Laos’ human development improves slightly, remains at 137 out of 189 countries, territories

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Laos’ human development improves slightly, remains at 137 out ...

The Human Development Report ranks countries based on the Human Development Index (HDI) which measures average achievement on three basic aspects of human development, life expectancy, education, and per capita income.Between 1990 and 2019, the Lao PDR...Read More

Vientiane Police Headquarters destroys over 600 kg of narcotic drugs

The Vientiane Police Headquarters destroyed 659 kg of narcotic drugs in a ceremony held in Vientiane on Oct 10 to mark the 19th anniversary of National Day against Drug Abuse and Trafficking.The narcotics destroyed included heroin (2,741 kg), methamphe...Read More
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Taskforce committee announces new Covid-19 infection

National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control confirmed this morning another new case of Covid-19.
The latest case has been identified as a 29-year-old military athlete who just ret...

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Life skills in schools save lives Comprehensive Sexuality Education ...

In her teaching career spanning over 20 years Vinkouk Duang Khammouan has met many female students experiencing unplanned pregnancies.
She sees an urgent need to help young people understand more abou...

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WHO supports Ministry of Health to develop training videos to protect ...

Vientiane Capital, During this COVID-19 pandemic, an alarming number of those infected, or about 10% of cases globally, are among health workers...

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Shandong Farmer in Suicide Bid After Harassment Over Resettlement Plan

A resident of the eastern Chinese province of Shandong who was being pressured by the authorities to join a controversial resettlement plan was sent to hospital after attempting suicide by drinking pe...

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