Lao Morning News For December 25

Lao Morning News For December 25

Lao PDR morning newsThai & Lao Entrepreneurs Win Prestigious Leadership Scholarships
Two female entrepreneurs, one from Thailand and the other from Lao PDR, are recipients of this year’s 2018 Asean Global Leadership Program (AGLP) Scholarship from regional Management Consulting firm SRW&Co.
AEC News Today 

Champassak breaks ground on 16-km embankment
Champassak authorities on Friday held a ground-breaking ceremony to start construction of the US$65.6-million Mekong River Integrated Management Project in the provincial capital Pakxe.
Vientiane Times 

LP. Provincial Hospital Scales up Diagnostic Imaging Capabilities with Newly Installed GE CT Scanner
GE Healthcare in collaboration with Luang Prabang Provincial Hospital unveiled its newly installed high-performance computer tomography (CT) scanner today at a launch ceremony.
Lao News Agency 

Rural communities benefit from ADB tourism projects
Communities along the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Northern Economic Corridor Route (R3) in LuangNamtha province have benefited from the GMS Sustainable Tourism Development Project supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Vientiane Times 

Land should benefit everyone: PM
Prime Minister ThonglounSisoulith has stressed that the government’s policy on land use should add value to land and benefit everyone in the country.
Vientiane Times 

Safety first as hotels, restaurants, drinking water certified
Over 110 hotels, restaurants and drinking water companies in the capital have received health and safety certificates for compliance with the hygiene standards of the Ministry of Health as the country welcomes Visit Laos Year 2018.
Vientiane Times 

Achievements in Midwifery Education in Lao PDR
Department of Health Professional Education (DHPE), Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) through Khon Kaen University (KKU) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) held a meeting to summarize the three years’ achievements of South-South Trilateral Cooperation (SSTC) on strengthening capacity of midwifery educators in the Lao PDR.
Lao News Agency 

Contestants gear up for annual skills competition
Contestants from various technical and vocational institutions will display their talents at the third Annual Skills Lao National Competition Vientiane 2018 (ASNS) later this year.
Vientiane Times 

Road toll draws driver feedback inChampassak
A toll charged for the use of an arterial road in Champassak province charged to drivers for more than a year continues to draw disquiet, with complaints about the scheme aired as the motoring public is left without suitable alternative routes.
Vientiane Times

Reconstruction of Mahosot Hospital to Start in Late 2018
The reconstruction of Mahosot Hospital has been scheduled to begin by the end of 2018.
Lao News Agency


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