Lao Morning News For July 25

Lao Morning News For July 25

Lao PDR morning newsVietnam, Laos work closely to promote trade
Since Vietnam and Laos set up diplomatic relations in 1962, the relationship between the two countries has flourished thanks to efforts from both sides to make ties deeper and more effective, especially in economy, trade and investment.
VietnamPlus

Luang Namtha eyes cultural tourism opportunities
Cultural tourism in Luang Namtha province is set to get a boost via an initiative between the Luangpaseuth Corporation Co., Ltd (LCC) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Vientiane Times

Prospective scholars sit national university exams
Some 18,159 students including 8,782 women are sitting entrance exams for the opportunity to study in some 13 faculties of National University of Laos (NUoL) in 2017-18.
Vientiane Times

Thaicom to Establish Pay-TV Platform in Laos
Thaicom has signed a transponder leasing agreement with MV International Company (MVI), a Thai broadcaster and Direct-to-Home (DTH) platform operator, to establish a pay-TV platform in Laos.
Via Satellite

Fourth Laos – Vietnam People’s Friendship Festival wraps up
The fourth Laos – Vietnam People’s Friendship Festival officially wrapped up in Vientiane, Laos on July 22nd in a warm, meaningful and sentiment environment of the two countries’ delegations.
Vietnam Times

Laos, Australia renew cooperation on human rights
Laos and Australia have agreed to deepen bilateral cooperation on human rights via a new four-year programme.
Vientiane Times

Vietnam, Laos Hold Joint Patrol Amid Inaugural Border Exchange
Border issues are a focus by both sides as they commemorate key anniversaries in their diplomatic relationship.
The Diplomat

More than 7,000 Lao workers needed for Laos-China railway construction
Chinese contractors have announced they need to recruit as many as 7,112 Lao workers for construction of the Laos-China railway project, a senior government official has said.
Vientiane Times

 

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Cara Navarro

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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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