• Laos, Thailand and China to Construct New Railway Bridge for Freight
  • Thai PBS reports that Laos, Thailand, and China are thinking about building a new railway bridge, running parallel to the first Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge, to assist in the cross-border transport of containers. The construction will start 30 meters from the first Lao-Thai Friendship bridge and have ...

  • Meta launches hybrid privacy education campaign “Your Profile, Your Home”
  • Meta today launched its latest initiative ‘Your Profile, Your Home’ or #ເຮືອນຂອງຂ້ອຍ, a new educational hybrid experience which enables users to learn more through play and educate themselves on how to take control of their online presence through privacy and control settings.Speaking at the launch ...

  • Laos Rethinks Savannakhet to Lao Bao Railway Project
  • The Lao government has consented to a feasibility study for the construction of a 220 km railway route from Savannakhet province to Lao Bao, which is situated in Quang Tri province, Vietnam, near the Lao border.  Jiangsu Hengtong Construction Engineering Co., Ltd. has been asked to carry out a ...

  • Lao dam lawsuit failure shows need to revise cross-border deals
  • On 17 August, the Thai Supreme Administrative Court ruled to dismiss a lawsuit, filed by 37 Thai villagers against five Thai state agencies for their role in approving the Xayaburi hydropower dam’s Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).Filed 10 years ago, the Xayaburi lawsuit was the first community-filed ...

  • Laos Government Allows Foreign Legal Businesses to Survey Land
  • A recent announcement from the ministry states that the Decision applies to individuals, legal entities, and organizations being operated in Laos by foreigners, stateless persons, and foreign-Lao nationals. Lao nationals can conduct land use rights business, land surveying services, land price evaluation, and other land-related services ...

  • Call for proposal
  • Description: The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature(IUCN) are currently accepting Letters of Inquiry (LoIs) from non-governmental organisations, community groups, Indigenous People’s organisations, women’s groups, private companies and other civil society organisations for projects that address the conservation of biodiversity in ...

  • [Online conference]: PEOPLES DATA ON LAND, WHAT FOR?
  • Description: The International Land Coalition LAC in association with regional platforms will organize a presentation of the regional result of the land governance index (LANDEX). The event also invites us to reflect on the challenges of the use and positioning of complementary (non-official) data. This discussion ...

UNESCO: One Opportunity, One Teacher, Limitless Dreams in Lao PDR

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