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Laos’ Special Envoy Presented World Heritage Inscription ...

(KPL) Mr. Bosengkham Vongdara, a special envoy of the Lao government was presented a certificate confirming that the World Heritage Committee of the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage has inscribed Megalithi...Read More

As Thai Police Investigation into Lao Activist’s Disappearance ...

Human rights activists voiced concern Monday about the stalled Thai police investigation into the late-August disappearance in Bangkok of prominent Lao democracy advocate Od Sayavong.Od, 34, who had been recognized as a refugee by the U.N. refugee agen...Read More

Lao Woman Sentenced to 15 Years for Trafficking Four Girls to China

Authorities in Laos have sentenced a woman to 15 years in prison for trafficking four Lao girls to China in 2018, RFA has learned.Identified as Mrs. Duangchanh, the woman met the girls in Luang Namtha city, Luang Namtha province in January 2018. She to...Read More

ASEAN Senior Officials Review Action Plan On Social Welfare and ...

(KPL) The 15th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Social Welfare and Development in Vientiane Capital was held yesterday to review Action Plan on Social Welfare and Development 2016-2020.The 15th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Social Welfare and Deve...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