During late 2003 and early 2004, highly pathogenic H5N1 spread throughout China, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, and Lao People's Democratic Republic
(PDR) with a high lethality for domestic poultry; whereas in Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia, humans were infected but at a lower rate.
Laos celebrates today the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
. It was on December 2, 1975, when the Pathet Lao (literally "the Lao people," the name of the Communist Party) announced the abolition of the monarchy and proclaimed the democratic Republic of Laos.
The diplomats received by His Highnessthe Amir were the ambassadors of Lao People's Democratic Republic
, Republic of Nicaragua, French Republic, People's Republic of Bangladesh, Republic of Cuba, Tunisian Republic, and the State of Qatar.
This report describes a project funded by the United Nations Development Program that made information technologies more available to SMEs and includes the achievements of the first and second phases, including enterprise needs assessments, means of convincing participating enterprises of the potential of developmental services and the project, implementation of improved technology services and technical assistance, evaluations of results in Cambodia, the Yunnam Province of China, the Lao People's Democratic Republic
, and Viet Nam, and recommended approaches for further projects.
To the Editor: In May 2003, a previously healthy, 42-year-old rice farmer and miller, living on the Plain of Jars (Xieng Khuang Province) in northeast Lao People's Democratic Republic
(PDR) (Laos), dehusked and polished glutinous rice in her hand-operated rice mill.
The national policies and implementation mechanisms for girls' primary and women's basic education in the following Asian countries were examined: Lao People's Democratic Republic
; Nepal, Thailand; Indonesia; and India.
J.Saule, Deputy Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, paid an official visit to the Lao People's Democratic Republic
on January 16-22, at the invitation of Liane Thykeo, Lao's Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Montsame reported.
The workshop, with presenters from the Philippines, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Lao People's Democratic Republic
ends on Friday.
During his speech at 7th India-Asean Summit, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that he "would be happy to increase the number of English Learning Centres in ASEAN countries as during past also India has been involved in projects for skills upgradation such as Entrepreneurship Development Centres and Centre for English Language Learning in Combodia, Myanmar, Lao People's Democratic Republic
and Vietnam." By Lokendra Singh (ANI)
Topics include reform in post-war El Salvador, teacher training in the Lao People's Democratic Republic
, hard-to-reach children in Vietnam, early childhood development for refugee children in Indonesia, peace schools in the Philippines and Colombia, re-integrating combatants in El Salvador, training human rights workers in Peru, literacy and women's development in Mayan communities, and empowerment of ethnic minorities in the Cambodian highlands.
We have been monitoring the drug sensitivity pattern in the Lao People's Democratic Republic
(Laos) since 1993, and we have found that V.