Lao Morning News For April 20

Lao Morning News For April 20

Lao PDR morning newsPTT plans massive expansion in Laos to meet growing demand
PTT Plc, the state-owned fuel supplier in Thailand, has plans for massive business expansion in Laos six years after entering the market of 7 million consumers.
The Nation 

29 People Killed In Road Accidents During Lao New Year
Department of Traffic Police, Ministry of Public Security, reported on Wednesday 29 people were killed in road accidents nationwide during the three-day celebration of Lao New Year from April 14-16.
Lao News Agency 

Incentives to promote professional practice
Special incentives to encourage civil servants to seek professional development have been introduced such as pursuing research to assist driving the country’s development.
Vientiane Times 

Laos to admit examination results of China invention patents under new MOU
On 2 April 2018, the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China (SIPO) and Laos’ Ministry of Science and Technology (MST) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Intellectual Property Cooperation between the MST and SIPO.

Laos highlights importance of Asean cooperation
Laos attaches great importance to Asean cooperation, believing that the 10-nation bloc will bring positive changes to the land-locked country in the near future.
Vientiane Times 

Lao-French cooperation to develop software park
Laos and a French-backed company have agreed to work together to develop a software park boasting ultra-modern facilities and a cloud service to fulfil local information technology (IT) needs.
Vientiane Times 

YPS raise funds for Laos foster child
Last Wednesday primary students from Young Public School were a sea of red, white and blue all to raise funds for the school’s foster child from Laos.
Young Witness 

Inspectors scrutinise unauthorised projects
Multiple infringements of financial principles and laws have been exposed in Laos after inspectors scrutinised unauthorised projects carried out by State departments.
Vientiane Times 

Land set to dominate National Assembly debate
The National Master Plan on Land Allocation, past land management and the issuance of title deeds will be among the top issues debated at the National Assembly ordinary session to be held next month.
Vientiane Times


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