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USAID Announced $5.6 Million to Address the Impacts of COVID-19 on Education and Economic Growth in Laos

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR – Isobel Coleman, Deputy Administrator (DA) for Policy and Programming for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced US $5.6 million in additional assistance to address the impacts of COVID-19 on economic growth and primary education in Lao PDR on May 13, 2022. DA Coleman highlighted USAID’s support to women-owned ...
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Ukraine Statement

It is more than two months already when russia began its military aggression against Ukraine. As I am talking now, the battle for Ukrainian Donbas is unfolding. Russia’s original invasion plan directed at simultaneous seizure of Kyiv, Kharkiv and Odesa, with the aim to change power in Ukraine, has failed. The russian side has regrouped ...
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U.S. Supports Rehabilitation Workforce in Lao PDR

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR — On April 20, U.S. Ambassador to Lao PDR Dr. Peter M. Haymond joined Vice Minister of Health Dr. Sanong Thongsana to officially launch the Continuous Professional Development Training Facility for Health Professionals at the Center for Medical Rehabilitation (CMR).  The ceremony also marked the official handover of rehabilitation equipment to the ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos

Greetings from the U.S. Embassy in Vientiane!  This message is for all U.S. Citizens in the Luang Prabang area. On April 28, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., a Consular Officer will be available in the lobby at the Avani Luang Prabang Hotel to answer questions related to American Citizen Services offered at the U.S. Embassy in Vientiane.  All U.S. ...
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