Lao Morning News For September 5

Lao Morning News For September 5

Lao PDR morning newsLao, Singaporean Firms Sign MoU on Master Planning New Industrial Park
Local company Phongsavanh Group and two Singaporean firms Surbana Jurong and Mekong Group signed an MoU in Vientiane to do master planning of a new industrial zone at Km 21 in Vientiane Capital.
Lao News Agency

Laos-Thai Joint Venture Hydropower Plants open in Champasak Province of Laos
Xenamnoy and Xekatam Hydropower Plants, a joint venture between B.Grimm Power of Thailand and SV Group of Laos, have just been opened in Champasak Province.
NBT World (video)

ASEAN members work together to build up single aviation market
Air transport officials of member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are gathering in Laos to discuss the ASEAN Single Aviation Market, which is seen as one of the key milestones in developing the ASEAN Economic Community.

Vietnam to host Vietnam-Laos youth friendship meeting
The Vietnam-Laos Youth Friendship Meeting 2017 will be held from September 5-9 in Vietnam as part of a cooperation agreement between the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Lao People’s Revolutionary Youth Union.
Vietnam Plus 

South-East Asia on show as culture house opens doors in Korea’s Busan
Featuring exhibits, artefacts and the attire of Laos and those of fellow nations of South-East Asia, the establishment of the Asean Culture House in the Republic of Korea (ROK) is expected to mark a significant milestone in closer cooperative relations.
Vientiane Times 

Asean members give further boost to single aviation market
Air transport officials of Asean member state countries will work to build up the Asean Single Aviation Market, which is seen as one of the key milestones in developing the Asean Economic Community.
Vientiane Times 

Cuts made in public contributions to Road Fund
Vientiane authorities have offered to significantly reduce the public’s contribution to the Vientiane People’s Road Fund following widespread complaints about the costs involved.
Vientiane Times 

Survey assesses numbers of people displaced by railway
A survey to collect information about people in Luang Prabang province who will be displaced or lose property to make way for the Laos-China railway is progressing well, paving the way for compensation payments.
Vientiane Times 

Over 1,300 wood processing plants in need of upgrade
More than 1,300 wood processing plants across the country need to carry out improvements and enhance their management to ensure they meet Ministry of Industry and Commerce required standards and regulations.
Vientiane Times 

Kolao Launches All New KIA Rio
Kolao last Friday launched in Vientiane Capital All New KIA Rio 2018, a 5-door hatchback and the latest addition to the world-class Kia Motors Laos model lineup.
Lao News Agency 


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