Monthly news recap, January, 2015

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Monthly news recap, January, 2015

Postby brinch » Fri Feb 06, 2015 6:54 pm

Here are some of the news making headlines in January, 2015.

New free Lao font for Android, iOS and Windows Phone launched. In january a Lao Phetsarath font for tablets and smart phones was launched to make technology more accessible to the Lao population. The font may be downloaded here. Alternatively you can read more about the font news here.

Health workers raise awareness of family planning in rural Laos. Condoms and contraceptive pills are distributed to families in the more rural parts of Laos. Health workers want help from more women. Read more.

The company Sky Telecom to provide fast internet to more people. High-speed internet connections will soon be a reality in Laos, according to Lao News Agency. Sky Telecom already operates in several Asian countries, and can now welcome Laos to the list. Read more.
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Re: Monthly news recap, January, 2015

Postby laosTraveller » Thu Feb 19, 2015 6:51 pm

Thanks for the information about the new Lao fonts. Looks nice on my iPad ;)

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