Lao Morning News For November 24

Lao Morning News For November 24

Lao PDR morning newsRound Table meeting agrees on closer partnership for development
The government and its development partners have committed to closer cooperation to realise Laos’ graduation from Least Developed Country (LDC) status and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Vientiane Times 

Processing industry ramps up a gear
The processing industry is experiencing faster growth as a result of market competition and the inflow of foreign investment to Laos, according to an expert in the field.
Vientiane Times 

Ministry clamps down on use of foreign internet in Laos
The authorities have warned people using internet services commercially provided by operators in neighbouring countries to refrain from doing so as it violates Lao law.
Vientiane Times 

Nam Ngum Bridge Construction to Be Completed Next Year
The construction of a Nam Ngum bridge spanning between Nabong and Thakokhai villages, Pak Ngum district, Vientiane Capital is expected to be opened for public use by the end of 2018.
Lao News Agency 

Labour Minster Receives Outgoing Indonesian Ambassador
Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Sompheng Saysompheng on Nov 23 received outgoing Indonesia Ambassador to Laos Irmawan Emir Wisnandar as he has fulfilled his diplomatic mission in Laos.
Lao News Agency 

Laos eyes land link to India’s North East
As Laos works towards becoming a land link within the region, it hopes to forge a connection to states in North East India through a road link with Myanmar that leads to the state of Manipur.
Vientiane Times 

Xayaboury gears up for Visit Laos Year 2018
Xayaboury provincial authorities are preparing 12 special events for Visit Laos Year 2018, aiming to promote the region’s culture, lifestyle and attractions among visitors.
Vientiane Times 

NA President Visits Nam Ngiep 1 Project
President of the National Assembly Pany Yathortou, and her delegation visited the Nam Ngiep 1 Hydropower Project (NNP1) in Bolikhan, Borikhamxay Province on Nov 21 to observe the development of the project since her last visit more than two years ago.
Lao News Agency

PM Pays Guidance Visit to Pak Ngum
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and his delegation visited Pak Ngum district, Vientiane Capital on Nov 22.
Lao News Agency 

 

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