Lao morning news for December 30

Lao morning news for December 30

Lao PDR morning news

Locals wary as Laos powers ahead with hydroelectric goals
Most dam projects resuming work after last year’s disaster led to pause in building spree
— The Straits Times

Fake News, Drug Busts, Motordrifting, and Rising Pork Prices – This Week in Social Media
The Laotian Times brings our readers a round-up of some of the most shared topics this past Christmas week, based on reach and engagement on Facebook. From armed robberies and drug busts to high pork prices and new and “bad” teachers, this is the final list of 2019 of the types of content that are commonly shared on Lao social media.
— The Laotian Times​

Measles outbreak in Savannakhet: “make sure your children are vaccinated” say health authorities
The Ministry of Health and Savannakhet Provincial Health Department are urging parents to make sure their children are vaccinated against measles.

Vietnamese in Laos strengthen solidarity
The General Association of Vietnamese People in Laos will further coordinate with Vietnamese representative agencies to accelerate the settlement of legal papers for Vietnamese in Laos in 2020.
— Vietnam Plus 

Lao Food Festival 2020, opportunity to taste traditional cuisines
A large number of Lao, foreign visitors as well as Vientiane residents are expected to attend Lao Food Festival 2020 to be held at Chao Anouvong Park, Vientiane Capital, on Jan 28-31.
— KPL 

Reintegration shelter for human trafficking victims in Lao Cai
Nguyen Thi Van (not her real name) from the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai was lured across the border to China and sold off as a wife when she was 16 years old.
— Vietnam Plus 

Japanese Firm to Import Lao-Lao Alcohol to Okinawa
Japan’s Okinawa-based Co-Op Okinawa is to import and sell Lao-Lao (Lao rice whisky) brand “Chura Lao” in Okinawa from as early as the beginning of next year.
— The Laotian Times 

Lao Securities Exchange to Close on Dec 27-Jan 1, 2020
The Lao Securities Exchange (LSX) has announced that it will be closed from December 27 to January 1, 2020, for last three business days of year’s end and on the New Year’s Day.
— The Laotian Times 

FM Commits Support To Vietnam To Fulfill Role Next Year
Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith has affirmed that the Party, State, Government and people of Laos will do their best to help Vietnam fulfill its role of ASEAN Chair 2020 and non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2020 – 2021 tenure.


Feature photo Reed Kennedy

This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on environmental concerns throughout Asean — Indochinese tiger extinction in Laos.


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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