Category Archives: Medical and Health Care

Consultation meeting on the National Population and Development Policy (2019-2030)

The consultation meeting on the draft National Population and Development Policy (2019-2030) was organized in Vientiane Capital on 22 August 2018. It was chaired by Ms. Phonevanh Outhavong, Director General …

Germany Accepts Former Nazi Slave-labor Camp Guard Jakiw Palij

The United States expresses its deep appreciation to the Federal Republic of Germany for re-admitting former Nazi slave-labor camp guard Jakiw Palij, who was removed from the United States on …

U.S. Delegation Attends the 30th Pacific Islands Forum

A high-level U.S. government delegation comprised of senior officials from the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Coast Guard, and the U.S. Agency for International Development will …

Singapore Rescue Team To Help Flood Victims In Attapeu

A 32member Home Team contingent, comprising 14 officers from the Singapore Police Force (SPF), three victim recovery dogs from the SPF K9 Unit, and 18 Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) …

UN In Laos Aids Thousands Affected By Flash Flood In Southern Laos

As relief operations continue in flooded villages of Attapeu province of southern Laos, United Nations agencies are working with the government and humanitarian partners to bring in clean water, food, …

Cars Powered by New Fuel Type Tested in Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA Australian scientists have test driven two cars powered by a carbon-free fuel derived from ammonia. A team from the Australian government’s research agency, the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and …

Department of State Announces Online Publication of 2017 Digest of United States Practice in International Law

The Department of State is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 Digest of United States Practice in International Law, covering developments during calendar year 2017. The Digest provides …

Techconnect Laos-Vietnam 2018 Launched

More than 300 entrepreneurs, representatives of research institutes and business community from Laos and Vietnam are attending the first ever Techconnect Laos-Vietnam opened in Vientiane on Aug 9, 2018.

The …