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Education and training

Agriculture students get Japanese lessons on food value chains

Students at the Faculty of Agriculture, National University of Laos (NUOL), learnt about Japanese food value chains during a training course at the faculty’s Animal Hospital last week.The Faculty of Agriculture co-organised the training from October 21-25 under the Asean-Japan Partnership programme on Food Value ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

NUOL project building capacity in environmental impact assessment

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Faculty of Environmental Sciences at the National University of Laos (NUOL) is reporting substantial progress in its project to build capacity in technical knowledge for environmental impact assessments (EIA). The project, running from 2018-2020, has been developing EIA training courses and textbooks ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

Lao schools honoured with Asean Eco-School Award

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Sinxay Secondary School and Sanaphon Primary School joined others from across the region to receive an Asean Eco-School Award at a recent ceremony held in Siem Reap, Cambodia.This was the third biennial Asean Eco-School Award ceremony to be held, to highlight ...

Sisouphan Amphonephong

NUOL faculty, students analyse community-driven development

Researchers, lecturers and students at the National University of Laos (NUOL) are learning about community-driven development at a seminar taking place in Vientiane from October 21-23.The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is hosting the ‘Seminar on Community Driven Development’ at NUOL’s Faculty of Science and ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

Lao business leaders embark on Japanese management programme

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Laos-Japan Human Resource Department Institute (LJI) on Tuesday began a “keiei-juku” programme for the third batch of trainees to help improve the skills of Lao business executives in administration and management.The Japanese-developed keiei-juku training initiative is a specialised management skill ...

News Desk

Vientiane Book Festival 2019 Scheduled For This Month’s End

(KPL) Vientiane Book Festival, the second of its kind, will be held between Oct 19 and 27 at Vientiane Center, Vientiane Capital to promote the roles of teachers in Laos and mobilize public supports for schools in need as more than 500 schools in the capital city lack story ...

KPL News Desk

Chinese govt awards 50 scholarships to Lao students

The Chinese government has awarded 50 scholarships to outstanding local students and those from disadvantaged remote areas so they can study for bachelor and master’s degrees in China. The scholarships were announced last week at the Confucius Institute on the National University of Laos (NUOL) campus ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

RHB Bank Donates Chairs, Tables To Local School

(KPL) The RHB Bank Laos donated 20 sets of chairs and tables worth 12 million kip to Phiavat Secondary School in Vientiane Capital on Oct 5.The handover ceremony was held at the school between RHB Bank Laos Director General Danny Ling and the Director of ...

KPL News Desk

Lao PM leads celebrations of National Teachers’ Day

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Friday led education officials nationwide in celebrating the 25th National Teachers’ Day, which falls on October 7.Speaking at a ceremony held at the National University of Laos’ Dongdok campus, Mr Thongloun, on behalf of the government, ...

Keoviengkhone Bounviseth

Lao-French Bilingual Classrooms to Receive Training, Equipment

A signing ceremony was held on Friday at the Ministry of Education and Sports to officially launch the project supported by the French Embassy to upgrade the teaching of mathematics and science in Lao-French bilingual classes in line with the government’s education plan to improve ...

Cameron Darke

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