Lao morning news for December 21

Lao morning news for December 21

Lao PDR morning newsOfficial calls for improvements at private healthcare facilities
Health authorities say the services offered through private health care have improved in recent years and that most people now have access to better quality services.
Vientiane Times

PM urges Xekong officials to ramp up efforts against poverty
Local authorities must do more to alleviate poverty by teaching people about ways to earn a living, run a small business and invest their money so they have a better quality of life.
Vientiane Times

Russia delivers on Vietnam and Laos tanks
Russia is delivering T-90S and T-72B1 tanks to Vietnam and Laos respectively, fulfilling recent contracts placed by the Southeast Asian countries.
Shepard Media

Deputy PM, FM Phạm Bình Minh pays official visit to Laos
The Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs will continue close co-ordination with its Lao counterpart to tighten Việt Nam-Laos relations for the benefits of their people, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh has said.
Vietnam News

Laos, Vietnam review strategic cooperation to further bilateral ties
Laos and Vietnam are working to increase two-way trade, which is closely linked to the progress of the Vung Ang seaport project in Vietnam’s central Ha Tinh province and the Nong Khang airport project in Huaphan province in northern Laos.
Vientiane Times

Laos, Vietnam review strategic cooperation to further bilateral ties
Laos and Vietnam are working to increase two-way trade, which is closely linked to the progress of the Vung Ang seaport project in Vietnam’s central Ha Tinh province and the Nong Khang airport project in Huaphan province in northern Laos.
Vientiane Times

ADB Plays Key Role In Promoting Tourism Sector
The financial assistance ADB – the Asian Development Bank has provided to the Lao PDR since 2002 to promote its tourism sector has reached US$107.9 million.
KPL

Tourism skills project broadens its horizons
The Ministry of Education and Sports is actively planning for next year’s stage of the Skills for Tourism Project, cofinanced by the Lao government, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Switzerland.
Vientiane Times

China Tower-invested Southeast Asia branch officially launched in Laos
The Southeast Asia Tower Company, invested by the Chinese state-owned China Tower, together with the Lao government and local firm Click Lao Marketing and Consultancy, has been officially launched in Laos and put into operation.
Xinhua

 

Feature photo UN Women Asia and the Pacific

This week’s Lao morning news feature photo acknowledges International Migrants Day, December 18. 

 

Find our previous morning news feature photos in the AEC News Today Morning News Feature Photos gallery where you will find a pictorial display of daily life throughout the Asean Economic Community (AEC).

Lao morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Lao PDR news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities. It is published M-F by AEC News Today: Governance, not government; policies not politics.

 

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Sreypov Men recently completed a course of study in International Relations at the Institute of Foreign Languages.

She commenced as an intern at AEC News Today and was appointed as a junior writer/ trainee journalist on April 2, 2018

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