Social development

Education and training

Laos ministry details international support for education, sports

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – International non-government organisations, associations and foundations are cooperating with the government to contribute US$99,663,578 as part of ongoing education and sports programmes around the country.International groups this year will provide US$17,253,833 to develop universities, schools and other education and sports sector ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia to adopt Korean for regular school curriculum

BUSAN, Nov. 26 (Yonhap) — Three more member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) — Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia — plan to adopt Korean for the regular curriculum at their secondary schools beginning next year, officials said Tuesday.South Korean Minister of Education ...

Yonhap News Desk

Educators spotlight primary education in development plans

Education officials, members of international organisations and development partners met on Thursday to endorse key policy recommendations for the next step of the Education and Sports Sector Development Plan (ESSDP) for 2021-2025.The recommendations focus on primary education, aiming to improve the knowledge and pedagogical skills ...

Times Reporters

Applications for Scholarships to Study in Hungary Are Open

The Honorary Consulate of Hungary in Laos has announced the opening of applications to study in Hungary for the year 2020-2021, a program called Stipendium Hungarium (SH). Applications have been open since November 15, 2019. The deadline for potential applicants is January 15, 2020.Hungary provides high-quality education ...

Latsamy Phonevilay

Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry collaborates with AOTS and TPA for professional employee development

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Representatives from the business sector of Oudomxay province are participating in a training programme to develop professional qualities needed for their operations.The training programme, which will run from November 18 to 22, has been co-organised by the Lao National Chamber of ...

News Desk

New secondary school opens in Xekong

The children of Dakcheung district in Xekong province now have a brand new secondary school, built with 9 billion kip (US$1 million) in grant funding from the Vietnamese government.The school, in Nonsavan village, was officially handed over to Lao authorities last week.The event was attended ...

Phomphong Laoin

Lao gov't gets ready for opening of China-Laos railway in 2021

VIENTIANE – Officials from the Lao Ministry of Public Works and Transport and other sectors are learning about railway operations from Chinese experts in Lao capital Vientiane to prepare for the opening of China-Laos railway in 2021.The final railway technology training course is taking place ...

Xinhua News

Savannakhet University celebrates 10th anniversary

Savannakhet University last week hosted an event to celebrate its 10th anniversary after opening its doors to students in October 2009, becoming Laos’ fourth state-run university.Students from around the country are increasingly seeking places at the university and today it has 8,811 students on its ...

Times Reporters

NUOL hosting int’l science research forum

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Faculty members of the National University of Laos (NUOL), institutes and foreign officials will be presenting papers at the International Research Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development at NUOL on November 5-6.The conference is being held by the ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

Research Ethics Books Presented To University Of Health Sciences

(KPL) Over 250 copies of research guidelines “Research Ethics in Laos and the Mekong Countries” have been presented to the University of Health Sciences (UHS) to be used as guidelines for conducting an ethical research that would allow hospital practitioners, teachers, students, researchers and organizational administrators ...

KPL News Desk

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