Lao morning news for November 6

Lao morning news for November 6

Lao PDR morning news

Laos backs promotion of children’s rights on Asean stage
Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Savankhone Razmountry, reiterated the position of the Lao government at the 22nd Asean Socio-Cultural Community Council Meeting held on the sidelines of the 35th Asean Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 2.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Laos greatly values Mekong-Japan cooperation
Laos highly appreciates the collaboration between the Mekong sub-region countries and Japan, especially assistance from Japan that has contributed to development within Laos and its integration with the region.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Govt promotes environmentally-friendly hydro projects
The government is encouraging the building of environmentally-friendly hydropower plants to ensure green growth and sustainable poverty reduction, according to a senior government official.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Lao, Myanmar, Thai companies partner in sale and purchase of rice
The initiative was inaugurated in Laos last week at a Memorandum of Agreement Signing Ceremony on Sale-Purchase of Rice between Myanmar’s ABA NARES Company and Laos’ Homxay Agriculture Export-Import and Services Sole Company in cooperation with Thailand’s Siam Golden Horse Company.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Unitel tests 5G at the highest speed
The test was held recently in Vientiane during the 19th ASEAN ICT Ministers Meeting (TELMIN) and the 10th anniversary of the launch of the Unitel brand.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Farmers, officials discuss ways to expand markets
“We want producers and buyers to discuss their needs. If they don’t communicate, farmers grow what they think is needed but very often this exceeds demand or is not enough,” an official said, speaking at the meeting at the Haddokkeo Horticulture Research Centre in Hadxaifong district.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Sleepy Nong Khiew offers unforgettable beauty
I visited this wonderful backwater two weeks ago when I enjoyed a few days’ side trip after experiencing the spectacular Light Festival in Luang Prabang.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

FAO Supports Chicken Farmers Improving Flocks In Luang Prabang
Strategies to ensure safer and healthier chicken farming plus stronger village-based poultry production in the Lao PDR’s Luang Prabang province were the focus of a 2-day final workshop to evaluate and share results, lessons learnt and advocate for sustainability of project achievements under the country component of the regional project “Evidence-Based Risk Management along the Livestock Production and Market Chain”.

Empowering Lao Adolescent Girls By Implementing Noi Ecosystem
Investing in health, well-being and empowerment of adolescents, especially adolescent girls, is a smart investment as it yields significant economic and social returns and helps in achieving sustainable socio-economic development.

Lao People’s Army receives Vietnam’s highest award
The Lao People’s Army has received the Gold Star Order from the Vietnamese government in acknowledgement of its outstanding work to promote comprehensive cooperation between Laos and Vietnam.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Di Lorenzo, Lao and Rogers All Within 35 Points Of Leader Stewart In Women’s Australian Open Wild CardChallenge
Former college stars Francesca Di Lorenzo and Danielle Lao and 2016 French Open quarterfinalist Shelby Rogers have all positioned themselves to possibly overtake Katerina Stewart in the next two weeks to clinch the women’s Australian Open Wild Card Challenge.
— Tennis Tourtallk

View of Patuxay park in Vientiane, Laos
Photo taken on Nov. 4, 2019 shows the view of Patuxay park in Vientiane, Laos. The Patuxay was built in the heart of Lao capital during the 1950s and 1960s to commemorate martyrs who fought for the country. (Photo by Kaikeo Saiyasane/Xinhua)
— Xinhua

India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway Project to be extended to Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam
We reiterated our intention to work towards the completion of the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway Project and its extension to Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam, said a source from the statement of the 16th ASEAN-India Summit in Bangkok, Thailand.
— Eleven Media Group

Laos to clamp down on imports in bid to curb rising exchange rate
The Lao government will introduce strict measures to regulate the import of consumer goods and bolster domestic production, in an attempt to reduce imports and cut capital flow to other countries.
— The Phnom Penh Post


Feature photo United States Army 

This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict, November 6.


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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