Lao morning news for February 22

Lao morning news for February 22

Lao PDR morning newsInactive investors to lose land concession licences
The government has given the green light for state agencies to revoke land concession licences held by investors who fail to develop state land in accordance with agreements.
— Vientiane Times

Provincial Lawmakers in Laos Call for More Scrutiny of Foreign Firms
Lawmakers in Laos are urging the government to be stricter on foreign business entities in the country in an effort to protect the environment and protect the livelihood of the people.
— Radio Free Asia

Thailand, Laos launch forest fire prevention campaign
Thailand and Laos have launched an annual campaign to prevent and address forest fire between both countries.
— Vietnam Plus

Future Is Great: Learning, Life Opportunities On Show at UK Study Fair
International education opportunities abound, yet for students and parents looking to make the best possible choice, the options available may appear overwhelming.
— Laotian Times

Lao food expo to cook up new business opportunities
The first Lao International Food Expo expects to expand local business export opportunities and encourage enterprises to expand distribution networks for their food products.
— Vientiane Times

Danish Ambassador to Vietnam and Laos visits Laos
H.E. Mr Kim Højlund Christensen, the Ambassador of Denmark to Vietnam and Laos made a visit to Laos from 13-14 February 2019.
— Scand Asia

Singapore Ballet Entertains Lao Fans As Laos, Singapore Celebrate 45th Diplomatic Anniversary
Dancers from Singapore Dance Theatre performed at National Culture Hall in Vientiane on Wednesday night ballet masterpieces to entertain a crowded audience of Vientiane residents and other domestic and foreign ballet lovers in celebrating the 45th anniversary of Laos-Singapore diplomatic relations.

Ethnic inequality ‘extreme’, says study | Bangkok Post: opinion
In the spirit of Sustainable Development Goal 10, which seeks to reduce inequality, Thailand’s first major national study on differences in development by ethnicity was recently published.
— Bangkok Post

Khammuan ready to impress visitors
Khammuan provincial authorities have been busy preparing tourist facilities so that this year’s visitors have the most welcoming and enjoyable time possible.
— Vientiane Times

International Lantern Festival 2019 To Take Place At Phoutaven Farm
The first International Lantern Festival will be held at agro-tourism Phoutaven Farm in Pak Ngum district, Vientiane Capital on Mar 7-10.

Vietnamese president arrives in Vientiane this weekend
Vietnam’s top leader will arrive in Vientiane this weekend for a goodwill visit as Laos and Vietnam further strengthen their special relationship.
— 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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