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UNICEF Representative calls on Vice Premier

UNICEF Representative to the Lao PDR Pia Rebello Britto paid a courtesy visit to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Planning and Investment Sonexay Siphandone on Nov 18 on the occasion of her appointment to the post.During the courtesy visit, the vi...Read More

PM pays a guidance visit to Borikhamxay

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith paid a guidance visit to Borikhamxay province on Nov 18.He was greeted by Borikhamxay Governor Kongkeo Xaysongkham and other senior officials of the province.Addressing a gathering of senior officials at the main hall...Read More

US Minority Students Struggle With Virtual Classes During Pandemic

MIAMI - A devastating new wave of U.S. coronavirus cases is forcing school districts to consider again closing classrooms and returning to remote online instruction, creating educational hurdles that can be especially severe for millions of poor and mi...Read More

Third Potential COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Promising Results

Thursday brought further good news from the global effort to produce a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. A report published in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet says that a potential vaccine developed by...Read More

Twitter Launches Disappearing Tweets That Vanish in a Day

Twitter is launching tweets that disappear in 24 hours called "Fleets" globally, echoing social media sites like Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram that already have disappearing posts.The company says the ephemeral tweets, which it calls "fleets" becaus...Read More

Vaccines Alone Won’t End Pandemic, WHO Official Says

The World Health Organization's emergencies program director said Wednesday that vaccines alone would not end the COVID-19 pandemic and would do nothing to stop the current global surge in coronavirus infections.Mike Ryan made the comments during a vir...Read More