Lao morning news for July 20

Lao morning news for July 20

Lao PDR morning newsNatural tourist sites’ roads, access lacking, DPM hears
Roads are a necessity to connect visitors to tourist attractions as senior government officials proposed resolutions to issues to the Deputy Prime Minister recently.
— Vientiane Times

Trade Value Reaches US$ 1.76 Billion
The total value of trade in goods (import and export) for the last two months – May and June – was 1.76 billion US dollars with electricity, copper, and copper ores, outer parts of camera, electronics, electrums, and garment dominating the export list.
— Lao News Agency

Natural tourist sites’ roads, access lacking, DPM hears
Roads are a necessity to connect visitors to tourist attractions as senior government officials proposed resolutions to issues to the Deputy Prime Minister recently.
— Vientiane Times

Concerns over Laos dam’s environmental impact
The controversial Don Sahong dam in Laos has people arguing that its environmental impacts have not been studied well enough.
— Aljazeera

Tropical Storm Son-tinh to Hit China, Vietnam and Laos
After passing over Hainan, Tropical Storm Son-tinh has its sights set on China and northern parts of Vietnam and Laos in the coming days.
— The Laotian Times

Sustainable development goals achievement efforts reaffirmed at UN
The government has reiterated its commitment to decisive actions based on strong intentions and the available evidence to proceed with concerted efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in cooperation with the international community.
— Vientiane Times

China rail project to link landlocked Laos to Asia
A high-speed rail line being built by a Chinese company will run from run from Yunnan province in southern China to Laos’ capital, Vientiane.
— Aljazeera

Revitalized Lao Airlines Magazine Celebrates One Year Anniversary
RDK Group, a Vientiane-based translation and marketing consulting firm, together with Lao Airlines, has recently hosted a one-year anniversary event celebrating a successful year-long print run of the latest iteration of Champa Meuanglao, the latter’s official inflight magazine at Kualao Restaurant.
— The Laotian Times

Compensation issues key to MahaNathiSithandone SEZ progress
A new Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Champassak province known as “MahaNathiSithandone” will not be able to proceed without the completed compensation for affected villagers according to the head of the provincial SEZ authority.
— 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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