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Daily Archives November 18, 2019

Cambodia Opposition Leader Kem Sokha to Face Trial, Despite Looming ...

The former head of Cambodia's opposition party, Kem Sokha, will be tried for treason, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Monday, despite the easing of restrictions on his house arrest last week that led some to believe his case could be dropped as part of a b...Read More

Lao Police Release Eight Would-be Protesters Arrested Last Week in ...

Authorities in Laos have released eight would-be protesters who were detained last week as they were planning protests calling for free speech and condemning land grabs and dam projects.The arrests took place on Nov. 11 and 12, thwarting demonstrations...Read More

ASEAN Members Strengthen Cooperation On Social Protection

(KPL) ASEAN members have enhanced cooperation on social protection of people, especially vulnerable children, a meeting has been told.The 14th ASEAN GO-NGO Forum on Social Welfare under theme Strengthening Social Protection for Vulnerable Children In A...Read More

Lao National Institute of Nutrition, Lao-American Nutrition ...

(KPL) In order to help improve the nutrition of Lao citizens, especially children, the United States, in close cooperation with the Lao Ministry of Health, opened the Lao National Institute of Nutrition and the Lao-American Nutrition Initiative (LANI) ...Read More

Laos Marks ILO Centenary, Its 55th Anniversary of ILO Membership

(KPL) Laos celebrated in Vientiane on Nov 16 the centennial anniversary of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the 55th anniversary of the Lao PDR's accession to the UN agency.President of the National Assembly Pany Yathortou, Vice Presiden...Read More