Lao Morning News For April 12

Lao Morning News For April 12

Lao PDR morning newsLaos maintaining growth momentum for 2018, 2019: ADB
The nation’s economic growth is likely to be sustained this year and accelerate next year, while inflation will edge up according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Vientiane Times 

IFC Supports Ongoing Reforms For Ease Of Doing Business In Lao PDR
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is supporting Lao PDR to improve the country’s investment climate. The goal is to enable a business-friendly environment to attract private investments in Lao PDR.
Lao News Agency

PM assesses development in Savannakhet province
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has stressed for Savannakhet province authorities to enhance their management of government development projects and to create favourable conditions for private investment.
Vientiane Times 

Luxembourger, French support gives heart to local cardiac patients
Aide au Dévelopment de la Santé (ADS) has confirmed it will continue to support the cardiology department at Mahosot Hospital to assist the diagnosis and treatment of heart conditions.
Vientiane Times

Laos, Thailand Open Worker Admission Centre In Thailand’s Mukdahan
Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Khampheng Xaysompheng and his Thai Counterpart Pol. Gen. Adul Sangsingkeo opened the Post-Arrival and Reintegration Centre for Migrant Workers, the fourth of its kind, in Mukdahan, Thailand on Apr 4.
Lao News Agency

Khaen music of the Lao people celebrated as humanity’s heritage
Hundreds of officials, foreign guests, musicians, performers and Vientiane residents gathered last night in Vientiane celebrating the international recognition of Khaen music of the Lao people as humanity’s heritage.
Vientiane Times  

Remains of 281 US MIAs located in Laos
The remains of almost half of the 573 American service personnel presumed missing in action (MIA) in Laos during the Indo-China War have been located.

Strong Community Engagement Benefits Children
As in many provinces across the country, local authorities play a very important role in ensuring target groups of under 5 children receive vaccination.
Lao News Agency 

Airport shuttle temporarily suspending services during Lao New Year
Vientiane City 2 Bus Service (VCBS) has announced on its Facebook page that the Wattay International Airport shuttle service will be suspended temporarily for three days during Lao New Year celebrations.
Vientiane Times  


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