Lao morning news for November 22

Lao morning news for November 22

Lao PDR morning news

Rice losses causing harvest shortfall, minister tells NA
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Dr Lien Thikeo reported the information to lawmakers at the 8th session of the National Assembly (NA)’s 8th legislature last week.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Construction of China-Laos railway not affected by shallow quake
The Laos-China Railway Co. Ltd., which is in charge of the construction of the China-Laos railway running through northern Laos, said on Thursday that the railway construction was not affected by a shallow earthquake.
— Xinhua

Posse of pachyderms planned for upcoming elephant festival in Xayaboury
The festival will take place from February 22-28, the Deputy Governor of Xayaboury province, Mr Yanyong Sipaserth, told a press conference held in the province on Tuesday.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Laos steps up fight against antimicrobial resistance
The Lao government is stepping up its fight against the emergence of so-called “super-bugs”: infections that do not respond to commonly used antibiotics.
— Xinhua

Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam to face severe drought
A SEVERE drought is expected to hit Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam from now until January, threatening agricultural production in these countries.
— New Straits Times 

A Japanese Expert Talks on Fermented Foods, Japanese Culture
Traditional Japanese food, known as washoku, has drawn a great deal of attention from all over the world for being healthy, delicious and beautifully presented.
— KPL 

Laos celebrates 30th anniversary of child rights convention in New York
Lao representatives attended a high-level meeting of the General Assembly in New York, USA, on World Children’s Day on November 20, to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Educators spotlight primary education in development plans
Education officials, members of international organisations and development partners met on Thursday to endorse key policy recommendations for the next step of the Education and Sports Sector Development Plan (ESSDP) for 2021-2025.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

NA questions trade minister over border delays for crop exports
Assembly President Mrs Pany Yathotou referred a question by a member for Champassak province to the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Mrs Khemmani Pholsena, during the ongoing NA session.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Thirteen houses hit by magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Xayaboury
Thirteen houses in Hongsa district, Xayaboury province, were damaged after earthquakes measuring 6.4 and 5.9 on the Richter scale struck the district early on Thursday morning.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Laos hosts Asean forum on biological pesticide technologies
Experts attending the first day of the forum on Tuesday included those from the Plant Protection College, Yunnan Agricultural University of China, Dr Itsares Teantad, Department of Agriculture of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand, Prof. Dr Yueqiu He, Director General of the Plant Protection Research Institute, Vietnam, Prof.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Laos tackle mounting number of social issues
These issues were highlighted in Mr Khampha’s report on the work of the courts in 2019 and their plan for 2020.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

15-Yr-Old Lao Girl Addresses United Nations Global Summit
On 20 November, one of the ways Vientiane celebrated World Children’s Day was to flood the Patuxay Monument with blue lighting.
— The Laotian Times

Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake hits Xayaboury, Laos
A magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit Laos in Xayaboury Province, close to the border with Thailand, in the early hours of this morning.
— The Laotian Times

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake – Laos on Wednesday, 20 November 2019
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short “I felt it” report.
— Volcano Discovery  

10T Tech and Lao Telecom Launch Laos Consumer eSIM Service
10T Tech Limited, an eSIM Solutions Company based in Hong Kong, and Lao Telecommunication Public Company, Lao PDR’s largest mobile carrier with a market share of 50%, are proud to announce the launch earlier this year of Lao Telecom’s digital eSIM activation service using 10T Tech’s GSMA Consumer eSIM Cloud Solution.
— Herald-Mail Media

Patuxay goes blue for World Children’s Day celebration
On the occasion of World Children’s Day which this year coincides with the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Patuxay in Vientiane Capital and other iconic landmarks are going blue around the world.

ASEAN Ministers Commit To Lift People’s Life Quality
ASEAN ministers have committed to lift the quality of life of people in the region through cooperative activities that are people-oriented, people-centered and inclusive with environmental friendly and geared towards the promotion of sustainable development with the slogan “Socially Responsible and Community”.

Lao Children’s Voices Heard in New York
Ms Panyphone Vongmala, the representative from the Lao People’s Democratic Republic children presented voices of children at the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on World Children’s Day in New York, USA on Nov 20.

Lao PDR Steps Up Fight Against “super-bugs’’
The government of Lao PDR is stepping up its fight against the emergence of so-called “super-bugs’’: infections that do not respond to commonly used antibiotics.

Dozens of earthquakes reported in northwestern Laos
Up to 33 earthquakes were reported between early morning and afternoon of November 21, according to the announcement of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.


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