Lao morning news for November 25

Lao morning news for November 25

Lao PDR morning news

Teen appeals to UN for help in Lao children’s education
AFTER Greta Thunberg and Malala Yousufzai, a youngster from Laos was among nine teens who captured the world’s attention after giving an address at the United Nations (UN), recently.
— New Straits Times

Rights group concerned over missing Lao activist in Thailand
A Paris-based human rights group called Friday for Thai authorities to investigate the disappearance in Bangkok of a Laotian pro-democracy activist who was seeking political asylum.
— Daily Stock Dish

New laws revealed to strengthen Lao tax collection
Tax Department officials chaired a meeting with representatives of 300 businesses to explain the Law on Tax Management, Law on Value Added Tax (revised version), Law on Excise Tax, and Law on Income Tax.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Thirteen houses hit by magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Xayaboury
Fortunately only two people were slightly injured during the quakes.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Lao National Assembly endorses report on land concessions
After hearing the report, Assembly members exchanged views on the subject with some saying there must be clearly-defined measures to penalise contract violators in line with laws and regulations.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Asean meeting calls for greater protection of vulnerable children’s rights
Breaking the barriers of human resource development and building accessible facilities for children, the elderly, persons with disabilities and vulnerable groups of people are essential to promoting equal rights and accessibility as well as ensuring that no one is left behind.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Laos Engages International Rating Agencies for International Dollar Bond Debut
The Lao Government has engaged Standard Chartered, JP Morgan, and Credit Suisse for its planned international US dollar bond debut.
— The Laotian Times

Lao Telecom Launches Country’s First electronic SIM card Service
Lao Telecom has launched the country’s first eSIM activation service by teaming up with 10T Tech, an eSIM Solutions Company based in Hong Kong.
— The Laotian Times

foodpanda Launches in Laos with Over 300 Restaurants on Board
foodpanda, the on-demand international food delivery service, has officially launched in Laos with over 300 restaurants on board.
— The Laotian Times

Hongsa District Sees Heavy Damage from Earthquake
Reports from Hongsa, Xayaboury Province suggest that yesterday’s earthquake has caused considerable damage to property in the district.
— The Laotian Times

Hanbok dressing favorite among festival goers at Taste of Korea Festival 2019
Dressing in Hanbok, a traditional dress of Koreans for semi-formal or formal attire during traditional occasions, celebrations, and ceremonies, was among favorite activities highlighted at the 2019 Taste of Korea Festival at Vientiane Center, Vientiane Capital held on Nov 22-23.
— KPL

Food delivery service provider Foodpanda launches business in Laos
Foodpanda, affiliated to Delivery Hero, the world’s leading food delivery industry, launched Friday its food delivery service in Vientiane Capital.
— KPL

Laos Proposes ASEAN Plus Three Continue To Support Building Institutional Capacity
Laos has proposed ASEAN Plus Three continue providing necessary supports in building the capacity of institutions in charge of promotion and protection of children, the elderly and persons with disabilities.
— KPL

New history written as the gospel spread through the successful 100,000 Graduation Ceremony at Shincheonji
An unprecedented event of the world – Increase of 100,000 congregation members in one year.
— KPL

Lao Front’s Vice President Presented Japan’s FM’s Certificate of Commendation
Vice President of the Lao Front for National Development Som Ock Kingsada has been presented Japan’s Foreign Minister’s Certificate of Commendation by Ambassador of Japan to the Lao PDR Takewaka Keizo.
— KPL

Tornadoes, Earthquakes and Money – This Week in Lao Social Media
The Laotian Times brings our readers a round-up of some of the most shared topics this past week, based on reach and engagement on Facebook. From tornadoes and earthquakes to fintech advances and vocal parliament members, this list summarizes the types of content that are wildly consumed on Lao social media.
— The Laotian Times

Food delivery service provider Foodpanda launches business in Laos
Foodpanda, affiliated to Delivery Hero, the world’s leading food delivery industry, launched Friday its food delivery service in Vientiane Capital.
— KPL

Hanbok dressing favorite among festival goers at Taste of Korea Festival 2019
Dressing in Hanbok, a traditional dress of Koreans for semi-formal or formal attire during traditional occasions, celebrations, and ceremonies, was among favorite activities highlighted at the 2019 Taste of Korea Festival at Vientiane Center, Vientiane Capital held on Nov 22-23.
— KPL

70 aftershocks followed Thursday’s 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Laos
About 70 aftershocks were recorded after the 6.4ML earthquake struck Xayaboury province in the Laos PDR yesterday. The quake damaged 65 houses in the Chalerm Phrakiat district of Thailand’s northern province of Nan, the Meteorological Department reported today (Friday).
— Thai PBS world

 

Feature photo UN Women

This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focus on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, November 25.

 

Find our previous morning news feature photos in the AEC News Today Morning News Feature Photos gallery where you will find a pictorial display of daily life throughout the Asean Economic Community (AEC).

 

 

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