Lao Morning News For July 14

Lao Morning News For July 14

Lao PDR morning news

Laos Actively Spurs Investment Promotion
The Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) had a discussion on improving a policy on investment promotion in Laos.
Lao News Agency

Government to open centres for returning Lao workers
The government called on all Lao workers returning home from Thailand to register at forthcoming provincial assistance centres and acquire passports so they can be legally re-employed in Thailand.
Vientiane Times

China keen to make Laos part of chain
Laos’s special economic zone is expected to become part of a planned cooperation pact between Thailand and China linking their flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and Kunming SEZ.
Bangkok Post

Local Firm Invests Over UD$ 2.5 Million in Agro Investment Project
F&F Organic Company has invested over UD$ 2.5 million in an integrated diary project under a 30-year concession.
Lao News Agency

Ecotech Granted Concessional Right to Palm Farming in Saravane
Salavan provincial authorities have granted Ecotech Global Laos a 30-year concessional right to 150 ha of land for farming oil palm trees in Taoy District.
Lao News Agency

Laos, Thailand discuss legalization of informal workers
Lao and Thai representatives have met in northern Lao city Luang Prabang, discussing issues related to the export of Lao labor to Thailand, the Lao News Agency (KPL) reported on Thursday.
Xinhua

CHED, Lao ministry sign MOU on cooperation in higher education
The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the Ministry of Education and Sports of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote cooperation in higher education and professional training, and develop institutional linkages at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Philippine News Agency

President welcomes fish release
President Bounnhang Vorachit along with government officials and members of the public across the nation yesterday gathered to release more than 40 million fingerlings into rivers, streams and conservation areas nationwide to mark the National Fish Releasing and Aquatic and Wildlife Conservation Day on July 13.
Vientiane Times

Govt Looks to Push Use of Contraceptives to 65 Percent
The government targets to increase the use of modern contraceptives to 65 percent of the population and reduce the unmet need for contraceptives among the female population to 13 percent by 2020, according to the Deputy General Director of Ministry of Health, Dr. Kaysone Chounlamany.
Lao News Agency

 

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Cara recently finished her first year at Bryn Mawr College in the United States, where she is studying Growth and Structure of Cities. While she is from Manila, Philippines, she has lived in multiple cities around the world, most recently Phnom Penh.

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