Lao Morning News For April 26

Lao Morning News For April 26

Lao PDR morning newsLao Healthcare Gets $30 mln Boost From ADB
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$30 million grant to the Lao government to expand healthcare coverage and improve health services throughout the country.
AEC News Today 

EU provides 152 billion kip for nutrition and potable mains water infrastructure
The European Union (EU) has provided aid grant of over 152 billion kip (EUR 15 million) to improve nutrition and expand rural water infrastructure across Laos.
Vientiane Times 

Singapore Supports Law Drafting In Laos
The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) of Singapore, with support from the Ministry of Justice of the Lao PDR and the Singapore Embassy in Vientiane, is conducting a “train-the-trainers” Legislation Workshop for 50 senior Lao officials from Apr 23 – 26, 2018.
Lao News Agency 

PM outlines agenda to drive growth
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has told relevant bodies to carry out studies to establish appropriate bank loan interest rates favourable for boosting business operations and investment.
Vientiane Times 

Republic of Korea diplomat optimistic about upcoming summit, Koreas’ relations
The Inter-Korean Summit scheduled to take place tomorrow is set to lay the foundation for the settlement of peace on the Korean Peninsula, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Laos has said.
Vientiane Times

Inter-Korean Summit To Focus On Foundation For Settlement Of Peace
At the Inter-Korean Summit scheduled for Apr 27, leaders of North and South Koreas will focus on laying the foundation for denuclearization and the settlement of peace on the Korean Peninsula, according to a diplomat.
Lao News Agency 

Russian divers explore the depths of the Nongfar marsh in Attapeu
Divers from Russia recently explored the Nongfar marsh in Sanxay district, Attapeu province, as the depth and topography of the marsh has never been firmly established, an official said.
Vientiane Times 


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