Lao Morning News For June 20

Lao Morning News For June 20

Lao PDR morning news

Government working to repay debts owed to companies
Government debt amounting to 400 billion kip owed to companies for carrying out State investment projects will be paid out within the second quarter of this year.
Vientiane Times

Daewoo E&C Infiltrates Laos Infrastructure Development
On June 15, in attempt to win future bids on developing Lao infrastructure projects, Daewoo Engineering and Construction Co. (Daewoo E&C) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Lotte Engineering & Construction, the KDB, and Korea Trade & Insurance Corporation with Petroleum Trading Lao Public Company (PTL).
The Laotian Times

Thailand plans to sign electricity accord with Laos and Malaysia
THAILAND is preparing to sign a tripartite electricity-trading agreement with two neighbouring countries at the upcoming Asean Ministers of Energy Meeting.
The Nation

Azerbaijan, Laos discuss cooperation prospects
Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Democratic Republic of Lao Saleumxay Kommasith have discussed prospects for cooperation between the two countries.

Unique Lao Products Draw Chinese Businessmen
Noni juice, Khao Kai Noi – rice indigenous to Xiengkhouang and Houaphan provinces, carved wood products and precious stones made and processed by Lao people have drawn the interests of businessmen and people in China who are flocking to the 2017 South and Southeast Asia Commodity Expo and Investment Fair (SSACEIF) being hosted in China.
Lao News Agency

K&C Group Helps Road Development in Chanthabouly
A 240-meter stretch of reinforced-concrete road from Sisavath village, Chanthabouly district, Vientiane Capital was officially opened last Friday for public use.
Lao News Agency

Wood veneer exports approaching limit
Wooden veneer, partially-processed timber products have been exported in accordance with the government’s special permission, according to the latest official report.
Vientiane Times

Finance Ministry seeks public feedback via hotline number 1519
Questions and recommendations from the public regarding the performance of the finance sector have been reported since the Ministry of Finance launched its telephone hotline number 1519 in April this year.
Vientiane Times

Feature photo Caitriana Nicholson
Find our previous morning news feature photos in the AEC News Today Morning News Feature Photos gallery where you will find a pictorial display of daily life throughout the Asean Economic Community (AEC).

Lao morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Lao PDR news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities. It is published M-F by AEC News Today: Governance, not government; policies not politics.



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