Lao morning news for October 25

Lao morning news for October 25

Lao PDR morning news

Lao, European business chambers launch child labour free certification service
Vice President of LNCCI and President of the Association of the Lao Garment Industry, Dr Xaybandith Rasphone, ECCIL President Mr Arnaud Caulier, and Hi-Tech Lao Apparel Co., Ltd. Managing Director, Mr Chamlong Janetanakit. yesterday signed an agreement at the apparel company in Vientiane to launch the certification service.
— ANN/Vientiane Times (paywall)

Viettel’s subsidiary marks 10 years of operation in Laos
Star Telecom (Unitel), a joint venture between the Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group and Lao Asia Telecom, held a ceremony on October 23 to mark 10 years since they started offering telecommunications services in Laos.
— Vietnam Plus

Lao schools honoured with Asean Eco-School Awards
This was the third biennial Asean Eco-School Award ceremony to be held, to highlight schools showing leadership and taking action to promote environmental awareness in every aspect of education and in surrounding communities.
— ANN/Vientiane Times (paywall)

Water users urged to prepare for drought conditions
The already exceptionally low level of the Mekong and some of its tributaries is expected to become lower still as October is just the start of the dry season, according to a senior official in charge of river flow monitoring.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Huaphan appeals for help after 22 houses gutted by fire
Thirty families in Sonkhuaneua village, Huameuang district, Huaphan province are in need of household equipment, clothes, rice, and construction materials after they lost their homes in a fire on Tuesday.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

‘Expired’ drugs can still be used to good effect
Please do not destroy out of date drugs, they can be sent to Myanmar, Rwanda or Laos.
— Cyprus Mail

Village Fishermen Near Laos’ Don Sahong Dam Report Smaller Catches
Villagers near Don Sahong Dam, a major dam on the Mekong River in Laos, have reported smaller fish catches as it nears completion.
— RFA

Asean moves forward on digital transformation, connectivity
Regional countries will continue to promote cooperation as they advance smart connectivity and digital transformation in line with the Master Plan on Asean Connectivity 2025.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Australia provides aid to improve health, gender equality in Savannakhet
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed recently between the Head of Savannakhet province’s Health Department, Dr Bongsouvanh Phanthavong, and Country Director of SNV, Dr Allert van den Ham, on the implementation of the Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All project.
— ANN/Vientiane Times (paywall)

Lancang-Mekong countries share expertise on citizen management
Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Mr Siphouk Vongphakdy; Champassak province Deputy Governor, Somsanith Bouttivong; and Counsellor at the Chinese Embassy to Laos, Mr Qin Chen co-chaired the meeting to enhance capacity building in this field.
— ANN/Vientiane Times (paywall)

Project review reveals progress in providing clean water for poor communities
This was the message from the Deputy Minister of Public Works and Transport, Mrs Vilaykham Phosalath, when she addressed the recent annual meeting on the overall goals of the Scaling Up Nutrition and WASH Infrastructure Project, which was held in Vientiane on Tuesday.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

 

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This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on United Nations Day, October 24

 

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