Lao Morning News For October 13

Lao Morning News For October 13

Lao PDR morning newsLaos, Indonesia ink five agreements during PM’s Visit
Laos and Indonesia have committed to work together with five agreements signed on the occasion of Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith’s visit to Indonesia yesterday.
Vientiane Times 

Laos interested in Indonesian weaponry, fertilizers
Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita stated that Laos party was interested in buying the primary weaponry defense systems and fertilizers from Indonesia.
Antara News

Laos, Vietnam Signs Agreement Strengthening Forest Protection Cooperation
Laos and Vietnam have signed an agreement to strengthen cooperation on forest protection, forest law enforcement, controlling and preventing illegal timber-related trading and wildlife smuggling.
Lao News Agency 

JCV Boosts Healthcare for Mothers and Children in Laos
The health of numerous children under five years of age and pregnant women in the rural areas of Champassak Province has been improved progressively after they have gained access to better-expanded immunisation programme supported by Accompany Japanese Committee for Vaccination (JCV).
Lao News Agency 

Lao noodle franchise stretches out to Asean
A LEADING Lao noodle franchise is enthusiastically seeking ways to open noodle restaurants in more than five Asean countries over the next 10 years, after taking its Sep Eeli brand restaurant to Phuket.
The Nation 

Visit Lao Year 2018 to highlight Lao culture, natural charms: deputy PM
Colorful festivals and events depicting Laos’ diverse cultural, traditional and natural charms are set to be highlighted through Visit Lao Year 2018, Lao Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone said on Thursday.
Xinhua Net 

Indonesia, Laos enhance priority cooperation
President Joko Widodo and Prime Minister of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith have agreed to enhance priority cooperation in fields, such as investment, security, and defense as well as in the socio-cultural sector.
Antara News 

Govt, civil society organisations review results, sector administration
Government sector and civil society organisations from around the country met in Vientiane yesterday to review progress and assess achievements towards the implementation of administration of civil society organisations over last year and plan the year ahead.
Vientiane Times 

Chinese monks walking through Laos on pilgrimage to India
Some 108 Chinese monks entered northern Laos last week and are expected to pass through other provinces as their make their way on a pilgrimage to India.
Vientiane Times 

JCV boosts healthcare for mothers and children in Laos
The health of numerous children under five years of age, including pregnant women in rural areas of Champassak province, has progressively improved with parents having better access to expanded immunisation supported by Accompany Japanese Committee for Vaccination (JCV).
Vientiane Times 

That Luang’s First Ever Boat Racing Festival to Be Held Next Week
That Luang Boat Racing Festival, the first of its kind, will be held on That Luang Lake on Oct 18-22, according to the Governor of Saysettha district Mr. Thanoom Thamthong.
Lao News Agency 

New JICA Volunteers Welcomed to Laos
The Embassy of Japan to Laos welcomed new Japanese volunteers dispatched to Laos.
Lao News Agency 

Contracts Signed for Bolikhamxay Provincial Hospital to Be Fully Equipped
Agreements were signed to ensure the under construction Bolikhamxay Provincial Hospital is fully equipped with furniture and medical equipment with the support from the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
Lao News Agency

In remembering Vietnam War, more stories of Lao refugees deserve to be told
People around the country have been asking what I think of the new Ken Burns documentary “The Vietnam War.” As a Lao-American poet with roots in the Midwest, and part of the first generation to arrive as a direct consequence of the wars in Southeast Asia, my approach is a bit different from most people’s. Adopted by an American pilot who had been flying for Royal Air Lao during the final years of the war, I’ve spent most of my life trying to see as many sides of the issue as possible.
Whyy 

 

Feature photo Thierry Leclerc
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