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Indonesia’s Popular President Sworn in for 2nd Term

JAKARTA - Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who rose from poverty and pledged to champion democracy, fight entrenched corruption and modernize the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation, was sworn in Sunday for his second and final five-year term...Read More

Laos Urged to Cancel Latest Dam for Mainstream Mekong

BANGKOK - Environmental rights groups are calling on Laos to cancel the latest hydro-electric dam it has approved for construction across the Mekong River, warning of dire consequences for the millions of people who rely on the waterway for a living.A ...Read More

Zhejiang Seeks Stronger Cooperation With Foreign Media

(KPL) Over 120 media practitioners representing 67 countries in Asia, Europe, America, Africa attended the first Zhejiang Media Cooperation and Communication Forum with International Friendship Cities held on 11 October 2019 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Provi...Read More

Importance Attached To Convention On The Rights Of The Child

(KPL) Past 30 year, the Government of Lao PDR has attached importance to the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) to ensure fundamental needs for all children - nutrition, health, education, child development, child protect...Read More

WFP, Government Deliver Rice To Flooded Communities

(KPL) The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is supporting the government of the Lao PDR in logistics distributing around 500 tonnes of rice donated by the Republic of Korea through APTERR - ASEAN Plus Three Emergency Rice Reserve.The rice is he...Read More