Lao morning news for February 3

Lao morning news for February 3

Lao PDR morning news

Laos Suspends Visas at Checkpoints Bordering China
The Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a notice to all checkpoints bordering China to temporarily suspend the issuance of tourist visas to those entering the Lao PDR from China.
— The Laotian Times

Lao PM calls for better trained workforce, labour data improvement
The premier gave the advice when speaking at the 8th meeting of the National Commission for Human Resource Development held in Vientiane on Wednesday, according to the Pasaxon newspaper.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Chinese tourist arrivals diminish in neighbouring Bokeo
Head of the province’s Information, Culture and Tourism Department, Dr Somkhit Vongpanya, told Vientiane Times yesterday that people from Thailand were continuing to visit Bokeo, but the number of Chinese visitors had fallen off.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Vientiane, Laos may soon have eco-tourism venture
Vientiane may soon have an eco-tourism venture after the Lao government authorised the Green Adventure Travel Company Limited to conduct a survey and feasibility study of a proposed project.
— The Phnom Penh Post 

Fires, Corpses, Debt Collectors, Unscrupulous Fuel Stations – Lao Social Media
The Laotian Times brings our readers a round-up of some of the most shared topics this past week, based on reach and engagement on Facebook.
— The Laotian Times 

Lao Food Festival 2020 held to promote female entrepreneurs
A vendor sells food to tourists during Lao Food Festival 2020 in Vientiane, Laos, on Jan. 31, 2020.
— Infosurhoy

Laos: Zip-lining over karst landscape is a scream
Vientiane residents who love the natural world and are in the mood for adventure on a getaway weekend should put the Rock Viewpoint on their bucket list.
— The Japan News 

Xayaboury set to become new transit hub
“We are becoming a new transit hub for international tourists coming to Laos,” the province’s Deputy Governor, Mr Yanyong Siphaseuth, told Vientiane Times on Thursday.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Bamboo bottle maker meeting with success in overseas markets
This artisanal product is the brainchild of the owner and product designer of Aqua De Bamboo, Khamlec Panyakeo.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Travel company gets nod to assess proposed eco-tourism project in Vientiane
A Memorandum of Understanding on the project was signed in Vientiane recently by the Vientiane Planning and Investment Department and the Green Adventure Travel Company.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Prime Minister’s Office issues remedial directives to improve business climate
The forum is a government-endorsed platform for the private sector to raise issues and propose recommendations to the public sector, chaired by the prime minister.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Party led Lao people to fight invaders
The period between 1955 and 1958 was spent trying to liberate the nation from foreign domination. The Party led the fight to implement the Geneva Agreements of 1954 and resolutely defended the provinces of Huaphan and Phongsaly, which were revolutionary strongholds.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

DOST offers scholarships to Cambodia, Lao, Myanmar grad students
The Southeast Asian community can avail of scholarship programs being offered by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the “DOST Scholarship Offerings for ASEAN Researchers at Cambodia – Lao PDR – Myanmar (CLM)”.
— Manila Bulletin

 

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