Vientiane Hit by Water Shortage amid Drought
Vientiane’s water utility company, Nampapa Nakhone Luang, is currently installing a new pump to draw water up from the Nam Ngum river as some areas of the capital are facing water shortages.
— The Laotian Times
Relief Aid Extended For Flood Victims
Thursday, Oct 24, witnessed companies making donations worth over 80 million kip to be used as aid for relief and recovery efforts in flood-hit central and southern Laos.
NST Region: Greater cooperation needed among Mekong nations
CHANGES have been taking place along the Mekong River, which have brought about worrying challenges to the countries through which it flows.
— News Straits Times
UN Day Highlights: Ensuring Development For All In Lao PDR
Oct 24 marks 74 years since the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter which embodies the hopes, dreams and aspirations of “we the peoples”.
New Ridesharing Service DriveUp to Challenge LOCA
Cambodia’s Meal Temple Group has launched its new DriveUp ridesharing service in Laos, becoming the second player in the country after locally-grown LOCA.
— The Laotian Times
19th ASEAN Telecommunications and IT Ministers’ Meeting Hosted In Vientiane
The 19th ASEAN Telecommunications and Information Technology Ministers’ Meeting was hosted in Vientiane Capital on Oct 24 to enhance regional cooperation on telecommunications and ICT and promote ASEAN connectivity.
Zhuhai Holds A Forum Promoting Modern Silk Road Communication
The 3rd 21st Century Maritime Silk Road China International Communication Forum was held in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China on Oct 21-23.
Anti-personnel Mine Ban Convention Special Envoy Visits Laos
The Special Envoy of the Anti-personnel Mine Ban Convention, Prince Mired Raad Zeid Al-Hussein of Jordan has paid a two-day working visit to the Lao PDR (Oct 23-24).
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