Lao Morning News For July 17

Lao Morning News For July 17
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Lao PDR morning news

Vietnam Dominates Investment in Attapeu
Vietnam shared 58 percent of total domestic and foreign investment in the southern province of Attapeu between 2001-2016, according to the Director of the Department of Planning and Investment Soulichanh Phonekeo.
Lao News Agency

Xayaboury: More than 2,100 Industry and Handicraft Factories
Over 2,100 industry and handicraft factories are reportedly undertaking their business operations in Xayaboury Province to export and serve domestic consumption, proving its business growth both in quantity and quality so far.
Lao News Agency

KEB Hana teams up with top Laos bank
KEB Hana Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the top Laos bank by assets for their strategic partnership, the Korean bank said Sunday.
Korea Times

Borikhamxay irrigation project feasibility study approved
A feasibility study for development of the Koutfamab irrigation project in Thapabath district, Borikhamxay province will proceed after the signing of an agreement in the nation’s capital.
Vientiane Times

Ministry, Lao Front cement environmental cooperation
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) have agreed to initiate environmental protection cooperation which will contribute to sustainable national development.
Vientiane Times

Vientiane to Focus on Undertaking Approved Development Projects
Vientiane Capital will then focus on implementing national assembly-approved development projects in the next six months of fiscal year 2017 to ensure their achievement as scheduled.
Lao News Agency

Illegal vehicle importation incidents chased up in capital
Vientiane authorities have resolved a significant number of cases of illegal car imports and import tax avoidance over the past six months, recovering funds due to support the nation’s budget.
Vientiane Times

Laos, Philippines enhance bilateral ties
Laos and the Philippines have secured a new phase of bilateral ties, with the inaugural Laos-Philippines Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) meeting taking place in Manila, Philippines, on July 13.
Vientiane Times

Australia – Laos Human Rights Dialogue
We write on the occasion of the forthcoming 5th Australian-Laos human rights dialogue, scheduled to be held in Vientiane, Laos in July 2017.
Human Rights Watch

Are Chinese nationals being targeted in Laos?
Beijing’s issuance of a security alert for its nationals residing or traveling in the Southeast Asian nation underlines a recent spate of attacks on its citizens.
Asia Times

 

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Cara Navarro

Cara Navarro

Journalism Intern at AEC News Today
Cara recently finished her first year at Bryn Mawr College in the United States, where she is studying Growth and Structure of Cities. While she is from Manila, Philippines, she has lived in multiple cities around the world, most recently Phnom Penh.

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