Sri Lanka
| 17 Oct 2019 | 11:01

JAFFNA, Sri Lanka ( The Island/ANN ) - The new Jaffna International Airport would be declared open jointly by President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe tomorrow, Sudarshana Gunawardana, head of the Development Communications Unit at the Premier’s office said yesterday.

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Economy
Laos
| 17 Oct 2019 | 11:00

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos is well-known among visitors for its wealth of natural and historical tourist sites as well as unique traditions, cultures and lifestyles which vary across the whole country.

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Culture
Laos
| 17 Oct 2019 | 10:58

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and Singapore have enjoyed a good relationship for almost half a century, with their longstanding ties becoming deeper and stronger, especially since Laos became a member of Asean.

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Politics, Regional
Laos
| 17 Oct 2019 | 10:58

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has issued a new regulation that enables authorities to check the quality and safety of pesticides before they are used on crops in Laos.

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General
Laos
| 17 Oct 2019 | 10:57

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos will continue to cooperate with regional and development partners to improve access to health services.

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Economy
Laos
| 17 Oct 2019 | 10:55

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Youth delegations from the Asean University Network (AUN) and Asean Plus Three university network are gathering in Vientiane to share their cultural pursuits through music, dance and other performing arts that define their national heritage and identity.

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Regional, Culture
Laos
| 17 Oct 2019 | 10:54

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Lao government has entrusted and given the right to the Petroleum Trading Lao Public Company (PetroTrade) to conduct a feasibility study on the Laos-Vietnam Railway Project, from Thakhaek district in Khammuan province, Laos, to the Vietnamese border.

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Regional, Business
Laos
| 17 Oct 2019 | 09:10

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Laos-Japan Human Resource Department Institute (LJI) on Tuesday began a “keiei-juku” programme for the third batch of trainees to help improve the skills of Lao business executives in administration and management. 

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Regional, Business
Japan
| 16 Oct 2019 | 21:29

YOKOHAMA (The Japan News/ANN) - A section of land at a pet shelter in Kanagawa Prefecture collapsed last weekend due to the devastating Typhoon No. 19.

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Environment
Japan
| 16 Oct 2019 | 21:27

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Evacuees were shivering in shelters on Wednesday after temperatures dropped to their lowest figures of the season across almost all of Miyagi Prefecture in the aftermath of the record rainfall during Typhoon No. 19, which hit the Tohoku region this past weekend.

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Environment