Lao Morning News For May 11

Lao Morning News For May 11

Lao PDR morning newsGovt sources more funding to tackle deficit
In the wake of continuing revenue shortfall, the government is planning to secure more than 7.35 trillion kip this year to cover its expenditure needs.
Vientiane Times 

Laos on alert for possible Zika virus outbreak
Health authorities will continue to collaborate with international organizations and the local population to monitor the global and national situation regarding the possibility of a Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak.
Inquirer.Net

Use of immigration forms waived at four international airports
Lao citizens and foreigners who are permanently resident in Laos will no longer need to fill in an immigration form when leaving or entering the country via international airports in Vientiane, LuangPrabang, Savannakhet, and Pakxe.
Vientiane Times 

Use of immigration forms waived at four international airports
Lao citizens and foreigners who are permanently resident in Laos will no longer need to fill in an immigration form when leaving or entering the country via international airports in Vientiane, LuangPrabang, Savannakhet, and Pakxe.
Vientiane Times 

Laos to welcome Wonderful Indonesia Center
Indonesia is set to promote its potential to the people of Laos by establishing a dedicated space named the Wonderful Indonesia Center in the country’s capital, Vientiane.
The Jakarta Post 

Huaphan highlights aplenty for Visit Laos Year launch
Huaphan is set to kick off its official launch of Visit Laos Year 2018 from May 17-19 with numerous interesting activities to entice visitors to the province.
— Vientiane Times

Laos, Singapore Enhance Ties, Cooperation
President Bounnhang Vorachit arrived in Singapore on Wednesday for a two-day state visit to the city country in response to the invitation of his Singaporean counterpart Halimah Yacob to enhance the longstanding relations and cooperation between the two ASEAN neighbours.
Lao News Agency 

Health officials review measures to keep dengue fever at bay
Staff from Vientiane hospitals gathered yesterday to discuss ways to prevent dengue fever during the rainy season.
Health officials are gearing up to combat the potentially fatal illness and keep the death rate as low as possible.
Vientiane Times

 

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