Lao morning news for February 1

Lao morning news for February 1

Lao PDR morning newsGovernment unveils new development vision
The government has unveiled a new national development vision, which it plans to achieve from 2021 to 2025.
— Vientiane Times

Lao tourism businesses urged to improve services for more Chinese tourists
Lao local tourism-related businesses should make adjustments for more Chinese tourists that Lao government expects to visit this year, the local daily Vientiane Times on Monday quoted Lao Vice President of National Chamber of Commerce and Industry Daovone Phachanthavong as saying.
— Global Times

Japan Supports Empowerment Of Persons With Intellectual Disabilities In Laos
The government of Japan has provided grant assistance worth over 217,000 US dollars for supporting the project dedicated to empower people with disabilities in the Lao PDR.

Improving poultry health and management in Luangprabang, Lao PDR
The study centre provides comprehensive technical and academic training as models for farmers to implement in their own communities.
— Far Eastern Agriculture

Work on new Xieng Khuang hospital half complete
Construction of a six-storey hospital in Paek district, Xieng Khuang province, costing more than 82 billion kip is nearly half complete.
— Vientiane Times

It’s time we listened to the plight of Thai dissidents abroad
About a month ago, two bodies surfaced on the Thai bank of the Mekong River, in the province of Nakhon Phanom. The bodies were handcuffed, disembowelled and stuffed with cement to weigh them down.
— Al Jazeera

Be Beauty Lao Opens New Branch
Be Beauty Lao, a distributor of cosmetics from many countries around the world on Jan 30 opened new branch at Talat Shao Shopping Mall, Vientiane.

Fresno businessman has never forgotten his homeland of Laos
A Fresno businessman has never forgotten his roots in Laos. Two months ago he protested in front of Fox 26 to complain about how Vietnam is treating his homeland.

Get everyone involved in fight against corruption, anti-graft body says
The Government Inspection Authority (GIA) has told law enforcement agencies to create conditions that enable people from all walks of life to participate in the fight against corruption.
— Vientiane Times


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Piseth Pov graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics Science from the Royal University of Law and Economics, Phnom Penh in 2017, and a Bachelor’s degree in English Communications from Western University, Phnom Penh, the same year.

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