Lao Morning News For May 29

Lao Morning News For May 29

Lao PDR morning news

Konglor looking to benefit from Asean tourism standard
The Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism is preparing to present the Asean Community Based Tourism Standard to Konglor village in Laos’s Khammuan province in September.
Vientiane Times 

Japan Provides JPY 46 million of Grant Aid to Laos
The Japanese government has provided JPY 46 million (US$ 414,676 ) of grant aid for the Project for Improving the Lower Secondary School Environment in the Central and Southern Provinces in Laos.
Lao News Agency 

Works underway for Vientiane-Vangvieng expressway
Works are being carried out to complete a feasibility study and other details around a planned Vientiane-Vangvieng expressway, an official in charge of the project has said.
Vientiane Times 

MMG Improves Maternal, Child Health Services in Vilabouly District
MMG Sepon on May 25 donated 12 sets of medical equipment worth 157 million Kip (US$19,080) to 12 health centres in Vilabouly District to enhance the capacity of maternal and child health services in host communities.
Lao News Agency 

Nine injured as Lao ambulance overturns in Loei
An ambulance from Laos overturned at a road curve in Loei province on Sunday, injuring all nine people inside.
The Nation 

Auto-channel opened at Nong Khai immigration checkpoint
The immigration office at the Thai-Lao Friendship bridge in this northeastern border province on Sunday held an opening ceremony for a new automated passport-screening gate, or auto-channel, intended to boost security and speed up the immigration process for Thai passport holders.
Bangkok Post 

Laos-China railway operational in 2021, 51 tunnel entrances bored
The Laos-China railway is planning to be officially operational in December 2021 with many tunnels already being bored, a senior government official has confirmed last week.
Vientiane Times

NGOs Hold a Campaign on to Prevent Violent Extremism
Today’s global community is facing widespread extremism that accompanies violence with radical views, which has become a great concern on stability and prosperity of the globe.
Lao News Agency 

Government focusing on youth for tree planting
This year the government is focusing on mobilising and raising tree planting awareness among young people during National Arbor Day and International Children’s Day on June 1 to increase the country’s forested areas.
Vientiane Times 

 

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