Lao Morning News Roundup For March 2

Lao Morning News Roundup For March 2

Welcome to the Lao PDR morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Lao PDR news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.

 

Lao PDR morning news

Lao PDR, Cambodia Discuss a Joint Fisheries Management Plan
Efforts to rebuild freshwater fish populations in the Mekong and Sekong River Basins are underway with plans in place to establish a Joint Fisheries Management Plan between Cambodia and Lao PDR.
— Lao News Agency

Australia, EU assists Laos to bolster primary education
Australia’s Foreign Affairs Department and the European Union have provided more than US$1 million (about 8.6 billion kip) to World Vision Laos to help educationally disadvantaged children complete quality basic education.
— Lao News Agency

Laos, Thailand step up education cooperation
Laos’ Ministry of Education and Sports will partner with Thailand’s Ministry of Education to increase cooperation in education with the aim of improving English teaching skills for Lao teachers.
— Lao News Agency

Japan supports health sector improvements
The Japanese government is continuing to support the health sector in Laos with three community-based projects in two targets provinces under the Grant-in-Aid Scheme for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGPs).
— Vientiane Times

Improved water supplies to protect southerners against climate change
People living in the southern provinces of Attapeu, Saravan and Xekong will have access to improved clean water supplies in the near future, under a project to protect vulnerable communities against climate change.
— Vientiane Times

Field epidemiology training enhances disease outbreak response
Laos has benefited from ongoing Lao Field Epidemiology Training which boosts its ability to the combat disease outbreaks in the country, according to a leading health official
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Companies keen to develop Vientiane-Pakxe expressway project
Nineteen domestic and foreign companies have expressed their interest in developing the planned Vientiane-Pakxe expressway, a senior government official has said.
— Vientiane Times

Joint Cambodia, Laos tour packages
Cambodia and Laos, in a bid to promote bilateral tourism, will create joint tour packages to facilitate the visit of tourists to both countries.
— Khmer Times

Bus services improve after installation of sensors
City bus services have improved in terms of service management and safety after the installation of infrared sensors in buses
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Lao Students Show Creativity at Youth Innovation Competition
Two teams of Lao students from the National University of Laos won prizes at the Youth Innovation Competition on Global Governance (YICGG) in Nanning, China on Jan 12-16 for innovative projects.
— Lao News Agency

Lao, Asia-Pacific group gains insight into Japan’s tourism industry
Some 28 young people from Laos, along with others from the Asia-Pacific region, have gathered in Japan to learn about the Japanese lifestyle, economy, culture and history through the JENESYS study tour
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Senior film major hopes to create documentary on horrors in Laos
Erin McGoff, a senior in the School of Communication, is using her last semester as a film major at AU to create and produce a documentary, “This Little Land of Mines.”
— The Eagle

 

 

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