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Hongsa Skills Competition Held To Mark Labour Day

(KPL) The 1st Hongsa Skills Competition was held on May 9 to mark the 133rdInternational Labour Day, also called International Workers' Day.Held at the sport field of Hongsa Power Company, Hongsa district, Xayabouly province, the competition was divid...Read More

Philippines Votes in Polls Expected to Boost Duterte

MANILA Filipinos vote Monday in midterm polls that are expected to strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte's grip on power, opening the way for him to deliver on pledges to restore the death penalty and rewrite the constitution.Duterte has found interna...Read More

Hong Kong Lawmakers Brawl Over Extradition Bill

A session Saturday in Hong Kong's legislative assembly about a controversial extradition law ended in a brawl between lawmakers, with one member of the assembly hospitalized.Neither the pro-democracy lawmakers nor the pro-Beijing politicians are budgin...Read More

Food From The U.S. Helps WFP Feed School Children Around Lao PDR

(KPL) A large shipment of rice, lentils and oil donated by the United States arrived at the World Food Programme's (WFP) Vientiane warehouse on May 10, 2019, where U.S. Ambassador to Lao PDR Rena Bitter received the goods.Since 2008, the U.S. governmen...Read More

Social Protection, Water, Sanitation Projects To Improve Nutrition In ...

(KPL) Two new projects, totaling US$52 million, will jointly address high levels of stunting in northern provinces of Lao PDR. The Reducing Rural Poverty and Malnutrition Project will lay the foundations of a national social protection system and suppo...Read More