Lao Morning News For August 7

Lao Morning News For August 7
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Lao PDR morning newsChina’s PLA Peace Train medical team completes Lao task
The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Peace Train medical team on Sunday completed their task in Laos after 12 days of voluntary service in the Southeast Asian country.
Xinhua 

Laos, Vietnam to Enhance Labour Cooperation
Laos and Vietnam have signed an MoU to strengthen cooperation on labour and social welfare.
Lao News Agency

Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam NA Committees Strengthen Cooperation
The Committees for Foreign Affairs of the National Assemblies of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (CLV) have pledged to strengthen coordination to increase the role of the legislatures in implementing agreements and development initiatives signed by the three countries’ governments.
Lao News Agency 

Luxemburg provides 4.6 billion kip to improve health services
Luxemburg has provided more than 4.6 billion kip (477,000 euro) to the Ministry of Health in Laos to strengthen health systems in the districts of three provinces to ensure improved access to quality mother and child health services.
Vientiane Times

Laos proudly celebrating Asean’s fifty years
The government of Laos has recommitted support to Asean as a channel to communicate confidently with global powers while enhancing the country’s capacity and profile in the international arena.
Vientiane Times 

Moscow, Geneva get-togethers celebrate Vietnam-Laos diplomatic ties
The embassies of Vietnam and Laos co-organised friendship get-togethers, featuring musical performances and sports events, in Moscow, Russia and Geneva, Switzerland on August 5 to celebrate the 55th anniversary of their countries’ diplomatic ties (September 5, 1962).
Vietnam Plus 

Lao Cai-Hanoi train derails entering station
A train carrying 100 passengers traveling from Vietnam’s northern province of Lao Cai to Hanoi derailed in the early hours of Sunday as it was entering Yen Vien Station on the outskirts of Hanoi at a speed of 15kph, according to Pham Nguyen Chien, head of the security division at Vietnam Railways.
VnExpress 

State vehicle management decree latest in car cost reduction drive
A Decree on State Car Management will boost the administration and use of government vehicles aiming to ensure greater effectiveness, frugality, fairness and transparency nationwide.
Vientiane Times 

Chinese military medics’ mission advances experience, friendship
A health service tour to Laos undertaken by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army has provided an opportunity for professional exchange between medics of Lao and Chinese armies while strengthening the friendship between the two nations.
Vientiane Times 

President Greets New Indian President
President Bounnhang Vorachit on Jul 28 sent a message of congratulations to President of the Republic of India Ram Nath Kovind upon his election to the post as the 14th person.
Lao News Agency

Floods kills 2 in northern Laos
Two villagers were reportedly killed by flash flooding in northern Laos’ Oudomxay province and many households severely impacted as heavy rain lashed multiple districts over the weekend, a senior provincial official said Sunday.
Xinhua

Feature photo Prince Roy
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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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