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Police Detain Eight Would-be Protesters in Lao Capital Vientiane

Police in the Lao capital Vientiane detained eight people this week who were planning protests calling for free speech and condemning land grabs and dam projects, later releasing six of them, RFA's Lao Service learned on Friday.The arrests took place o...Read More

Opposition leader Rainsy Praises Indonesia as Cambodia Frees Some ...

Exiled Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy praised Indonesia's democracy on Thursday in Jakarta as he pondered his plans to return to Phnom Penh, where the government released dozens of activists detained for aiding his challenge to strongman ruler ...Read More

Workshop On Pre-Consultation To Discuss The Implementation of VDCAP ...

(KPL) A brainstorming session on pre-consultation to discuss the implementation of the Vientiane Declaration on Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation was held last week in Vientiane.The session was organized by the Ministry of Planning and ...Read More

Gov’t, UNICEF, Stakeholders Commit to Reduce Multi-Dimensional ...

(KPL) The Government of Lao PDR, UNICEF, vice-governors, private sector, NGOs, civil society organizations, development partners and children gathered today in Vientiane at the Lao Generation 2030 Forum to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on...Read More

Gov’t to Focus on Promoting Agriculture, Services

(KPL) The government will attach greater attention to improving agriculture and service environment to ensure food security in the country, PM has told the opening day of the 8th ordinary session of the National Assembly."In 2020, the government will f...Read More