Lao morning news for November 19

Lao morning news for November 19

Lao PDR morning news

China-Laos railway tunnel completed 43 days ahead of schedule
A Key tunnel of China-Laos railway has been drilled through by China Railway No. 8 Engineering Group (CREC-8) near the ancient Lao capital of Luang Prabang, some 220 km north of capital Vientiane.
— Xinhua

New secondary school opens in Xekong
The children of Dakcheung district in Xekong province now have a brand new secondary school, built with 9 billion kip (US$1 million) in grant funding from the Vietnamese government.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Vangvieng prepares for winter season visitors
Authorities in Vangvieng district, Vientiane province, are making sure that everything is ready for the expected influx of visitors during the upcoming peak tourist season.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Laos PM sees economic recovery in sight
Addressing the National Assembly, the premier unveiled a list of large-scale investment projects that could spur economic growth in the coming years.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Lao business operators learn about benefits of free trade agreements
A seminar held in Vientiane on Thursday discussed the benefits of FTAs and engaging in e-commerce. Nearly 100 business representatives, including from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Vientiane and officials from the Ministry of Industry and Commerce and others attended.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Laos govt ploughs ahead with measures to cut unnecessary spending
The Ministry of Finance will take action in coordination with several other ministries to implement the policy, to help the government minimise budgetary pressures.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

FEATURE: Nam Ha National Protected Area, Laos’ top trekking destination
For me, it turned out to be the best place for trekking and the perfect location to experience the bounty and beauty of nature.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Laos Marks ILO Centenary, Its 55th Anniversary of ILO Membership
Laos celebrated in Vientiane on Nov 16 the centennial anniversary of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the 55th anniversary of the Lao PDR’s accession to the UN agency.
— KPL

Lao National Institute of Nutrition, Lao-American Nutrition Initiative launched
In order to help improve the nutrition of Lao citizens, especially children, the United States, in close cooperation with the Lao Ministry of Health, opened the Lao National Institute of Nutrition and the Lao-American Nutrition Initiative (LANI) on Nov 14, 2019 in Vientiane Capital.
— KPL

ASEAN Members Strengthen Cooperation On Social Protection
ASEAN members have enhanced cooperation on social protection of people, especially vulnerable children, a meeting has been told.
— KPL

Don Sahong Hydropower Project Comes Online
The Don Sahong Hydropower Project on the Mekong River in Champasack Province has officially come online.
— KPL

Central Bank Governor Explains Reasons for Weak KIP
The Governor of the Central Bank, Sonexay Sitpraxay has stated that weak domestic production is among the causes of the rapid depreciation of the KIP since June this year, according to a report in the Party newspaper Paxason.
— The Laotian Times  

Laos to Complete First Baseball Stadium in December
South Korea’s financial group DGB Group will support KRW 300 million (USD 256,200) for the construction of the stadium, with land and other necessary support provided by the Lao government.
— The Laotian Times

 

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