$US10,000 per Life Lost as PM Thongloun Orders Victim Compensation in Sanamxay
Laos’ PM Thongloun Sisoulith has ordered compensation of some 10,000 USD to be paid to relatives and next of kin for the 71 confirmed killed and missing presumed deceased in Attapeu’s Sanamxay District following July’s Flash Flooding Disaster.
— Laotain Times
A Hydropower Firm, Golfers Raise Funds For Attapeu
The Theun-Hinboun Power Company (THPC) organized the annual Charity Golf Tournament on Jan 26 at Vientiane’s Long Vien Golf Club to raise funds for people affected by last year’s flooding in Attapeu.
Lax registration set to improve Lao business environment
INVESTORS and business operators in Laos will no longer find it so difficult to register their enterprise after the Ministry of Industry and Commerce unveiled a new plan that will cut the registration time to 10 working days.
— The Phnom Penh Post
Ministry moves forward with justice development plan
The Ministry of Justice will carry out plans to process outstanding court cases, raise public awareness of improvements in the law, conduct capacity building for officials, and resolve unsettled legal issues.
— Vientiane Times
Japanese Martial Arts Demonstration Enthrall Audience
The 17th Japanese Martial Arts Demonstration was held by the Embassy of Japan in Vientiane in cooperation with the JICA Laos office and the Ministry of Education and Sports, at the Lao–Japan Budo Center in Vientiane Capital on 26 January 2019.
EU provides nutritional boost for northern provinces
Save The Children and Care International in Laos are partnering with Luang Namtha and Luang Prabang provincial health departments to improve nutrition in 10 target districts of the two provinces.
— Vientiane Times
70th Indian National Day Marked
(KPL) Indian Ambassador to the Lao PDR, Mr. Ravi Shankar Aisola organized a reception party to celebrate the 70th Republic Day of India in Vientiane on Jan 25.
Runway Renovations Put Oudomxay Airport Out of Action in February, Lao Airlines Informs
Air travelers between Oudomxay province and the nation’s capital Vientiane are set to remain grounded in the month of February as the runway of the aerodrome located in the provincial capital Muang Xay gets a much-needed upgrade.
— Laotian Times
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