Lao Morning News For February 15

Lao Morning News For February 15

Lao PDR morning newsExperts discuss measuring environmental impacts on women
The International Union for Conservation for Nature (IUCN) in cooperation with UN Environment and government officials is holding a two-day workshop in Vientiane to consider how best to measure environmental impacts on women.
Vientiane Times

Thailand to provide phone registration system to Lao PDR
Thailand and the Lao PDR have agreed to adopt additional requirements for those registering for mobile phones to prevent cybercrime and to ensure border safety.
News Today (video)

Laos: Temporary Suspension of Business Licenses in Certain Industries
Laos has attracted substantial foreign investment in recent years, which has contributed to a surge in the establishment of legal entities, both local and foreign.

WWF Laos Supports Wildlife Law Enforcement
World Wildlife for Nature Laos (WWF Laos) has promoted wildlife law enforcement to reduce demand for wildlife products, prevent and combat wildlife trade in the country.
Lao News Agency

Official parties draw on experience to improve round table meeting
Officials from the government and international organisations have drawn of the success and positive outcomes of last year’s Round Table Implementation Meeting (RTIM) in their quest for a more effective round table meeting this year.
Vientiane Times 

Laos requests Thailand’s financial support for fifth Mekong Bridge
The Lao government has requested Thailand to provide financial support for the construction of the planned fifth Mekong Friendship Bridge, a source has said.
Vientiane Times 

Asean, EU confer on higher education qualifications standards
Education officials of Laos, Asean and the European Union are examining higher education qualifications frameworks and quality assurance standards to develop the sector across the region.
Vientiane Times 

Government honours Belarusian diplomat
The government has awarded the Friendship Medal to former Belarusian Ambassador to Laos, Mr Valery Sadokho for his outstanding efforts and contributions in the promotion of friendship and cooperation between Belarus and Laos.
Vientiane Times 

PM’s order pushes public service efficiency
Analysing the need for staff and defining clear job descriptions in government departments are some of the critical factors to ensure a higher quality of government service delivery and greater satisfaction for the people.
Vientiane Times 


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