AFS Animation Storytelling Workshop

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ANIMATION WORKSHOP! The American Film Showcase (AFS), in collaboration with U.S. Embassy Vientiane and the Luang Prabang Film Festival (LPFF), is pleased to announce a six-day animation workshop, which will take place on December 7-12, 2018, during the 9th Luang Prabang Film Festival. Through trainings focused on story and pitch development for ...
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U.S. Embassy-Hosted Lao Digital Forum Highlights Financial Technology

VIENTIANE, Lao PDR – The focus was on financial technology, economic growth and microenterprise development at the second Lao Digital Forum hosted by the U.S. Embassy, held in Vientiane on June 29.  Organized by the U.S. Embassy and Bank of Lao PDR, with financial support from U.S. companies Microsoft and Visa, the forum brought together ...
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United States and Lao PDR Cooperate to Prepare for Natural Disasters

LUANG PRABANG, Laos – The United States and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic are working to prepare for future disasters through a new project called “Prepared and Resilient Communities in Lao PDR” funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). On January 31, U.S. Ambassador Rena Bitter witnessed the signing of a memorandum ...
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U.S. Embassy and Companies Support First-ever Lao Digital Forum

VIENTIANE, Lao PDR – U.S. Ambassador Rena Bitter made opening remarks at the first-ever Lao Digital Forum held on January 26.  The Forum focused on the global digital economy revolution and its potential benefits for microenterprises and Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Laos, as well as the policy environment needed to harness the benefits of ...
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