Category Archives: Medical and Health Care

U.S. Welcomes New Lao Ambassador

On April 8, President Donald J. Trump formally accepted the credentials of the new Lao Ambassador to the United States, Ambassador Khamphan Anlavan, at the White House in Washington, DC. …

Five Miners Killed, Two Wounded As Landslides Hit Central Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Five bodies have been retrieved from the affected areas and two others sustained injuries, after landslides hit a diamond mine, in South Kalimantan province of central Indonesia, a …

Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene for Improved Nutrition

Many communities in Lao PDR, especially those in poor or rural areas, do not yet have improved access to water supply and sanitation. Only 48% of primary schools and 25% …

Lao PDR Granted Japanese Grant Aid Of USD 8.9 Million

(KPL) The government of Japan has provided grant assistance worth JPY 1 billion (USD 8.9 million) to the Lao PDR to support its socio-economic development.

The signing ceremony for the …

N. Korea Disputes Trump’s Account of Talks Breakdown

HANOI, VIETNAM, North Korea is disputing President Donald Trump’s account of why the summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un collapsed, saying the North demanded only partial …

Vietnam’s President To Visit Laos

VIENTIANE, Laos, The General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong, and his delegation, will visit Laos this coming Sunday and Monday, the …

Huge Land Loss Predicted for Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

BANGKOK Nearly the entire Mekong Delta in Vietnam � an area that helps feed about 200 million people � will sink underwater by the year 2100 at current rates, a …

More Attention To Be Paid To Attracting Foreign Visitors, Says Minister

(KPL) Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism will attach more attention to attracting foreign visitors during Visit Laos-China Year 2019.

The statement was made by Minister of Information, Culture and …