KOICA pledges US$5m for skill development in Laos

The Korea International Cooperation Agency will provide grant aid of over 40 billion kip (US$ 5 million) to facilitate skills development in Laos. The funding is in support of the Project for Improvement of Lao-Korea Institute for Skills Development from 2017 to 2020. A signing ...

Massive land area awaiting UXO clearance

Much work remains to be done in Laos to remove unexploded ordnance (UXO), which continues to be a huge threat to human life and an obstacle to development. Representatives from the government and development partners spoke about this persistent scourge at an event held in ...

Ministry extends registration for illegal foreign workers

Authorities have extended registration for illegal foreign expatriates who are working in Laos illegally, the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare has said. The extension was made after the last registration period from January to September this year was phased out, which has registered 24,000 ...

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