Lao Morning News For November 3

Lao Morning News For November 3

Lao PDR morning newsSpecial privileges offered to qualified foreigners seeking Lao citizenship
The National Assembly (NA) on Wednesday passed the draft of an amended Law on Lao Citizenship which offers special treatment of qualified and highly-educated foreigners seeking Lao citizenship.
Vientiane Times 

Govt seeking 40 billion kip to help flood victims
It has been estimated that about 40 billion kip will be needed to repair the damage caused by flooding this year, although accurate reports of losses are still not available, according to the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare
Vientiane Times 

Laos, Vietnam enhance cooperation in information
Laos and Vietnam have agreed on the agenda of their cooperation programme on information over the five year period from 2016 to 2020.
Vientiane Times 

Oudomxay readying Khmu New Year Festival for visitor
The New Year Festival of the Khmu ethnic group in Oudomxay province will take place from December 29 to January 2, and will welcome domestic and foreign visitors during Visit Laos Year 2018.
Vientiane Times 

Grand wax castle procession showcases nation’s culture, promotes Visit Laos Year
Lao people from the capital and provinces across the country gathered yesterday for the magnificent wax castle procession, one of the highlights of the annual That Luang festival.
Vientiane Times 

Lao Land Protest Villagers Held in Failing Health
Fourteen villagers in Laos’s Sekong province jailed since July for cutting down rubber trees on farm land claimed by a Vietnamese company are being held incommunicado, with some in failing health, sources say.
Radio Free Asia 

Feature photo Philip Roeland
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