Lao Morning News For November 13

Lao Morning News For November 13

Lao PDR morning newsLaos working hard to rise above LDC status
Laos may achieve some of the criteria required for graduation from Least Developed Country (LDC) status next year, but the government faces many challenges in its development efforts.
Vientiane Times 

President highlights connectivity as vital for international cooperation
President Bounnhang Vorachit highlighted the need for stronger regional and international connectivity while attending the APEC 2017 Economic Leaders’ Meeting which ended in Danang, Vietnam, on Saturday.
Vientiane Times 

President Xi Jinping to arrive in Vientiane today
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Vientiane today on a state visit to Laos from November 13-14.
The two-day state visit by President Xi and his delegation is in response to an invitation from Lao President Bounnhang Vorachit.
Vientiane Times 

Economic Diversification, Structural Reforms Needed For Achieving Inclusive Growth in Laos
The Lao PDR must look for new drivers of growth by diversifying exports, maintaining macroeconomic stability, and providing good nonagricultural jobs to achieve sustained and inclusive growth, suggests a new study by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Lao News Agency 

Paediatric Training Centre opens
The Laos-Korea Paediatric Training Centre officially opened on Friday to upgrade the skills of Lao paediatricians and nurses responsible for improving the health of children and newborns.
Vientiane Times

Lao legislators speak highly of Laos-China ties
“Laos and China have had good relationship for a long time as we share a border. Both governments have collaborated consistently and China has supported Laos’ socio-economic development efforts,” Viengthavisone Thepphachanh, a Lao lawmaker said recently to the media.
DeathRattleSports 

AFIC Working Council Meeting Held in Vientiane
Representatives of eight ASEAN member states on Friday met in Vientiane Capital for the 35th ASEAN Furniture Industry Council (AFIC) Meeting held on Nov 10-11.
Lao News Agency 

Laos, China publish books on Lancang-Mekong cooperation
Laos and China have introduced a set of books written in Lao to explain their shared vision for cooperation in activities relating to the Mekong River, which is known as the Lancang in China.
Vientiane Times 

Welknown Artist’s Embroideries, Puppets Exhibited
French Ambassador to Laos Claudine Ledoux opened at her residence in Vientiane on Nov 9 the exhibition of traditional embroideries and i-pok pupets by wellknown artist Nith in the presence of Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Bosengkham Vongdara and invited guests.
Lao News Agency 

 

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