Lao Morning News For January 9

Lao Morning News For January 9

Lao PDR morning news800 billion kip declared lost to PS Lao Enterprise
More than 30,000 people have declared that they deposited a combined 800 billion kip with PS Lao Enterprise after the company unlawfully solicited money from them, authorities said yesterday.
Vientiane Times 

Chinese Investors Launch Multimillion Dollar Project
Two Chinese companies Wen Hao and Zhongtuo Guangfu have launched a multimillion dollar real estate project which will involve the development of a business centre, a four-star hotel, and a modern condominium in Sikhottabong district, Vientiane Capital.
Lao News Agency 

Hunterdon company, church to build school in Laos
Aqua Survey, Inc., based in Flemington, and the Stockton Presbyterian Church have collaborated to donate funds to build a school in a remote area in the very impoverished village of Vieng Xai, Laos.
New Jersey

Teaching diplomas to be upgraded to bachelor degrees
Authorities plan to close one-to-three year higher diploma courses in favour of four-year bachelor degrees at teacher training colleges in an effort to upgrade the standard of education.
Vientiane Times 

Vientiane Organic Growers’ Groups Enjoy Constant Growth
Organic farmers’ groups in Vientiane Capital have enjoyed a constant growth over the past couple years.
Lao News Agency

Nam Ngum reservoir plan seeking to shore up investors
Vientiane province’s Department of Planning and Investment is still seeking developers for the “Five Zones” project around the Nam Ngum reservoir, for which the first plan was drafted in 2015.
Vientiane Times 

Ministry’s plans aim to raise education standards
The Ministry of Education and Sports has drawn up a strategy with a strong focus on improving the quality of teaching and school buildings, as well as building student dormitories in poor areas around the country.
Vientiane Times 


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