Lao morning news for August 6

Lao morning news for August 6

Lao PDR morning newsSeven missing after Huaphan landslide
Seven people are missing and two children were injured in the early hours of Saturday when a landslide struck in Viengxay district, Huaphan province, after more than two days of rain.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

National University to accept over 8,000 students this year
The National University of Laos in Vientiane will accept about 8,100 students to study across its 13 faculties in the coming academic year, after they pass the entrance exams.
— Vientaine Times

Lao local authorities aim to make newly-listed world heritage site more visitor friendly
Xieng Khuang provincial authorities in Laos plan to install more facilities at the Plain of Jars to make the area more visitor friendly, in anticipation of a tourist influx following its listing as a World Heritage Site this year.
— Xinhua

Laos ends Negros Occidental-RP team stint in Zhejiang, China
The Negros Occidental Football Association (NOFA)-Philippines bowed out of the 2019 Soong Ching Ling Cup China-ASEAN Youth Friendly after a scoreless draw against Laos, Monday morning, August 5, 2019 in Zhejiang, China.
— CDN

Ministry stresses need for correct treatment of dengue
Health officials and medical staff have been advised to make sure that all dengue patients closely follow the treatment plan provided by doctors to ensure that they recover from the illness.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Laos, World Bank ink deal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
The project will be complemented by carbon finance capacity building and technical assistance, financed by the Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme and the World Bank’s Carbon Initiative for Development.
— ANN/ Vientaine Times

FEATURE: New cave discovery a must for adventure seekers
The cave was recently explored by a group of Japanese experts who believe it could be the largest cave in Laos.
— ANN/ Vientaine Times

LDB partners with KIWI for transactions through Alipay
The Lao Development Bank (LDB) entered into an agreement with KIWI Company Limited on July 30 to roll out the service.
— ANN/ Vientaine Times

Dam in Mekong River not hindering water flow: Lao officials
Lao government officials have dismissed social media reports that the Xayaboury dam in northern Laos is slowing the flow of water to downstream sections of the Mekong River.
— Xinhua

Tad Xai waterfall: the trek is what makes it special
For Visit Laos-China Year 2019, Vientiane Times is publishing a series of feature articles and images promoting the two countries’ collaboration in tourism and hoping to inspire more people, especially from China, to experience the nature, culture, history and hospitality of Laos, the jewel of the Mekong.
— Vientaine Times (paywall)

Indonesia’s Mandiri Bank to enter Cambodia, Laos
Indonesia’s Mandiri Bank, a state-owned institution, has announced its intention to enter the Cambodian and Laotian markets and has set up large investment funds to aid the move.
— Khmer Times

Laos, World Bank ink deal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
The project will be complemented by carbon finance capacity building and technical assistance, financed by the Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme and the World Bank’s Carbon Initiative for Development.
— ANN/ Vientiane Times

LDB partners with KIWI for transactions through Alipay
The Lao Development Bank (LDB) entered into an agreement with KIWI Company Limited on July 30 to roll out the service.
— ANN/ Vientiane Times

 

Feature photo Remote Lands

This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, August 9.

 

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).

 

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