Lao morning news for September 27

Lao morning news for September 27

Lao PDR morning news

ADB outlook expects moderate Lao economic growth
Additionally, the near stagnation in electricity exports and generation despite a slight recovery in the agriculture sector was a cause for weak growth.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Lao Ambassador awarded with Vietnam’s friendship medal
The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) presented the medal “For Peace and Friendship among Nations” to Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Thongsavanh Phomvihane at a ceremony in Hanoi on September 26 on the occasion of his ending tenure in Vietnam.
— Vietnam Plus

Rabies a significant threat to Asian livestock production, regional cooperation needed to eradicate the disease
While rabies continues to present a threat to human health, in many parts of Asia livestock are also at risk of exposure and greater efforts are needed to eradicate the disease, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said yesterday.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Vietnamese, Lao top legislators hold talks
Chairwoman of Vietnam’s National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her Lao counterpart Pany Yathotou held talks in Vientiane on September 26 during her ongoing visit to Laos.
— Vietnam Plus

Woman Held For ‘Defaming’ Laos is Refused Family Visits
A Lao woman arrested on Sept. 12 on charges of defaming the country is still being kept from seeing family members until completion of a police investigation into her activities, sources told RFA’s Lao Service on Thursday.

Social security law strives for healthcare equality
Media personnel from newspapers, radio and television were briefed in Vientiane yesterday on publicising the Law on Social Security to the public in the interests of promoting healthcare equality.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Malaysian students lead volunteer project in Laos
Lao and Malaysian student volunteers will be serving the community in Laos for two weeks under the 7th Joint Students Volunteer Mission conducted by the Yayasan Sukarelawan Siswa (YSS) Student Volunteers Foundation.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Govt releases stockpiled rice to lower market price
The government has approved the sale of 2,000 tonnes of stockpiled rice to bring down the high market price after a shortage of supply meant the price of rice rose by over 20 percent above normal.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Blind students in Laos ably joining in NUOL studies
A total of 25 visually impaired students are enrolled at the Faculty of Letters, Economics and Business Management, Sports Science and Physical Education, Education and Laws and Political Sciences with 16 choosing the Faculty of Letters.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Lao govt urges private sector involvement to protect children’s rights
The issue was discussed at a private sector consultation meeting in Vientiane on Wednesday.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Unearthed artefacts in Laos promise to be huge draw for tourists
Officials from both government and private sectors expressed hope in their address at the handing over ceremony of the unearthed artefacts on Tuesday between Lane Xang Minerals Ltd LXML and the Lao government.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Lao: Champassak city announces auction of confiscated timber
The government seized the wood up for sale after it was illicitly cut and is now state property.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Japan-Funded School Reconstruction Project Handed Over
The government of Japan has handed over a Japanese Language Center, at the Nongbone Secondary School in Vientiane Capital, which was financed and reconstructed by the Japanese Grant Assistance for Cultural Grassroots Projects (CGP).
`– KPL

First J-pop Style Girl Band Makes Debut in Laos
A girl band inspired by J-pop has made its debut in Laos, in an apparent move that it hopes to reproduce the success of the mega-hit Japanese girl group AKB48.
— The Laotian Times

Hai Di Lao To Open Another Restaurant At IOI City Mall
We just heard that the popular hot pot chain is opening another branch (presumably 6th outlet) in IOI City Mall, Putrajaya. Banners have already been spotted at the mall.
— Hype



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This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on International Day of Sign Languages, September 23


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