Japan grants support for school, water supply projects in Laos’ poor communities

(KPL) The government of Japan is providing grant assistance worth over US$159,000 for two education related projects in Bokeo and Xekong Provinces and one water supply system project in Xayabouly Province through its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP).Grant contracts were signed at ...

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Japan Provides UXO Clearance Machine For Cluster Munitions Removal in Xieng Khuang

(KPL) The Government of Japan has provided grant assistance worth USD 746,128 to support the removal of unexploded ordnance – UXO – utilizing cluster munitions machine in Xieng Khuang Province on Dec 11, 2019.A contract on the grant project was signed at the Embassy of ...

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Japan Supports Improving Basic Education for Children of Ethnic Minorities in Oudomxay

(KPL) The government of Japan provided grant assistance worth USD 526,999 to support basic education for children of ethnic minorities in Oudomxay Province of the Lao PDR.A contract on the grant project was signed at the Japanese Embassy in Vientiane on Dec 3 between Ambassador ...

KPL News Desk

Japan Supports Improving Reading Skills of Children in Thapangthong

(KPL) The government of Japan has provided grant assistance worth US$516,347 to support improving the reading skills of children and the learning environment as well as the advancement of primary schools in the Lao PDR.A contract on the grant project was signed at the Japanese ...

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Japan pouring US$17.8 million into Luang Prabang water supply upgrade

The Japanese government is funding a grant aid project worth US$17.8 million to improve the water supply system in Luang Prabang city, under a grant agreement signed in Vientiane on Thursday.The agreement was signed by the Director General of the Department of International Cooperation of ...

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Japanese equipment to help Laos cope with natural disasters

The Japanese government has agreed to offer equipment to Laos to help strengthen the country’s capacity to prepare, handle and respond to natural disasters, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.The ministry’s Press Department announced yesterday that the Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr ...

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JICA supports Luang Prabang water upgrade construction 

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is supporting the construction of Luang Prabang city’s expanded water supply from 2019-2022 through a grant agreement of US$18.4 million.Nihon Suido Consultants Co., Ltd will prepare the bidding documents, select the winning bid and supervise the project construction. Director of Water ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

Nippon gives educational boost to people with disabilities in Laos

The Nippon Foundation of Japan has provided more than 2.6 billion kip (US$300,000) to the Ministry of Education and Sports to improve access to education for people with disabilities.A project agreement was signed in Vientiane on Wednesday by the Deputy Director of the External Relations ...

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Japan farewells Lao scholars, celebrates programme anniversary

Some 20 Lao students will start their advanced learning and research in Japan, supported by the Japan Human Resource Development Scholarships (JDS) and the Young Leaders Programme (YLP).A reception for students and alumni of the JDS and YLP was held in Vientiane on Tuesday to ...

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430 tonnes of rice bound for flood victims

The government has handed over about 430 tonnes of rice worth over 3.3 billion kip provided by the Japanese government as part of ongoing disaster assistance to the southern provinces.The support includes about 149 tonnes of rice for communities in Borikhamxay province, 100 tonnes for ...

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