Laos Urged to Cancel Latest Dam for Mainstream Mekong
Environmental rights groups are calling on Laos to cancel the latest hydro-electric dam it has approved for construction across the Mekong River, warning of dire consequences for the millions of people who rely on the waterway for a living.
Lao Samsung Electronics Partners with WFP to Assist Deaf Students
Lao Samsung Electronics in cooperation with the World Food Program has created educational opportunities for deaf and speech-impaired students, equitable with the general public, through technology.
— The Laotian Times
LOCA, Lanexang Insurance Join Hands for Better Protection Standard
Laos’s first ride-hailing service LOCA has signed a cooperative agreement with Vientiane-based insurance firm Lanexang Assurance Public Company in a move to enhance the protection standard of the service.
— The Laotian Times
Sk Kamal Cup Football: Young Elephants of Laos humiliate Mohun Bagan
A late strike from forward Somxay Keohanam helped 10-man Young Elephants Football Club of Laos to bag a win over Mohun Bagan Athletic Club of India in their first match of the 3rd edition Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup Football Tournament at the floodlit MA Aziz Stadium here on Sunday.
Vietnamese Women’s Day observed in Malaysia, Laos
The Vietnamese Embassy in Malaysia in collaboration with the Vietnamese Women’s Club in the host nation on October 19 organised the first Ao dai (traditional long dress) contest for Vietnamese women living and working in the country.
— Vietnam Plus
Mohun Bagan to meet Laos’ Young Elephant today
Indian soccer giants Mohun Bagan FC and the Young Elephant FC of Laos will face each other in the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup football today at M A Aziz Stadium in Chattogram. The match will kick-off at 7pm. BTV, Bangla TV and Channel-9 will telecast the match live.
— The Independent
Feature photo UN in Lao PDR
This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on United Nations Day, October 24
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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