Lao morning news for October 15

Lao morning news for October 15

Lao PDR morning newsSales mission in Laos, Cambodia concludes 1,388 transactions: Ministry
The Tourism Ministry`s sales mission on 10 mainstay tourism destinations to Laos and Cambodia concluded potential ,388 transactions worth US$719,907.
— Antara News

Risk-Informed Development Road to Reducing Hazards Threatening Lives in Climate Change Age
“This year’s theme of “Reducing disasters’ economic losses” is more relevant than ever, and a key agenda item for Lao PDR,” the article read.
— Laotian Times

Mission to clear UXO in Borikhamxay launched
A joint mission by the Lao and Russian militaries to remove unexploded ordnance (UXO) in Khamkeuth district of Borikhamxay province began on Friday.
— Vientiane Times

Thousands celebrate Hmong New Year at Veterans Memorial Park
In Laos, the celebration of the Hmong New Year spans up to 15 days. In La Crosse, the festivities last a weekend, but the food, clothing and sports retain the rich traditions of the deeply rooted event.
— La Crosse Tribune

Deputy PM Prajin visits Safe Mekong Coordination Center in Vientiane
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice, Prajin Juntong, visited the Safe Mekong Coordination Center in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
— NNT

Back in Time
A Lao Airlines turboprop crashed as it approached Pakse Airport in southern Laos; all 49 people on board were killed.
— Citizen Tribune

Pakxong to build largest Buddha statue in Asean
Pakxong district on Bolaven plateau in Champassak province plans to build the largest Buddha image in Asean as a key icon to attract local and international tourists, according to the district governor.
— Vientiane Times

Royal funk spices Lao cuisine in Bangkok
There are two words and eight letters in the red neon name for one of Bangkok’s newest and perhaps only chic Lao dining venues, and the halfway character purposely blinks on and off: “Fun y Lam.”
— Asia Times

Measures imposed to control public debt
President Bounnhang Vorachit has signed a Presidential Ordinance to promulgate a law to manage and control public debt while maximising state investment.
— Vientiane Times

Laos’ South 2 North Run Arrives in Capital as Countrywide 1569km Charity Amble Continues
A run from one end of Laos to the other arrived in the nation’s capital Vientiane Sunday afternoon for a good cause – improving health care at both ends of the country.
— Laotian Times

Thousands celebrate Hmong New Year at Veterans Memorial Park
In Laos, the celebration of the Hmong New Year spans up to 15 days. In La Crosse, the festivities last a weekend, but the food, clothing and sports retain the rich traditions of the deeply rooted event.
— Lacrosse Tribune

China Plays Vital Role to Protection of Canal, Environment
More than 300 delegates from 30 countries and ten international orgnisations gathered at the 2018 World Canal Cities Forum in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province, China on October 12 to share and discuss solutions of the practical issues facing the canals today.
— Lao News Agency

Risk-Informed Development Road to Reducing Hazards Threatening Lives in Climate Change Age
“Hazards are not disasters (yet) they can wreak havoc and become disasters when people are vulnerable.
— The Laotian Times

 

Feature photo ILO in Asia and the Pacific

This week’s Lao morning news feature photo acknowledges International Day of Rural Woman, October 15.

 

Find our previous morning news feature photos in the AEC News Today Morning News Feature Photos gallery where you will find a pictorial display of daily life throughout the Asean Economic Community (AEC).

Lao morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Lao PDR news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities. It is published M-F by AEC News Today: Governance, not government; policies not politics.

 

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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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