened In Bangkok

(KPL) Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and other ASEAN leaders attended the opening ceremony of the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on Jun 23.In his opening remarks, PM Prayut Chan-o-cha of Thailand, which holds the ASEAN Chair in 2019, revie...Read More

Lao Government Reacts To UN expert’s Misleading Report

(KPL) With the consent and at the invitation of the Government of Lao PDR (GoL), the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Mr. Philip Alston, visited Lao PDR on 18-28 March 2019. The objective of this visit was to assess and identi...Read More

Every Stunted Child Deprived In Three Or More Areas Of Well-Being

The report Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis on Stunting among children under 5 years, Lao PDR released on Jun 20 indicates that at both national and provincial levels, every stunted child in the Lao PDR is also deprived in three or more areas ...Read More

Burned House on the Mend with THPC Help

A family at Keosenkham village, in Bolikhamxay's Khamkeut district, is able to start rebuilding its house following a fire that took their home away in May.On Jun 20 the Theun-Hinboun Power Company (THPC) handed over construction materials worth 24 mil...Read More