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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

EU and UNICEF Donate Motorbikes and Computers To Lao MoES

(KPL) As part of the Partnership to Strengthen the Education System (PSES), the European Union (EU) and UNICEF handed over to the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) equipment for a total value of US$ 121,000, including 40 motorbikes, 62 desktop computers and three laptops. The ...

KPL News Desk

Lao Students get lessons on study opportunities in Japan

More and more students are considering studying in Japan and are interested in obtaining information on ways to achieve this.The Study in Japan Fair 2019 held at the National University of Laos (NUOL) in Vientiane on Wednesday provided an opportunity for students to learn about ...

Times Reporters

Hongsa Power provides 40 scholarships for Xayaboury schoolchildren

The Hongsa Power Co., Ltd. has provided 40 scholarships worth 120 million kip for secondary school students in Xayaboury province, to support their studies over the course of this academic year.Thirty scholarships worth a total of 90 million kip will go to six schools in ...

Phomphong Laoin

Workshop in Laos tackles global value chains, services, economic liberalisation

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Government officials from several organisations are attending a capacity building workshop in Vientiane from September 30 – October 2 on global production value chains, services and economic liberalisation in Asean Least Developed Countries (LDCs).The workshop comes as Laos’ economic integration with ...

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