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PM granted authority to remove Governors and Vientiane Mayors; new constitution

(KPL) Amendments to the constitution will give the Prime Minister authority to remove Provincial Governors, Vientiane Capital Mayors, as well as their deputies.
Constitutional amendments were proposed at the ongoing 8th

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Premier calls on staff to improve working procedures

(KPL) Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong has called on the staff of administration office to develop their working procedures and to provide a good example for other state organizations in response to work demand in the new era in preparation for the conditions of international and regional integration.

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Govt to adjust interest rate downward for farmers

(KPL) The government is currently having discussions with banks to determine a suitable interest rate for animal farmers in the country.
"To promote animal production in the country, the government plans to lower the interest rate for farmers so

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Illegal resettlements along Laos-Vietnam border discussed

(KPL) Laos-Vietnam Border Committees have been having discussions regarding illegal resettlements of Vietnamese people along Laos-Vietnam common borders to build peace border.

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Vientiane Mayor visits Hardsayfong

(KPL) Vientiane Mayor, Mr Sinlavong Khoutphaithone and his delegation visited Hardsayfong District, Thadua customs border checkpoint and Dongphosy specific economic zone last Saturday.

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Civil servants receive certificates of basic English language

(KPL) The Foreign Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday awarded certificates to over 70 civil servants who have just completed a six-month English training course.

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Foreign Presidents greet Lao National Day

(KPL) Emir of the State of Kuwait Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah has sent a message of congratulation to President Choummaly Sayasone on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of the Founding of the Lao PDR.
The message read: "It is with pleasure that I extend to Your Excellency my sincere congratulations while your friendly country celebrates its National Day. I seize this opportunity, to express our sincere wishes for continued progress and development of the friendly relations between our two friendly countries and peoples.

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Fifth Luang Prabang Film festival attracts more than 1,500 spectators

(KPL) The fifth Luang Prabang Film Festival, held from 6-10 Dec, drew over 1,500 viewers over its five-day run in Luang Prabang.
"All of my family members have come to watch movies. This is our chance to watch films on a big screen.

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Champassak University development project launched

(KPL) The Champassak University development project, funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), was launched on Monday, 15 Dec.
The Champassak University development project is a priority of the Strengthening Higher Education Programme, which is being financed with grant support of US$24.8 million from the Asian Development Bank, and a contribution of US$2 million

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Mitr Lao factory expects over 400,000 tonnes of sugarcane input

(KPL) The Mitr Lao sugar factory in Savannakhet has expects over 400,000 tonnes of sugarcane to be used as raw material for sugar production this year.

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Lao Rugby Federation receives International Awards

(KPL) On 10 December 2014, the Lao Rugby Federation in Vientiane fielded national teams in 3 international competitions, conducted outreach activities in 2 new provinces, and engaged over 2,000 people in rugby activities for the upcoming year.

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Japan, Laos unveil cherry-elephant logo for 60th anniv of ties

(KPL/ Kyodo) With high economic growth in Laos having attracted increased Japanese investment in recent years, the governments of the two countries unveiled a logo Sunday to commemorate the 60th anniversary next year of the establishment of diplomatic relations.

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Four-breakthrough resolution of Ninth Party Congress

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