Lao Morning News For July 11

Lao Morning News For July 11

Lao PDR morning newsU.S. Puts Visa Restrictions on Burmar, Laos
The U.S. is placing visa restrictions on Myanmar (also known as Burma) and Laos for failing to accept their nationals when the U.S. seeks to deport them.
— The Chosunilbo World

Luxembourg backs hospital in Borikhamxay
Patients will have more confidence in treatments after the opening of a new modern hospital yesterday in Borikhamxay province as part of an overhaul to raise health services to international standards in central and southern provinces in Laos.
— Vientiane Times

Thai-Lao food truck offers exceptional noodles and more
Our managing editors at Smile Politely set up shop this past weekend at Urbana’s always fun Market at the Square. I brought the kids for a high five and to present a couple of bad jokes to them, of course
— Smile Politely

Powering A Community
“I sometimes I think, if we had electricity, we could power a light bulb. Then my children could study when we arrive back from the field and it’s dark already,” says Ard Saimanyphong, mother of ten, villager of Kabong in Nakai district, Khammuan Province.
— KPL

BCEL One Heart Wins ASEAN ICT Awards 2018
(KPL) The BCEL One Heart team of Banque pour le Commerce Exterieur Lao Public has won the Lao ICT Awards 2018 and will represent Laos at the ASEAN ICT Awards in Bali, Indonesia.
— Lao News Agency

Japan backs Mekong fish friendly irrigation scheme
The Japanese government has pledged to continue its support for the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to implement a regional project to promote the installation of fish passages in irrigation facilities in the Mekong basin.
— Vientiane Times

Expressway corridor linking China, Laos, Thailand earmarked
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Monday sent a message to Japanese counterpart PM Mr Shinzo Abe expressing the sympathies to all the victims of heavy rain and landslides in Japan’s west which caused dozens of deaths and losses of properties.
— Vientiane Times

Fundraising Gala Dinner Held For Lao Young Designer Project
The Lao Fashion Week has organized a gala dinner to raise funds for the Lao Young Designer Project.
— KPL

PM extends condolences following Japan’s fatal flooding, landslides
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Monday sent a message to Japanese counterpart PM Mr Shinzo Abe expressing the sympathies to all the victims of heavy rain and landslides in Japan’s west which caused dozens of deaths and losses of properties.
— Vientiane Times

Laos Ranked 42nd Most Vulnerable Country to Climate Change
Laos has been ranked as the 42nd most vulnerable country to climate change.
— Laotian Times

Vacationers vital for tranquil Mekong jewel Vat Phou
The World Heritage Site of Vat Phou in Champassak province in southern Laos is a stunning testament to ancient culture and ingenuity of the country’s ancestors, yet remains relatively quiet with just a trickle of local and foreign visitors compared to its potential appeal.
— Vientiane Times

 

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Maria Mirasol Rasonable graduated with a Bachelors Degree in journalism from Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Santa Mesa, Manila, Philippines.

She previously covered police rounds for Philippine Daily Inquirer as a trainee before becoming editorial staff at Gospel Komiks under the Communication Foundation for Asia (CFA-MG), Santa Mesa, Manila where she wrote lifestyle and trending fashion and styles articles.

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