Lao Morning News For April 30

Lao Morning News For April 30

Lao PDR morning newsAustralian And EU Officials Visit Northern Laos In Support Of Education
From 23-26 April, Australia’s Deputy Head of Mission Andreas Zurbrugg, and the European Union’s Head of Cooperation Bryan Fornari, together with key government counterparts from the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) and Ministry of Planning and Investment jointly visited Luang Namtha and Oudomxay to monitor and promote education.
Lao News Agency 

World Bank to upgrade Lao agriculture
The World Bank has approved an assistance project to help Laos upgrade its agricultural productivity and produce crops for commercial purposes.
Vientiane Times 

By Visiting This Sanctuary, You Can Save Elephants In Laos
Laos was once known as the Land of a Million Elephants but due to poaching, logging work and other hardships including the Secret War of the 1960s and 1970s, the current number in the country is down to a mere thousand.
Forbes

Vientiane authorities investigating cause of cattle deaths
Some 12 cattle were found dead in Xoknoy, Nabien and Phonthong villages of Xaysettha district, Vientiane last week and authorities are investigating the cause of the incident.
Vientiane Times 

LAOS FROM THE SKY Summit Tours Provides Exclusive Lao Tours By Helicopter
As of April 2018, Summit Tours markets, sells and operates tours which include helicopter flights to various destinations in the Lao PDR. Through an exclusive partnership with Lao Skyway, Summit Tours will be able to bring new travel experiences to customers.
Lao News Agency

High petrol prices fuel public transport changes
Vientiane State Bus Enterprise will raise the price of bus tickets across Vientiane due to constant price hikes in petrol, an official said on Friday.
Vientiane Times 

Who are Laotians? Merced’s Lao educates with ‘New Year’ celebration for community
For the first time in about 30 years, the Central Valley’s Laotians, Hmong and other people calling the Southeast Asian country of Laos their ethnic home openly celebrated the Lao New Year with the Merced area community on Saturday.
Merced Sun-Star

Mini Marathon Held Marking World IP Day
Over 800 officials and Vientiane residents converged at dawn at Patouxay Park to take part in a mini marathon to mark the 18th anniversary of the World Intellectual Property (IP) Day under the theme “Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity” on Apr 26.
Lao News Agency

 

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