Lao morning news for November 27

Lao morning news for November 27

Lao PDR morning news

Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia to adopt Korean for regular school curriculum
Three more member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) — Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia — plan to adopt Korean for the regular curriculum at their secondary schools beginning next year, officials said Tuesday.
— Yonhap News Agency  

Laos urges Asean Plus Three nations to extend support for the protection of children
Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Mrs Baykham Khattiya, made the call in Vientiane on Friday during the 6th Asean Ministerial Meeting on Social Welfare and Development Plus Three, on the theme ‘Strengthening Social Protection on Vulnerable Children in Asean’.
— ANN/Vientiane Times 

SEA Games: Toothless Young Lions held 0-0 by Laos in football opener
The Young Lions have a mountain to climb to reach the semi-finals after being held to a goal-less draw by Laos in their SEA Games Under-22 tournament opener last night.
— The Straits Times 

Laos’s biggest ever marathon to attract 4,000 runners
More than 4,000 runners both domestic and foreign will participate in the first Vientiane International Marathon slated for December 8, making it the biggest ever marathon in Laos.
— Vietnam Plus

S. Korea to support ‘logistical hub’ campaign of Laos
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday his country will help Laos achieve its goal of becoming a “transportation and logistical hub” in the region.
— The Korea Herald 

Govt proposes amendment to Enterprise Bankruptcy Law
The government has asked the National Assembly to approve an amendment to the Law on Enterprise Bankruptcy, hoping that the change will improve the business climate in Laos.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Govt, int’l partners take stock of progress towards development goals
Laos will continue to work towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in all sectors as well as intensify capacity building and awareness-raising in the area of climate change.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Korea, Asean adopt vision for ‘peace, prosperity and partnership’
BUSAN (Korea Herald/ANN)–South Korea and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Tuesday adopted a vision statement stipulating that they will cooperate to build a “people-centered community of peace and prosperity.”
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Delegations in accord as World Peace Council meets in Vientiane
The event, hosted by the Lao Committee for Peace and Solidarity, aimed to create a conducive environment for building sustainable world peace while making valuable contributions to the challenges involved.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Laos hold Singapore to commendable draw in SEA Games 2019 men’s football
The Lions went into the match with a strong starting 11 with Singapore Premier League 2019 Player of the Year Faris Ramli, one of the two overage players in the squad, and senior international Ikhsan Fandi leading the line.
— Fox Soprt Asia

Lancang-Mekong expo kicks off in Vientiane
The exhibition is taking place at Lao-ITECC and continues until November 28.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

BOL, BOK end banking cooperation programme in Laos
Following completion of the programme, which began in in May, a seminar was held to disseminate the outcomes of the project and offer policy recommendations.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Why is frangipani so common in Laos?
When travelling in Laos, one plant you can’t fail to notice is frangipani, a flower you can see in almost all monasteries. Scientifically known as plumeria rubra, the flower is actually the national flower of the country and a symbol of sincerity and joy.

BoL, BoK end Lao banking cooperation programme
The Bank of the Lao PDR (BoL) and the Bank of Korea (BoK) have agreed to share the outcomes of their seven month-programme – 2019 Bank of Korea-Knowledge Partnership Programme (BoK-KPP) – with interested parties.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Busan to Provide Laos with 15 Fire Engines
The southeastern port city of Busan will provide fire engines and fire fighting technology to Laos.
— KBS World

Purdue leads team to strengthen nutrition research in Laos
A four-year project will seek to alleviate malnutrition in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic by helping to strengthen its research capabilities.
— Jackson Progress


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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