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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

Measles Spread Prompts Samoa to Declare State of Emergency

MELBOURNE - Samoa declared a state of emergency this weekend, closing all schools and cracking down on public gatherings, after several deaths linked to a measles outbreak that has spread across the Pacific islands.The island state of about 200,000, so...Read More

Myanmar Rejects International Court’s Jurisdiction

YANGON, MYANMAR - Myanmar's government has rejected the International Criminal Court's decision to allow prosecutors to open an investigation into crimes committed against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority.Government spokesman Zaw Htay said at a F...Read More

Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Force helped train Lao ...

(KPL)A reception for the 2019 Programme on '' Search and Rescue and Medic Seminar of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief'' was organized on Nov 14 by the Embassy of Japan to the Lao PDR.The 2019 Programme on ''Search and Rescue and Medic Semina...Read More

Lao Midwives Host Their 1st Workshop on Maternal Death Surveillance

(KPL) Through the support of UNFPA and Lao Midwife Fund, the Lao Association of Midwives (LAM) hosted its first professional development workshop on the Maternal Death Surveillance and Response mechanism (MDSR) on Nov 13-14.The aim was to engage LAM me...Read More