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Saudi Woman Fleeing Family Arrives in Canada Where She Was Granted ...

Canada's Foreign Minister said Saturday, after a young Saudi women fled to Canada out of fear for her life, that Canada believes "very strongly that women's rights are human rights."Eighteen-year-old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun was greeted by Foreign Minist...Read More

Laos’ Garment Industry Faces Severe Labor Shortage

Garment factories in Laos are experiencing labor shortages as workers are looking to Thailand for greener pastures, sources say.A factory manager in the capital Vientiane who requested anonymity told RFA's Lao Service earlier this month, According to [...Read More

Chinese Railway Project in Laos Leaves Farmers in the Lurch

The railway project that would link landlocked Laos with China has been touted as a benefit to the Lao economy because it will lower the cost of exports and consumer goods while boosting socioeconomic development in the impoverished nation of nearly 7 ...Read More

Children’s Hospital Urged To Lift Its Service Standard

(KPL) Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Phouthone Meuangpak has urged the management of the Children's Hospital to make greater efforts to raise the standard of its medical services.The annual meeting of the hospital was held at the Laos-Korea Pediatric Tr...Read More

14th Food Festival To Be Held Next Week

(KPL) The annual Lao Food Festival designed to promote Lao cuisines and Lao women's entrepreneurship will be held at Chao Anouvong Park, Vientiane Capital on Jan 23-26, a press conference was told on Tuesday.The festival aims to promote local businesse...Read More