Lao morning news for November 29

Lao morning news for November 29

Lao PDR morning news

Mekong-ROK leaders praise success of cooperation framework
Leaders of the Mekong countries and the Republic of Korea have praised the results of past cooperation and observed that the cooperation framework has continuously grown.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Lao, Korean agriculture centres lead farmers’ livelihood improvement efforts
Representatives of the two agricultural entities, including project investigators, gathered on Tuesday to evaluate the achievements of four cooperative projects over the past year as well as plan future activities focused on income generation and rural livelihood improvement.
— ANN/Vientiane Times 

Nam Che 1 hydropower plant officially opened
The ceremony was chaired by the Minister of Energy and Mines, Dr Khammany Inthirath.
— ANN/Vientiane Times 

300 families affected by last week’s earthquakes in northern Laos
Damage of earthquakes in Hongsa and Xaysathan districts in norhtern Lao province of Xayaboury last Thursday has been estimated at over two billion kip (over 225,453 U.S. dollars), with over 300 families affected, the government said Thursday.
— Xinhua 

Medics lay foundations for regional network to combat hepatitis
More than 100 researchers and health professionals from Asean country members and their development partners are meeting in Vientiane this week to discuss the control of hepatitis B and elimination of hepatitis C.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Laos to have law on gender equality
Lao Women’s Union President, Dr Inlavanh Keobounphan, on Thursday asked the National Assembly to consider and approve a new law in support of gender equality.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Fight against emerging diseases in Laos, the region: 3rd steering committee of the ECOMORE 2 project
On the 27th and 28th of November 2019, the third steering committee of ECOMORE 2 project, funded by the French Development Agency (AFD), took place at Settha Palace, Vientiane.
— KPL 

New film law will strengthen movie industry: Culture minister
Laos’ film industry will get a major boost in the coming years after the introduction of the Law on Film, according to the Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Prof. Dr Kikeo Khaykhamphithoune.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Xayaboury earthquake damage estimated at 2 billion kip
Damage to property in Hongsa and Xaysathan districts of Xayaboury province has been estimated at over 2 billion kip after at least 300 families were affected by an earthquake last week.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Lao banks partner in integrated payment system
The company aims to create a more efficient system of payments and will enable an integrated and convenient method of electronic payment through the country’s banks.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Ministry details international support for education, sports
International non-government organisations, associations and foundations are cooperating with the government to contribute US$99,663,578 as part of ongoing education and sports programmes around the country.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Congratulations extended to Laos on National Day
Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Minh Vu led a delegation of the Foreign Ministry to visit the Lao Embassy in Hanoi on November 28 to offer greetings on the occasion of Laos’s 44th National Day (December 2, 1975-2019).
— Vietnam Plus 

Singapore furthers IP cooperation with Laos to accelerate ASEAN’s innovation growth
Enterprises in ASEAN will soon benefit from a new intellectual property (IP) cooperation signed between Singapore and the Lao PDR.

Journalists visit China’s Anhui
Thirteen reporters of mainstream media from the ASEAN member states of Laos, Thailand, Myanmar and Singapore, and non-ASEAN countries namely Belarus, Ireland, Ukraine and China are visiting Anhui province, China.


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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