Lao morning news for October 4

Lao morning news for October 4

Lao PDR morning news

Flood-hit communities receive more relief supplies
Savannakhet province: Government officials led by Deputy Prime Minister Dr Sonexay Siphandone on Wednesday delivered emergency supplies worth over 161 million kip to communities in Xonbouly district that suffered in the recent floods.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Lao Citizen Arrested for Smuggling Heroin to Vietnam
Two people, including one Lao citizen, have been arrested in Houaphan Province for smuggling heroin from Laos to Vietnam.
— The Laotian Times

Laos, Vietnam ink deals to broaden cooperation
They agreed to further cement ties during the ongoing three-day official visit to Vietnam (October 1-3) by Mr Thongloun, his spouse and delegation at the invitation of Mr Phuc, according to a joint statement issued after their talks.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Lao press highlights PM Thongloun Sisoulith’s visit to Vietnam
Many Lao newspapers carried stories and photos on their front pages describing the official visit to Vietnam by Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith from October 1-3 as a significant contribution to the sound friendship and special solidarity between the two nations.
— Vietnam Plus

Students get lessons on study opportunities in Japan
More and more students are considering studying in Japan and are interested in obtaining information on ways to achieve this.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Lao ride hailing service app to feature at Mekong meet
A ride hailing service operating in Laos will be represented at the Mekong Innovation Startup in Tourism (MIST) meeting in Thailand next week.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Saravan nature park to reopen this month
An official at the provincial Information, Culture and Tourism Department, Mr Panya Mouthsika, told Vientiane Times that the park closed during the rainy season every year because of heavy rainfall and for maintenance work.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Business sector assesses facilitation of investment, trade in Laos
The project surveys and evaluates how the business sector benefits from the implementation of measures to improve the investment and business environment of state organisations, including those that deliver public services.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Laos’ Luang Prabang dam reaches key development stage
The government authorised the Vietnam Petro Power Corporation to build the Luang Prabang hydro plant in 2007. As the dam will be located in the Mekong mainstream, the government must request the MRC to hold a prior consultation on the project under the 1995 Mekong Agreement.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Laos, Vietnam plan business dialogue to boost investment, border trade
Trade authorities in six northern Lao provinces and Dien Bien Phu province in Vietnam agreed to hold a business dialogue in 2020 to boost trade.
— Xinhua

Cambodia’s fintech adoption soars, digital payments rise
Cambodia’s adoption of financial technology (fintech) has been showing rapid growth recently, despite the current low rate, Mekong Strategic Partners Co Ltd (MSP) said on Wednesday.
— The National Thailand

Vietanmese, Lao youths boost frendship
Vietnamese and Lao youths met on October 2 in Hoa Binh to exchange information in socio-economic development, thus contributing to the special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation.
— Vietnam Plus


Feature photo Global Education

This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on World Teachers’ Day, October 5


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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