Lao morning news for July 3

Lao morning news for July 3

Lao PDR morning newsDengue fever cases in Laos rise to 2,345
Dengue cases in Laos have reached 2,345 with seven deaths since January, Lao Ministry of Health reported in its press release on Thursday.
— Xinhua

Draft Law to Empower National Assembly in Approving Reshuffles
National Assembly members held discussions on Tuesday in regard to giving the National Assembly’s own standing committee the power to approve immediate appointments and reshuffle high-level cabinet officials.
— The Laotian Times

Mekong nations urge Laos to review Luang Prabang dam impacts
Neighboring countries have called on Laos to consider the cross-border environmental impacts of a hydropower plant it plans to build on the Mekong River.
— VN Express

Laour ministry assists workers amid challenge of Covid-19
Labour officials are assisting workers who aren’t members of the Social Security Fund and have been impacted by the Covid-19 crisis through various meas ures.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

PM’s Office warns not to neglect Covid-19 preventive measures
The Prime Minister’s Office has warned ministers, provincial governors and relevant authorities not to neglect containment and preventive measures against Covid-19 citing the country remains at risk of facing second wave of the disease as confirmed cases in the region and around the world keep rising.

NA session ends with endorsement of new govt policy framework
The National Assembly (NA) has ended its mid-year session after endorsing four resolutions that create a legal framework under which the government and relevant authorities will carry out their duties over the next six months.
— Vientiane Times

New Phongsaly secondary school to benefit 1,700 students
The children of Bounneua district in Phongsaly province now have a new secondary school, built with more than 49 billion kip (VNĐ120 billion) in grant funding from the Vietnamese government.
— Vientiane Times

Laos reports no increase in Covid-19 cases for 81 days
Lao Ministry of Health reported no new cases of Covid-19 for 81 consecutive days.
— The Star

Minxin School to start mandarin-dominated curriculum with kindergarten kids first
Minxin Chinese International School (MCIS) has scheduled to open its teaching and learning for kindergarten 1 and 2 levels within a temporary school premises at Landmark Hotel, Vientiane Capital this September.

Govt saves 1,213 billion kip from overvalued projects
The government has saved 1,213 billion kip from overvalued state investment projects whose efficiency was determined to be low when inspections were carried out, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told the National Assembly recently.
— Vientiane Times

New road to improve lives of people in two districts of Huaphan
Residents of Huaphan province, especially in Kuan and Xamtay districts, will benefit from the construction of road no 3247 between the two districts.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Xayaboury community welcomes handover of new learning environment
Children in Paklai district, Xayaboury province now have a new fully furnished school for pre-primary and primary students so they can enjoy an improved learning environment.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Foreign ministry assesses inspection results
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has investigated 19 targets within the ministry in the past year but found no cases of corruption involving state property.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Govt, FAO strengthening climate change forecasts
The government and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) are working closely to carry out the Strengthening Agro-climatic Monitoring and Information Systems (SAMIS) project to improve adaptation to climate change and food security in Laos.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)


Feature photo UNICEF Laos
This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on Asean’s frontline healthcare workers in the battle against COVID-19


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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