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Lao Dairy Farm Carves Out Healthy Market Niche

Lao Dairy Farm Carves Out Healthy Market Niche

WITH agriculture in Laos improving year by year, a new farm in Vientiane called the Lao Dairy Farm is carving out a sizeable share of the fresh milk market. Its main selling point is that the quality of its pasteurised milk is as good as imported brands.
The farm is located in Naxineua village, Naxaithong district. It keeps a variety of …. Continue reading

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‘Horrific’ First Amphibious Centipede Discovered

'Horrific' First Amphibious Centipede Discovered

This giant, venomous creepy-crawly is as comfortable swimming and walking underwater as it is on land, in a finding that surprised scientists.
Just when you thought it was safe to go in the water—look out for giant, swimming centipedes!
Scientists have recently described the world’s first known amphibious centipede. It belongs to a group of giant centipedes called …. Continue reading

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Leaving Laos For Good ? Planning A Move Abroad

Leaving Laos For Good Planning A Move Abroad

Planning a move abroad is a significant undertaking that requires a great deal of thoughtful consideration. Once you have finalized a move overseas and started to put everything in place that you will need for a new life abroad, you should momentarily divert your attention away from the exciting new life that awaits and concentrate on your current life in the present.
To make sure nothing is forgotten before your move abroad, we have prepared an expatriate checklist to help you get organised. Prepare your move abroad with a minimum of fuss and tick off each item to make sure you’re ready for the ….. Continue reading

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Laos Suspends Pork Imports To Protect Local Farmers

Laos Suspends Pork Imports To Protect Local Farmers

The Livestock and Fisheries Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has suspended the import of piglets and pork as Lao farmers are currently able to produce sufficient supply to meet domestic demand.
In its announcement, issued last month, the department said the domestic production of pork and piglets was sufficient for local consumption and there was even a surplus in ….. Continue reading

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Yikes!!! A Snake In My Garden

Yikes!!! A Snake In My Garden

Snakes are common in Laos and can be found anywhere. Where I come from in Canada we only have one snake and it is non-poisonous. So I find myself nervous when I see a snake in my garden.
Although many people are bitten, less than half are poisoned, even by a poisonous snake, and of these few … Continue reading

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5 Asian Countries Produce Majority Of Plastic In World’s Oceans

5 Asian Countries Produce Majority Of Plastic In World’s Oceans

Of the circa eight million tons of plastic that reaches the Earth’s oceans on a daily basis, most is coming from five major Asian countries, all of which are developing and experiencing impressive economic growth. Yet all also have ….. Continue reading

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