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Japan supports the empowerment of people with disabilities

(KPL) VIENTIANE, 30 July 2014 – The Government of Japan has been supporting the empowerment of people with disabilities in the Lao PDR for some time. .

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U.S. Ambassador Meets President of Lao Federation of Trade Unions

(KPL) On July 22, U.S. Ambassador Daniel A. Clune met with Mr Khamla Lorlonsy, President of the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU), to discuss ways to strengthen the cooperation between the LFTU and the United States. .

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Phongsaly needs 50 billion kip for urban development projects

(KPL) Phongsaly province has said it needs to spend almost 50 billion kip this 2013-2014 fiscal year to build basic infrastructure, especially roads, hospitals and schools, in its new capital city Boon Neua.
In 2010, Phongsaly Province announced Boon Neua would be its new capital city replacing Phongsaly District which is located in remote and hard to access areas.

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DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong to visit Laos

(KPL) The Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Mr Ri Su Yong and his delegation of senior officials will pay an official visit to the Lao PDR between 4 and 5 August 2014.

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Xayabury discusses the possibility of a Mekong hydropower dam

(KPL) Representatives of local authorities and contractors met in Xayabury Province to discuss the feasibility study into the Mekong hydropower dam in Parklay District, Xayabury last Friday.,

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NA session closed with new laws, plans, positions approved

(KPL) The 7th ordinary session of the National Assembly's (NA) 7th legislature was closed last Friday following the discussion and approval of new laws, and the state budget plan 2014-2015 along with the appointment of key positions proposed by Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong.

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Luangnamtha: some farmers complain low latex prices

(KPL) Some rubber farmers in Namtha district, Luangnamtha province have asked the NA members to help them resolve their problem of low latex price, saying the problem is affecting their production and income generation.

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Construction of biggest tourist complex in Laos takes shape

(KPL) Laos-ASEAN International Trade Company has injected over US$500 million in building the biggest tourist complex of ASEAN in Nongpene area, Hadxayfong District, Vientiane Capital.

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Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers build a library in Xaythany

(KPL) Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers fellows on 24 July handed over a newly built library to the Veunkham Upper Secondary School, Xaythany district, Vientiane Capital.

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Party Secretary General visits China to boost bilateral ties

(KPL) Comrade Choummaly Sayasone, Secretary General of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party and President of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, his wife and a high ranking delegation visited the People's Republic of China on 27-29 July

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Damaged roads in Vientiane to be repaired next month

(KPL) The repair of damaged roads in Vientiane Capital is expected to commence next month, according to Vientiane Public Works and Transport Department.

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Laos and Vietnam step up judicial partnership

(KPL) Laos and Vietnam have agreed to step up legal and judicial partnership, and expand the bilateral cooperation in the field to multilateral frameworks with diverse and practical affiliation forms.

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Four-breakthrough resolution of Ninth Party Congress

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