Vientiane, (Lao PDR) - 23 May 2010 - The National Task Force on HIV and AIDS met on Friday to discussed initial findings from the Rapid Assessment and Response survey conducted in the last quarter of 2009 in the provinces of Houaphan and Phongsaly. In the meeting, the task force also devised a work plan of responses and activities, both on the ground and at policy level...[ Read More ]



Vientiane, (Lao PDR) - 15 April 2010 Kita, 28, simply shatters stereotypes. Wearing a bright smile over a muscular body, Kita often uses words like "motivated", "skill" and "opportunity". The motivation: a one-year employment contract with Eurotech, long-established garment company in Vientiane. The skill: screen printing. The opportunity: vocational training at the Somsanga Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre in Vientiane...[ Read More ]



Vientiane, (Lao PDR) - 6 April 2010 The National Assembly of the Lao PDR held a semi-annual intersession programme from 30 March through 2 April 2010 in Pakxan, Bolikhamxay Province. The programme was attended by more than 100 legislators, NA staff members, Government officials, UN staff members, and representatives from diplomatic corps and other development partners. ....[ Read More ]