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NA Approves Law On Health Insurance

KPL) People's representatives yesterday, Dec 13 approved the Law on Health Insurance, the first of its kind.Brainstorming the law, the lawmakers expressed that they expected that the law would allow low income families to access universal health insura...Read More

ADB Country Director Visit ADB-funded Projects

(KPL) Asian Development BankADBCountry Director Yasushi Negishi accompanied by a group of media professionals is visiting northern provinces to inspect the progress of development projects funded with ADB loans.ADB has provided financial loans to suppo...Read More

Remarks at the United Nations Security Council Meeting on Iran

SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you very much, and good morning. Thank you for the kind words. I appreciate them.Just two days ago, the head of the IRGC's airspace division, Amir Hajizadeh, boasted that Iran is capable of building missiles with a range beyond ...Read More

Government, UNICEF Assess Improvements On Children’s Lives In ...

(KPL) The government of the Lao PDR, under the leadership of the Ministry of Planning and Investment, and UNICEF met today, Dec 11, to assess progress towards improving children's lives in the country.Vice Minister of Planning and Investment Kikeo Chan...Read More

Religious Freedom Designations

On November 28, 2018, I designated Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan, as Countries of Particular Concern under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 for having engaged in or ...Read More