The 35 th AIPA GENERAL ASSEMBLY ASEAN INTER PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY
VIENTIANE CAPITAL, LAO PDR
14-20 SEPTENBER 2014
Strengthening Parliamentary Cooperation
to Build ASEAN Community
Agreement signed for Eld's deer conservation in Savannakhet
(KPL) The Savannakhet Provincial Natural Resources and Environment Department and the World Wide Fund for Nature in Laos last week signed a memorandum of understanding for the conservation of the brow antlered deer (Eld's deer) project phase III in Savannakhet.
British Embassy hosts film-themed musical extravaganza
(KPL) Acclaimed film producer Lord Puttnam and his son, Alexander "Sacha" Puttnam entertained Vientiane audiences last Friday as pianist "Sacha"played the themes from his father's films.
The British Embassy hosted an evening of music and film
(KPL) The labour shortage is considered to be the most noticeable challenge for business leaders in Savannakhet Province, a recent report has said."There has been an increase in domestic and foreign investment in the province, but we are facing a growing shortage of qualified and skilled workers to ease labour demand of local business units,"said the Vice Governor of Savannakhet Province, Mr Khampheui Phanthachone.
Fifth meeting of the asean regional knowledge network on forest law enforcement governance
(KPL) Illegal logging and its associated trade within and across the ASEAN region and beyond has been constantly tackled through various forms and levels. Currently this is being scaled up to another level by the Fifth Meeting of the ASEAN Regional Knowledge Network on Forest .
(KPL) The Central Committees of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) and the Lao People's Revolutionary Youth Union (LPRYU) held a ceremony on October 18 to launch a youth friendship village along the Laos-Vietnam border.
Minister stresses need to promote non-resource sectors
(KPL) The 6th Trade and Private Sector Working Group meeting was held on 15 October in Vientiane Capital with the Minister of Industry and Commerce Khemmani Pholsena speaking about the need to promote non-resource sectors as a strategy to achieve sustainable and inclusive growth.