Social development

Education and training

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

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 ...

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