Lao Morning News For October 20

Lao Morning News For October 20

Lao PDR morning newsGovt will control spending to minimise debt tension
The government will control the spending ceiling and reduce the budget deficit next year to prevent Laos from being dragged into an economic crunch.
Vientiane Times 

118 unapproved state investment projects uncovered
Some 118 unapproved state investment projects were uncovered following an inspection of the audit of the 2013-2014 fiscal year budget, the state top inspector told the National Assembly (NA) this week.
Vientiane Times

Service improvements, tourist arrivals discussed at NA
Laos should improve the tourism service sector to attract more visitors and earn greater revenue to contribute to socio-economic development according to National Assembly (NA) members during debates Thursday.
Vientiane Times 

Children’s Librarians Trained for Reading Promotion in ASEAN
The National Library for Children and Young Adults (LNCY) of the Republic of Korea will organise the 2017 Training Project for ASEAN Children’s Librarians on Nov 8-24 in Seoul.
Lao News Agency 

Luxembourg supports health sector improvements
Luxembourg Development Cooperation (LDC) has forecast a budget of over 1.9 million euros in assistance to Laos from 2017 to 2022 to improve the health sector in three target provinces of the country.
Vientiane Times

Laos, El Salvador extend sympathies to Vietnam over flood-caused losse
Lao President Bounnhang Vorachith on October 18 sent a message to President Tran Dai Quang conveying his sympathies to the Vietnamese Party, Government and people over the recent devastating floods that caused heavy losses in both human lives and property.
Vietnam Plus 

Vietnamese, Lao, Cuban, DPRK ruling parties congratulate CPC on national congress
The ruling parties of Vietnam, Laos, Cuba and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) have sent their congratulations to the Communist Party of China (CPC) on the 19th CPC National Congress.
Xinhua Net 

President assesses development progress in Champassak province
President Bounnhang Vorachit and his delegation comprising related ministers visited Champassak province on Tuesday to evaluate the status of development of the southern province.
Vientiane Times 

People’s Representatives Share Comments on Government’s Report
Wednesday witnessed people’s representatives continuing to share comments on the report by Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and his cabinet members regarding the implementation of the socio-economic development plan over the past months.
Lao News Agency

Saravan: Rural People Want to See Infrastructure Developed
People in Saravan would like the government to consider the development of basic infrastructure, especially roads, electricity, and water supply in rural and remote areas, a people’s representative has said.
Lao News Agency

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