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USAID Presents Handbook on the Use of Natural Dyes in Handicraft Production to the Ministry of Industry and Commerce

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) presented a handbook on the use of natural dyes in handicraft production to the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC) of the Lao PDR at a handover ceremony on December 11, 2018, in Vientiane. The event, which was held at Salana Boutique Hotel, ...
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U.S. Embassy, Ministry of Industry and Commerce, and GIZ Host the Third Lao Digital Forum

VIENTIANE, Lao PDR – The United States Embassy, in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, hosted the Third Lao Digital Forum on December 14, 2018. The forum focused on opportunities for e-commerce in Lao PDR and how to best encourage its growth. It was chaired by Minister of Industry and Commerce Khemmani Pholsena, ...
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Hollywood Film Producers Teach Animation in Luang Prabang

LUANG PRABANG, LAO PDR: From December 7 to 12, 2018, acclaimed American filmmakers are leading an animation workshop in Luang Prabang for artists and screenwriters from eight Southeast Asian countries.  With support from the U.S. Embassy in Vientiane and U.S. Mission to ASEAN, this workshop is produced in collaboration with the renowned American Film Showcase ...
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U.S. Promotes Disease Prevention Programs in Laos

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR – U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert R. Redfield, MD, met with Minister of Health Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bounkong Syhavong and other senior health officials to discuss the ongoing, broad cooperation between the United States and Lao PDR in the health sector.  U.S. CDC currently works with Lao ...
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REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT PENCE
 AT THE 2018 APEC CEO SUMMIT

REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT PENCE AT THE 2018 APEC CEO SUMMIT Pacific Explorer Marquee Theatre Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 12:25 P.M. PGT Thank you, Scott.  And thank you all for that warm welcome.  Prime Minister O’Neill, Chairman Taureka, representatives from across the region, leaders of the business community, and to all our distinguished guests, ...
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