Lao Morning News For March 30

Lao Morning News For March 30
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Lao PDR morning news

Isuzu Believes Strategy Used by Tripetch Will Secure Market Share in Laos
The management of Tripetch ISUZU Sales, a partnership between Mitsubishi Corporation and Isuzu Motors (Japan), strongly believes that the marketing strategy it has used for three decades will help ISUZU secure a strong place in the small but tough market of Laos.
— Lao News Agency

LAK 11.6 Billion from Leaders’ Car Auction Transferred to Treasury
The Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday that over 11.6 billion kip (USD 1.4 million) raised through the recently held leaders’ car auction has been transferred to the national treasury.
— Lao News Agency

Rail freight set to cut transport costs significantly
The transport of goods by railway could cut costs by 30 to 50 percent of the current charges for road transportation, a senior government official has said.
— Vientiane Times

Billions of kip embezzled in Savannakhet
At least 20 finance officials in Savannakhet province have been found guilty of spending billions of kip of state money on personal affairs, according to a report released this week.
— Vientiane Times

Review: A non-fiction look at the CIA war in Laos
The war in Laos (1961-1975) brought the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and Hmong together as allies when the agency engaged the Hmong to fight the North Vietnamese and the Communist Pathet Lao.
— The Detroit News

Laos builds botanical gardens
Vientiane tourism authorities are planning to open a botanical garden to boost attractions for both tourists and residents in the capital city.
— TTR Weekly

Project development fund for investment in CLMV countries
The government today said it has created a project development fund (PDF) to facilitate Indian investment in four countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV).
— India.com

Lao Villagers Face Eviction From Dam Sites After Refusing ‘Unfair’ Compensation
Residents of three villages in southern Laos are facing forced removal from their homes by the end of March if they fail to move from the sites of planned dams to an area they are calling unsuitable for farming, sources in the Southeast Asian country say.
— Radio Free Asia

New tourist attraction to boost economy in Khong district
Authorities in Khong district, Champassak province, are confident that a new tourist attraction will help to draw more visitors and generate income for public and private investors.
— Vientiane Times

Social security fund to increase payments for health services
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) will pay more to hospitals for health services following a new agreement reached between the fund and participating hospitals yesterday.
— Vientiane Times

Training Course Held on Effects of Using Asbestos
The Lao Federation of Trade Union (LFTU), in cooperation with the Union Aid Abroad- APHEDA, held a training course on understanding the health impact of using asbestos for trainers of the LFTU.
— Lao News Agency

More Vientiane Residents Donate Blood to Save Lives
Many Vientiane residents joined a blood donation campaign to mark the two year anniversary of Vientiane Center Shopping Center in Vientiane Capital on March 28.
— Lao News Agency

 

 

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Vat Vin graduated from the University of Cambodia with a major in Economics. He previously worked as a business writer and journalist at Business Cambodia and as a copy writer at The Source and Solution Group before joining AEC News Today.
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