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Safe food would bring in more tourists, experts say

Safe food would bring in more tourists, experts say

Laos would be more attractive to tourists if they could be assured of food quality and international hygiene standards.

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France announces Vat Phu preservation

France announces Vat Phu preservation

Ambassador of France to Laos, Mr Yves Carmona, has announced the launching of French support to the heritage site of Vat Phu Champasak, through the “Promoting Southern Laos Heritage” project.

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US Highlights Assistance in Environmental Sector

US Highlights Assistance in Environmental Sector

United States Ambassador Daniel A Clune met with Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Mr Noulinh Sindbandhit, for the first time since arriving in the Lao PDR,. During the meeting, Ambassador Clune gave Mr Sindbandhit an overview of US assistance programmes in the environmental sector in the Lao PDR

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Unichamp Lao Co launches lime processing facility in Laos

Unichamp Lao Co launches lime processing facility in Laos

Unichamp Lao Co., Ltd. (“Unichamp Lao”) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday to launch the construction of a new fully integrated modern lime manufacturing facility in Khammuan province.

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Japanese loan to improve airport, reduce poverty in Laos.

Japanese loan to improve airport, reduce poverty in Laos.

The Japan government, through the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), will provide a US$95.44 million loan to the Lao government to support a planned airport expansion and poverty reduction. (Mr Phouphet Khamphounvong (right) shakes hands with Mr Koichi Takei at the signing ceremony in Vientiane.)

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US, Canada pledge further funding for UXO clearance

US, Canada pledge further funding for UXO clearance

There were 80 million cluster munitions that did not detonate and were left scattered across 98 districts in 14 provinces.

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Laos: Medics reveal next year’s dengue prevention plan

Laos: Medics reveal next year’s dengue prevention plan

The Communicable Disease Control Department of the Ministry of Health has already set up a plan to combat dengue fever next year, calling for more than 34 billion kip to keep the virus at bay.

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