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Activists do Dirty Work of Clearing Trash on World Cleanup Day

SYDNEY - Thousands of activists fanned out across beaches and rivers throughout Asia Saturday, picking up rubbish and drawing attention to the amount of trash that is dumped worldwide, a day after millions marched to urge world leaders to act on climat...Read More

UNDP Launches Accelerator Lab

(KPL) The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Lao PDR has launched Accelerator Lab with a global network of 60 labs serving 78 countries.A fast-paced world, climate change and development challenges demand re-imaging our approaches in or...Read More

China Donates US$100,000 For Relief Efforts In Flood-hit Provinces

(KPL) The Chinese government has donated US$ 100,000 to support relief and recovery efforts in Khammuan, Savannakhet, Saravan, Xekong, Attapeu and Champassak which have been severely flooded.The flooding caused by storms between late August and early t...Read More

Flooding in Laos’ Southern Provinces Displaces 100,000, Kills ...

More than 580,000 people have been impacted and at least 28 have died in floods caused by heavy rains over the past two weeks in Laos' southern provinces, according to estimates revised during a cabinet meeting this week. The death toll figure was repo...Read More

Nam Theun 2 To Donate LAK 1 Billion For Relief, Recovery Efforts In ...

The Nam Theun 2 Power Company Limited has committed one billion kip to relief and recovery efforts in the flood hit provinces of Khammuan, Savannakhet, Saravan, Xekong, Attapeu and Champassak. The flooding caused by storms between late August and early...Read More