Indonesian Palm Oil Association Says EU Discriminatory

JAKARTA, INDONESIA In a bid to increase renewable energy use in Europe, the European Commission adopted a new regulatory framework in June 2018. With the EU Renewable Energy Directive (RED …

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% …

2nd Carlsberg Golf Classic 2019 Held To Develop Lao Golfers

(KPL) The 2nd Carlsberg Golf Classic competition was held on March 28 at 16 Km Golf Club, in Vientiane. About 100 amateur golf players joined the competition.

Mr Solaphet Keoviengkham …

Iran’s Zarif Calls Europe Incapable of Bypassing US Sanctions

TEHRAN, IRAN, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday European powers were incapable of bypassing sanctions imposed on Tehran by the U.S. after it withdrew from the Iran …

Mar-a-Lago Arrest Spotlights Security Risks at Trump Estate

PALM BEACH, FLA. As palm trees swayed in the ocean breeze, Yujing Zhang approached Secret Service agents in the Mar-a-Lago parking lot.

She said she was going to the swimming …

Detailed and Public, Kim Jong Nam Murder May Never Be Solved

KUAL LUMPUR, MALAYSIA The murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half brother at an airport in Malaysia was brazen, intricately orchestrated and, thanks to scores of security …

Defence Minister Visits Malaysia

(KPL) Minister of National Defence Gen. Chansamone Chanyalath undertook an official visit to Malaysia from Mar 21 to 23.

The visit was his first official visit to Malaysia since assuming …

Laos-China Railway: Almost Half Of Affected Families Compensated

(KPL) Relevant authorities have paid over 76 billion kip as compensation for families affected by the Laos-China Railway Project in Luang Namtha. The amount equals 47 % of planned compensation.…