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WB Approves Support For Nutrition, Public Financial Management In Laos

(KPL) The Lao PDR will benefit from US$72 million in new financing, under three projects approved on Mar 14 by the World Bank's Board of Executive Directors, which focus on reducing malnutrition in children and improving public resource use and service...Read More

Wide-Ranging K-Pop Scandal Rocks South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea's entertainment industry was upended this week after a celebrity's cell phone, which was in for repairs, revealed widespread alleged acts of sexual misconduct. YG Entertainment, which is tied closely to the stars at the center of the...Read More

US General: Google’s Work in China Benefiting China’s ...

The United States' top general said on Thursday that the Chinese military was benefiting from the work Alphabet Inc's Google was doing in China, where the technology giant has long sought to have a bigger presence."The work that Google is doing in Chin...Read More

Laos, Vietnam To Cooperate In E-Government, Cyber Security

VIENTIANE, Laos, The Lao and Vietnamese governments have agreed to continue cooperation in the development of cyber security, e-government solution, and postal service.The commitment to ongoing cyber security, e-government solutions and postal cooperat...Read More

US Rights Report Highlights Venezuela, Iran, China

STATE DEPARTMENT, The U.S. State Department is painting a grim picture of violations and abuses in countries that already have dismal records in its "Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018."Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday highli...Read More