Savannakhet


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Savannakhet

 

a city in central Laos, on the Mekong River; capital of Savannakhet Province. Population, 35,700 (1967). Savannakhet is a river port and the terminus of a highway connecting Laos with southern Vietnam; it also has an airport. The city is a center for sericulture; there is also ship repair. An electric power plant is located in the city.

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To ensure that quality products are supplied during the Pi Mai Lao holiday, local authorities especially those in the border provinces of Attapeu, Savannakhet and Luang Namtha as well as Vientiane are closely checking for fake and expired goods at target markets.
Therefore, we made an investment in a small scale hydropower plant, Tadsalen Hydropower, in Xepone, Savannakhet Province in 2006 which began commissioning in 2013 with a concessionary period of 30 years selling electricity to Electricite du Laos (EDL).
The initiative is in line with the government's Agriculture Development Strategy to 2025 as it aims to boost the competitiveness of rice value chains in Khammuan, Saravan, and Savannakhet provinces, as well as vegetable value chains in the capital Vientiane and in Champassak and Xekong provinces.
The Vientiane Capital, Khammuane, Savannakhet and Champasack provinces were selected as targeted locations (Figure 2), as they together accounted for more than half of total paddy rice output in 2014.
The demand for bovine meat in Laos is increasing, generating an opportunity for smallholder farmers particularly in the bigger cities, with the most outstanding production growth in Savannakhet, Vientiane, Champasak, Xiangkhouang, and Sayaboury [6] where fattening of cattle has quickly developed in recent years because bovine meat prices increase of 42% to 48% between 2011 and 2013 [29].
Allied sorties could not attack within twenty-five nautical miles (NM) of the Laotian cities of Luang Prabang and Vientiane, or within 10 NM of Attopeu, Pakse, Saravane, Savannakhet, and Thakhek and, later, Muong Phalane.
The quality of public and private pharmacy practices: A cross sectional study in the Savannakhet province, Lao PDR Eur J Clin Pharmacol.
ST Bank currently has five branches and 32 service units in Vientiane, Savannakhet province, Champasak province, Luang Prabang, and Bokeo province, which are important economic centres in Laos.
Border trade between Mukdaharn in Thailand and Savannakhet in Lao PDR has increased by 37% from THB39.32 billion in 2014 to THB53.93 billion in 2015.
In December 1999, malaria vector surveys were carried out by Vythilingam et al (11) in 7 provinces, namely Borikhamxay, Champasak, Luangprabang, Saravane, Savannakhet, Xayaboury, and Sekong, and in the capital city of Vientiane in the Lao PDR.