Laos
| 6 Dec 2019 | 10:32

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Apart from Thong Hai Hin or the Plain of Jars located near Phonsavanh city centre and recently listed as a UNESCO world heritage site - there are at least 90 more megalithic sites hidden in the jungle waiting to be discovered.

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General
Laos
| 6 Dec 2019 | 10:29

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - South Korea’s Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) has agreed to provide low interest loans worth almost US$44 million to support water supply development projects in Champassak and Saravan provinces in southern Laos.

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Business, Finance
Laos
| 6 Dec 2019 | 10:28

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Vientiane Expressway No 1 Project yesterday paid more thanUS$ 4 million as the second installment of compensation to property owners affected by the venture.

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Business, Finance
Laos
| 6 Dec 2019 | 10:24

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) -  Laos will conduct the Census of Agriculture III (LCA III) and Economic Census III (EC III) for 2019-2020 to use the findings as a reference for the next national socio-economic development plan for 2021-25.

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Business, Economy
Laos
| 6 Dec 2019 | 10:24

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - UXO experts from Laos and other Asean Plus countries and their dialogue partners are meeting in Vientiane from December 3-6 to discuss plans on clearing mines in the region over the next three years.

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General, Regional
Laos
| 6 Dec 2019 | 10:23

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government has been focusing on anti-corruption awareness-raising among civil servants and students to increase transparency in the country, according to a leading official. 

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Politics
Laos
| 6 Dec 2019 | 10:23

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and Yunnan province of China have agreed on a cooperation plan to promote development in northern Lao provinces aiming to strengthen ties between the two countries.

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Politics, Business, Economy
Japan
| 5 Dec 2019 | 23:42

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The nation’s first domestically developed vaccine for Ebola hemorrhagic fever will be tested by a Japanese research team that will start a clinical trial this month.

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SciTech
Japan
| 5 Dec 2019 | 23:41

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - ANA Holdings Inc. (ANAHD) and Isetan Mitsukoshi Ltd. in Tokyo demonstrated a  test of a prototype avatar that enables shopping from remote locations.

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Business, SciTech
Japan
| 5 Dec 2019 | 23:39

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Chefs share their secret recipes on Twitter and elsewhere to support apple farmers in Nagano Prefecture who were hit hard by heavy rains as a result of Typhoon No. 19. 

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General