Lao Morning News For July 4

Lao Morning News For July 4

Lao PDR morning newsSpending cuts mulled to minimise budgetary tensions
The government is contemplating a cut in budget expenditure to maintain financial liquidity following a revenue shortfall during the past four months of this year.
— Vientiane Times

Vientiane’s Problematic Donnokkhoum to Nakhuay Road to be Expedited
Authorities in Vientiane Capital hope to resolve the problems facing construction of a new road stretching from Donnokkhoum to Nakhuay villages, connecting to the 450 Years Road in Saysettha District.
— Laotian Times

Local delicacies likely to lure Chinese tourists, editor notes
Other Mekong-Lancang countries are more likely to receive increased visitors from China if the region offers up delicious local food for them to enjoy, according to a Chinese media executive.
— Vientiane Times

Vietnam-Laos judicial ties help protect shared border: Lao PM
The successful cooperation between Vietnamese and Lao justice bodies has made practical contributions to the protection of their shared borderline, said Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith.
— VietnamNet Bridge

Vietnam – Lao Trade Fair 2018 concludes
The 2018 Vietnam-Laos Trade Fair concluded in the Lao capital of Vientiane, on July 2.
— Nhan Dan Online

Disaster resilience essential to shed least developed status
The nation will need to be resilient to climate change and the government better prepared to improve disaster responses including post-disaster needs assessments as a component of graduation from least developed country status (LDC).
— Vientiane Times

Top Lao leader pays five-day visit to Vietnam
General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith and his spouse are on a visit to Vietnam from July 3-7 at the invitation of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong and President Tran Dai Quang.
— Nhan Dan Online

International Organisation for Migration membership announced
The nation has become a member of the International Organisation of Migration (IOM), with the country’s membership announced at the Second special session of the Council of IOM held in Geneva last week.
— Vientiane Times


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