Lao morning news for December 13

Lao morning news for December 13

Lao PDR morning newsLaos to improve quality of labor data collection
Laos hopes to increase the quality of data both of local and foreign laborers in the country, as well as Lao laborers working abroad.
— Xinhua 

Vientiane authorities get motoring on electric tricycle inspections
Vientiane authorities will begin stricter checks on electric tricycles and motorcycle sidecars in the capital with more illegally making their way onto the city’s streets.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Foreign affairs officials discuss plans amid changing global environment
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday officially kicked off its 14th meeting, aiming to review and approve a new working plan to cope with the changing global environment.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Joint Op-Ed on International Human Rights Day
International Human Rights Day, which we celebrate each December 10th, commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. We look to this landmark declaration not just as a reminder of values, but also as a set of principles underpinning all of our policies and actions.

Acronis Cyber, Child’s Dream Foundations build a school in Savannakhet
Acronis Cyber Foundation in collaboration with Child’s Dream Foundation has built a primary school for Dongnakham village, Adsaphangthong district, Savannakhet province, with a joint funding of 350 million kip.
— KPL 

Japan Provides UXO Clearance Machine For Cluster Munitions Removal in Xieng Khuang
The Government of Japan has provided grant assistance worth USD 746,128 to support the removal of unexploded ordnance – UXO – utilizing cluster munitions machine in Xieng Khuang Province on Dec 11, 2019.
— KPL 

Court upholds sentences for drug baron Lao Ta and son
The Appeal Court on Thursday upheld the lower court’s sentence of life imprisonment for drug baron Lao Ta Saenlee and a woman accomplice, and the death penalty for his son and a male accomplice.
— Bangkok Post

Lao Migrant Goes Missing, Friends Suspect Government Abduction
A Lao migrant who had been living in Thailand lost contact with his friends and relatives after visiting family in Laos last month, leading his contacts to suspect that Lao authorities might have abducted him over his involvement in a pro-democracy protest at the Lao embassy in Bangkok.
— Malaysia Sun

Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh meets with Lao top leaders
The Vietnamese Deputy PM congratulated Laos on its recent achievements and informed his hosts of the outcomes of the talks with his Lao counterpart Bounthong Chithmany.
— Nhan Dan

Irrigation upgrade boost for rural Khammuan farmers
Farmers in two villages of Hinboun district, Khammuan province have received a new upgraded irrigation system, which was funded and built by Theun-Hinboun Power Company (THPC).
— Vientiane Times (paywall)


Feature photo Ashley Scott Kelly 

This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on International Mountain Day, December 11.


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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