Lao Morning News For May 3

Lao Morning News For May 3

Lao PDR morning news

Singapore hopes to be part of Laos’ transformation: PM Lee
Laos’ leaders have ambitious plans to transform the landlocked country into one that’s connected to the rest of the world, and Singapore hopes to be part of that development, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday (May 2).
Channel NewsAsia

Possible Solar Power Project to be Explored in Pak Kading
Bolikhamxay province allowed the Convert Energy Company to conduct possible study on the feasibility of constructing of a solar power project on 150 ha in Namdeua village, Pak Kading district.
Lao News Agency

Additional Budget Needed for Tourism Development
The government needs to allocate additional funds toward the development of potential tourism sectors so as to generate more state revenue.
Lao News Agency

What Did Laos Leader’s Singapore Visit Achieve?
On May 2, Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith visited Singapore at the invitation of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
The Diplomat

Interview: Belt and Road Initiative bringing tangible benefits to Laos: official
Laos strongly supports China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative and the initiative has been producing tangible benefits for the country, a high-ranking Lao official has said.

Internet cooperation benefits countries along the Belt and Road
“The Belt and Road brings us together, and we address challenges hand in hand” — composed by Vilayphone Vongphachanh from Laos, the song “The Belt and Road” went viral online recently.

Amendments Made to Law on the National Assembly and Provincial People’s Councils
Lawmakers at their ongoing 3rd Ordinary Session on Tuesday approved amendments to the Law on the National Assembly (NA) and Provincial People’s Councils.
Lao News Agency

Laos, Japan Discus 2025 World Expo Plans
Laos and Japan have discussed plans for the 2025 World Expo, which will be held in Osaka district, Japan from May 3 – Nov 3, 2025.
Lao News Agency

Lao actress promotes screen performance at Asean Film Festival
A Lao actress has been promoting her film, “Dearest Sister”, to audiences at the 2017 Bangkok Asean Film Festival held in Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday.
Eleven Myanmar

Lao U-15 girls to challenge group of death in AFC tournament
Laos’ young female footballers will face the so-called group of death in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-15 Girls Championship to be held in Vientiane from May 8-20.
Eleven Myanmar

Rassbach hosts ‘Hmong in America’ exhibit
The Rassbach Heritage Museum in Menomonie’s Wakanda Park is hosting a traveling exhibit that tells the story of the Hmong people traveling to America. It gives a unique look into the lives and community of the Hmong in Wisconsin.
— Chippewa Herald


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