Social development

Laos NA secures funding for human resource development

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The National Assembly (NA) has issued a resolution that endorses a government plan to secure a large amount of funding for the education and health sectors, aimed at improving the quality of human resources.According to the Assembly’s resolution on the state ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

EU reaffirms support for govt’s education, nutrition initiatives

The Delegation of the European Union to Laos (EU) has reiterated its support for the government’s ongoing efforts to develop and improve the education system and nutrition in all areas of the country.This includes financial and technical assistance for initiatives such as the Basic Education ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

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 ...

KPL News Desk

Tech equipment handover adds flavour to school meals programme

World Food Programme (WFP) has provided information and communications technology (ICT) equipment to support the School Meals Programme to ensure its sustainability and strengthen local ownership in target schools.An equipment handover ceremony was held in Vientiane on Monday to assist Education and Sports bureaus in ...

Times Reporters

Region getting productive on food safety in Vientiane

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Delegations from the governments and academia of various Asian Productivity Organisation (APO) member countries have gathered in Vientiane to learn and share experiences on food safety regulations and related issues.Director General, Department of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion, Mr Bountheung Douangsavanh ...

News Desk

Over 5,600 malaria cases recorded nationwide this year

Vientiane province: There have been over 5,600 of malaria cases so far this year across the country, but fortunately no deaths as the number of infections continue to drop.The update was reported at the meeting to summarise the work of the Ministry of Health over ...

Phomphong Laoin

Conference shines spotlight on nation’s family planning policy

Laos will continue to work with its development partners, including the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to make policy breakthroughs on the national family planning programme.Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment, Dr Kikeo Chanthaboury, made the remarks in Vientiane on Friday at the convening of ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

SEA Games 2019: Laos Scores First Gold Medal in Kickboxing

Laos has clinched its first gold medal in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games after beating Indonesia in the men’s 60 kg Low Kick final kickboxing match.In the match held on December 10, Lao kickboxer Taipanyavong Soukan beat Indonesian opponent Lumbantungkup Bonatua, according to a record on ...

Taejun Kang

Int’l organisations help Savannakhet children get new school building

More than 100 children of Dong Nakharm village in Atsphangthong district, Savannakhet province have a new school to study in – thanks to Acronis Cyber Foundation that provided aid for its construction.The Acronis Cyber Foundation partnered with Child’s Dream Foundation and handed over the school ...

Times Reporeters

NUOL faculty, youth rally on educational development

Ministry of Education and Sports officials along with National University of Laos (NUOL) lecturers and students came together on Wednesday to discuss the development of education and its ongoing contribution to the nation.The Youth Meeting at the NUOL was attended by Vice President of Laos, ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

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