Lao Morning News For July 21

Lao Morning News For July 21
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Lao PDR morning newsInvestment welcomed for Lao tourism site development
Laos has huge potential in developing tourism sites, with a number of incentives introduced to boost investment in the sector.
Vientiane Times

Lao Labour Market Still Faces Low Labour Skills Standard
Lao labour market still faces the challenge of substandard labour skills, making labour fail to meet market demand in the country.
Lao News Agency

Govt scrutinises revenue collection, enforcement of decrees
The government is pushing for increased revenue collection to cope with budgetary expenditure and minimise the country’s budgetary tensions and rising debts.
Vientiane Times

Laos-China Railway Contractors Achieve Almost 8 % of Planned Construction
The constructors of the historic Laos-China railway linking Vientiane to the Chinese border over a distance of 417 km have recorded a 7.7 per cent construction progress.
Lao News Agency

Chinese Companies Granted 2 Years to Harvest Banana, Say Xayaboury Authorities
Governor of Xayaboury have allowed five Chinese companies to have two more years to finish harvesting their farmed banana as the province has recently imposed ban on the approval of new Chinese companies to invest in banana plantation in the province.
Lao News Agency

Authorities mull ways to resolve PS company’s illegal operation
Authorities are mulling measures to address a long-standing issue in which PS Lao Enterprise has mobilised multibillion kip from the public for its business operations lured by high-interest rates, which violates the relevant laws.
Vientiane Times

EPF lending 8.5 b kip conservation support to provinces
The Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) has budgeted over 8.5 billion kip to support its environmental protection activities in seven target provinces of the country.
Vientiane Times

Indonesia, Laos Celebrate 60 Years of Diplomatic Ties
Laos’ Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith is due to visit Jakarta on July 26-29, where he and Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi will attend the fifth Indonesia-Laos Joint Commission on Bilateral Cooperation, or JCBC, meeting, while observing the 60th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations.
Jakarta Globe

Xiengkhuang: Goods Exhibition Marks Historic Days of Laos and Vietnam
Laos-Vietnam goods exhibition was officially opened in Xiengkhuang Province on Jul 18 to mark Laos-Vietnam Friendship Year 2017.
Lao News Agency

 

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Cara Navarro

Cara Navarro

Journalism Intern at AEC News Today
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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