Lao Prime Minister Vows Teachers Will Be Paid

Responding this week to appeals by Lao schoolteachers who have gone unpaid for months, Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith ordered that teachers receive their salaries on time, threatening to punish officials found blocking or diverting their pay.
“From now on, no one is allowed to use funds budgeted for teachers’ salaries for other purposes,” Thongloun told a ….

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Congratulations To The Winners Of J&C Services’ Lucky Draw

“My warmest congratulations to the winners”, says Stephan Aeschbach, J&C Services’ Senior Partner. “We have been celebrating the opening of our new office space together with our clients. Every client purchasing an insurance policy were entitled to a chance winning one of the exciting prizes in our lucky draw.”
And these are the winners:

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That Luang Renovation Restores Iconic National Treasure

The fourth restoration of Vientiane’s Pha That Luang, which began early last month, aims to preserve this national and cultural icon.
The restoration aims to return the revered stupa to its traditional glory in readiness for the 450th anniversary celebrations that will take place alongside the annual That Luang festival next month.
The stupa is of great national, religious and …….

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Thailand Wary As Zika Cases Soar Close To 100

Since the Zika virus first caught the world’s attention following one of the most serious outbreaks, in Brazil last year, Thai health authorities have been at pains to allay local fears that a similar outbreak could occur in the Southeast Asian country, which reported its first confirmed case of Zika in 2012.
But there has been a dramatic increase in the number of Zika cases since the beginning of 2016, with 97 reported across 10 provinces, after only …..

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