Lao Morning News For April 4

Lao Morning News For April 4

Lao PDR morning news

Lao automotive industry in need of more technicians
Laos needs more than 500 automotive technicians each year to satisfy auto industry growth, according to suppliers.
The Nation

PS Lao to return money to partners over business uncertainty
PS Lao Enterprise has announced it is pleased to return money invested by business partners who want to withdraw their funds following legal uncertainty relating to the company’s business.
Vientiane Times

Vientiane Capital Announces Top-Scoring Students for National Exam
Vientiane Capital has announced the selected top-scoring students, representing the capital, to take the coming National Best Student Exam, which will be held at the end of this month.
Lao News Agency

Laos-China direct flight serves to promote cooperation
The number of people travelling between Laos and China has increased, especially the number of Chinese visiting Laos from Hainan province, since a direct flight between Vientiane and Hainan came into service last year.
Vientiane Times

Toyota Dream Car Art Contest 2017 awarded
Toyota Motor Thailand awarded prizes for the winners of the 11th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest 2017 last Saturday.
Lao News Agency

Agricultural Promotion Bank Provides Almost LAK 70 Billion in Loans in Sekong
The Agricultural Promotion Bank Sekong branch has said its loans provided to people in Sekong province have amounted to almost 70 billion kip (USD 8.49 million) to facilitate business operation and income generation of local people.
Lao News Agency

Alleged Lao drug boss targeted by Thai cops
THAI anti-narcotics police are requesting permission from Laos to interrogate Sisouk Daoheuang, an alleged Laotian drug kingpin believed to control a larger network than Xaysana Keopimpha, who was arrested three months ago and is in Thai police custody.
The Nation

Laos-Cambodia border closed over tensions
In the latest flare up in tensions between the two countries, Lao authorities temporarily shut a border crossing with Cambodia and dispatched more troops to an undemarcated area on the northern border after Cambodian authorities began renovating an old French border outpost.
The Phnom Penh Post

Thousands of Lao Nationals Duped by Asianface Company
Owner of Asianface Company, Cambodian investor Mr Hout Sovanh, was arrested earlier this week after numerous investors bombarded his office in Vientiane on Monday, demanding that their investments in a joint venture be returned.
The Laotian Times

Laotian Soldiers Suspend Construction of Cambodian Border Post
Nearly 20 Laotian soldiers interrupted Cambodian border police clearing grass and small trees in Stung Treng province on Sunday afternoon and prevented them from building a one-person border-crossing post inside an undemarcated area, an official said.
The Cambodia Daily (paywall)

Paklay Mekong Bridge to Be Opened Temporally for Pi Mai Lao
A bridge Mekong River linking Vientiane to Sayaboury Provinces will be temporarily opened for general public on April 12 during the celebration of Pi Mai Lao or Lao Lunar New Year.
Lao News Agency

Russia rewards National Assembly President
The government of the Russian Federation has awarded the President of the Lao National Assembly (NA) Ms Pany Yathotou with an Order of Friendship for her great contribution to the development of cooperation between Laos and Russia.
Vientiane Times

Savannakhet educators, students readied for uni relocation
The faculties of agriculture and food science are set to be the first from Savannakhet University to open at its new site as 1,500 students from these faculties prepare to study in brand new facilities.
Vientiane Times



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