Lao Morning News For August 8

Lao Morning News For August 8

Lao PDR morning newsVinamilk hoped to expand investment in Laos
Visiting Lao officials have expressed their hope that the Vietnam Dairy Products JSC Company (Vinamilk) will consider seeking opportunities to extend investment in and exports to Laos.
Vietnam Plus 

Real estate continues onward expansion in nation capital
The entry of foreign investors to Laos has resulted in a boom in real estate business in the Asian nation, notably in the capital Vientiane.
Vientiane Times

Vietnamese, Lao provinces boost comprehensive cooperation
Vietnam’s central province of Quang Nam and Laos’ southeastern province of Sekong agreed to enhance comprehensive cooperation during a high-level meeting in Tam Ky city, Quang Nam, on August 7.
Vietnam Plus

Phu Bia Mining Continues Impressive Production in Laos
PanAust Limited, Phu Bia Mining’s parent company, has reported continued high-performance production outcomes for the Phu Kham Copper-Gold and Ban Houayxai Gold-Silver Operations in its quarterly report for the three months to Jun 30, 2017.
Lao News Agency 

Feature: Laos-China railway brings changes to Laos
In northern and central Laos, mountains seem to reign the area where population is scarce. There was almost nothing but primeval forests and traces of slash-and-burn cultivation left by mountainous residents.

Laos among Asean, partners progressing regional cooperation in Philippines
The nation is making remarkable progress by way of Asean-centered cooperation, frameworks between the 10-member bloc and dialogue partners, and initiatives in the lower Mekong basin.
Vientiane Times 

Seminar highlights role of female NA deputies in Vietnam, Laos
Vietnamese and Lao National Assembly (NA) jointly held a seminar, with the theme ‘the role of female NA deputies in the NA’s activities’, in Da Nang City on August 7.
Nhan Dan Online 

Villagers along Xebangfay river warned on rising water
Villagers living along Xebangfay River in Khammuan province have been warned to stay alert and to keep a close eye on rising water levels after the river was recorded above the danger level.
Vientiane Times 

Laos, Korea cooperate on labour
The country is set to benefit from improved law enactment, policy and labour skills development via the Laos Korea Policy Consultation project (LKPCP) as provided by the government of the Republic of Korea (ROK).
Vientiane Times 

Lao Front prepares 67th anniversary celebrations
The Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) has unveiled its plans to celebrate its 67th anniversary on August 13 with the aim of promoting the organisation’s role to the public.
Vientiane Times 

Foreign Minister Meets with Foreign Counterparts in the Philippines
Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith met with his counterparts from friendly countries on the sidelines of the 50th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting and related meetings in the Philippines on Aug 4-8.
Lao News Agency 

Luang Namtha Allows Private Company to Built a Cultural Park
Luang Namtha provincial authorities have authorized the Luangpaserth Trading and Tourism Company to invest US$15.5 million in building a cultural park in the province.
Lao News Agency 

WHO: People Interested in Breastfeeding
People in the country have more and more interests in breastfeeding as they recognize very much its benefits for their families and that it is a cost effective way of making the baby gets the best nutrition, according to a WHO official.
Lao News Agency 

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