Lao Morning News For August 10

Lao Morning News For August 10
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Lao PDR morning newsSecondary education in nation’s south gets boost via Japan grant
Students in southern Laos will be able to access better education facilities thanks to a grant from the Japanese government to construct 44 new school buildings.
Vientiane Times

Chinese investor rings up majority stake in ETL
China’s Comba Telecom has vowed to provide Lao users with improved service and mobile experiences after it successfully acquired a majority stake in Laos’s ETL Public Company and stepped up its management improvement efforts.
Vientiane Times 

Mein opens investment door to ASEAN nations
A delegation from the North East headed by Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh and Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein had a series of meetings with ministers of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic at Vientiane on Tuesday.
The Sentinel

Capital’s water channel designed for tourism development
Upgrading the water channel along That Luang marsh to Huaymark Hiew water gate is aimed at preventing possible flooding in the city and developing a new tourist site in Vientiane in the near future.
Vientiane Times 

Lao Farmer’s Market Fest 2017 to Be Held Next Month
Lao Farmer Market Festival 2017 will be held at the Sikhay Plaza in Vientiane Capital on Sept 1-9, aiming to promote commercial agriculture.
Lao News Agency 

Paving a pathway towards lifelong learning policy
Paving a Pathway Lao government officials learned and discussed together about Towards a Lifelong Learning Policy at a high level workshop in Laos in Vientiane yesterday.
Vientiane Times 

Vietnamese, Lao provinces step up multifaceted cooperation
Leaders of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue and the Lao province of Sekong signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in various fields during their talks in Hue city on August 9.
Vietnam Plus 

Handicraft makers learn to develop products as gifts
Lao handicraft and One District One Product (ODOP) makers learned with Japanese experts on development of their products for gifts, especially in term of product design and packaging and understanding the demand of the gift market on Monday.
Vientiane Times 

Lao Photographer Brings Home Top Ten ASEAN 2017 Cup
That Luang Stupa in Vientiane photo shot by Ikham Khamlasee a photographer of Laos News Agency has won ASEAN 2017 Cup at a photo exhibition held on the occasion of celebrating ASEAN’s 50th anniversary in Hanoi, Vietnam on Aug 8, 2017.
Lao News Agency 

Lao athletes eye 3-5 golds at upcoming SEA Games
Lao athletes are eyeing three to five gold medals at the 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games which has been scheduled to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during August 19-31, Lao state-run news agency KPL reported Wednesday.
Xinhua

Feature photo Prince Roy
Find our previous morning news feature photos in the AEC News Today Morning News Feature Photos gallery where you will find a pictorial display of daily life throughout the Asean Economic Community (AEC).

Lao morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Lao PDR news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities. It is published M-F by AEC News Today: Governance, not government; policies not politics.

 

 

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Leakhena Khat

Leakhena Khat

Junior Journalist at AEC News Today
Leakhena is a junior journalist at AEC News Today who is also currently studying International Relations, which she finds adds perspective to her work reporting on the Asean Community."I love what I am doing so much as it gives me a lot of great experience and provides challenges to my mind set.

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