Lao morning news for November 13

Lao morning news for November 13

Lao PDR morning news

Laos, Unicef commit to providing a better future for children
The prime minister delivered this message at the Lao Generation 2030 Forum held in Vientiane to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Laos registers trade surplus in Q3
The value of Laos’ combined exports and imports in the third quarter of 2019 reached US$8,582 million or 76 percent of the figure approved by the National Assembly.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Laos-China railway 78 percent complete
According to a report issued on September 30 by the project management committee, all of the main structures such as tunnels, bridges and overhead railway supports have been built. Laying of the track itself and other facilities has not yet been done as they are part of a separate agreement.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Thousands of devotees give alms at That Luang festival
High ranking officials, people from across the country and foreign tourists participated in the colourful event as monks and novices from Laos and neighbouring countries gathered to accept the offerings.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Unicef regional ambassador for east Asia and Pacific unveiled
The announcement was made at an event held in Vientiane on Monday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Lao, South Korean companies partner in rollout of ICT solutions
The companies plan to team up in the fields of construction, civil engineering, energy, telecommunications and specialised equipment, with their operations expected to expand.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Govt to improve working methods towards greater efficiency
The government will improve its working methods nationwide, in the belief that this will speed up the implementation of Party and government policies, according to Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Assembly demands effective policy enforcement and coordination
National Assembly (NA) members yesterday continued their debate on the performance of the government, stressing that although the government has had several successes, it needs to ensure effective policy enforcement and coordination.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

PM calls for cooperation to address business barriers
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has agreed with the concept of establishing a special taskforce committee, proposed by the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI), to address unresolved issues relating to the improvement of the business climate.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Cuban president meets with Laos foreign minister
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met on Monday with the Foreign Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Saleumxay Kommasith, who is on an official visit to Havana.
— Prensa Latina

Think There’s Nothing to Do in Laos? Think Again! Here Are 6 Places That Will INSTANTLY Change Your Mind
Out of all our Southeast Asian neighbours, Laos has got to be one of the most underrated countries in terms of travel destination, especially the 2 cities of Vientiane and Vang Vieng. DUO CITIES to DOUBLE the FUN weh!
— World Of Buzz

That Luang Festival held in Vientiane, Laos
shows the view of the candlelight parade surrounding the That Luang during the That Luang Festival in Vientiane, Laos. The That Luang Festival, the most important religious festival in Laos, concluded on Nov. 11 with lots of people holding a candlelight parade surrounding the That Luang in Vientiane. (Photo by Kaikeo Saiyasane/Xinhua)
— Xinhua

Prime Minister hosts new Lao ambassador
The PM expressed his hope that the ambassador will fulfil his tasks in Vietnam and serve as a bridge contributing to consolidating and developing the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.
— Nhan Dan


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This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on Lao focuses on That Luang Festival, November 12.


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