Social development

Nation celebrates International Children’s Day 

Hundreds of people from Vientiane and the provinces yesterday attended a special event to mark International Children’s Day at the National Culture Hall. This year the day is being celebrated with the themes “Child rights promotion, safe use of technology, sustainable environment, and be a ...

Vientiane Times

PM calls for greater development, protection of children

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has called for all stakeholders to increase their responsibility in properly caring for, developing and protecting children, to create an environment that enables them to enjoy their childhood. In his message to mark International Children’s Day, which falls on June 1, ...

Vientiane Times

Project reduces gender-based violence in capital 

Violence against women in target villages of Vientiane has declined as more people gain understanding of women’s rights through the Bringing Justice Closer to Women Suffering from Gender Based Violence project. Government officials and partners including Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation to Laos yesterday reviewed their work ...

Vientiane Times

UK lends support to malaria control

The United Kingdom’s Comic Relief charity is providing over US$700,000 from 2018 to 2020 to help prevent and control malaria in three provinces of Laos.More ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Laos prepares  to mark Children’s Day

People throughout Laos are preparing colourful activities to celebrate International Children’s Day (June 1) and promote a better life for youngsters. More ...

Vientiane Times

CPA Australia, NUOL join forces to boost students’ job prospect

The Faculty of Economics and Business Management at the National University of Laos (NUOL) is partnering with CPA Australia to bolster students’ job prospects through educational support. NUOL is the first university in Laos to formalise a relationship with CPA Australia – one of the ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

New Primary Curriculum To Be Rolled Out Starting In September 2019

(KPL) Since 2015, the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) has been in the process of revising the Lao PDR national primary curriculum, and developing new textbooks, teacher guides and other resources for the schools.More ...


Sanamxay enhancing measures to fight against dengue fever

(KPL) Revently, District Health Office of Sanamxay, Attapue Province and Disease Control Sector have promoted a campaign to increase public awareness on the prevention of dengue fever and distributed mosquito larvicides locals to control the spread of disease.More ...


Project promises brighter future for rural schoolchildren 

Rural areas of Oudomxay province are to get support for educational development through the ‘Support and Promotion of Education Sectors in Rural Areas’ project, a collaboration between the Ministry of Education and Sports and Asia Children to Laos.More ...

Vientiane Times

Lao, Cuban youth unions forge closer ties

The Lao People’s Revolutionary Youth Union and the Young Communists’ Union of Cuba (UJC-Union De Jovenes Comunistas De Cuba) have deepened their friendship through a new cooperation agreement. The agreement on exchange and cooperation between the two parties was signed in Vientiane yesterday More ...

Vientiane Times

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