Lao morning news for June 12

Lao morning news for June 12

Lao PDR morning news

Laos reports no new case of COVID-19 for 60 days
Laos reported no new case of COVID-19 for 60 consecutive days, and all 19 patients infected by the virus have been discharged from hospitals.
— Xinhua

19 new cases of dengue reported, no more deaths
An additional 19 cases of dengue fever were confirmed on June 9 but no more deaths were attributed to the disease, health authorities reported on Tuesday.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Laos’ Ministry of Health and WHO support cleaning and disinfection training as restrictions lift
In order to avoid a potential second wave of COVID-19, the Laos Ministry of Health’s Department of Hygiene and Health Promotion (DHHP), with support from WHO, has provided guidance and training to enhance environmental cleaning and disinfection practices in business settings.
— World Health Organization

Oudomxay unearthing new potential tourism sites to lure visitors
Numerous prospective natural tourism sites have been discovered by Oudomxay authorities and will be publicised to attract more visitors to the northern province.
— Vientiane Times

Xaysomboun to develop additional tourist sites
Xaysomboun is set to have new tourist sites to attract more visitors to the province, with concerned sectors giving their final opinion on a feasibility study for tourism development at Phou Bia Mountain under the KPG project.
— Vientiane Times

Vietnam to Resume Flights to Safe Countries Including Laos
Vietnam is to resume flights between countries that have been free of Covid-19 cases for 30 days, with Laos in a list of priority destinations.
— The Laotian Times

Domestic violence still a major problem in Laos
The Counselling and Protection Centre for Women and Children in Vientiane recently reported that violence against women was a huge problem in Laos.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Phongsaly monitors border measures to prevent Covid-19
Officials in Phongsaly province have monitored measures to prevent Covid-19 at the Panghonk international checkpoint between Laos and Vietnam.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Savannakhet targets experienced volunteers for remote teaching positions
Savannakhet provincial Education and Sports Department is set to provide 161 quota positions to experienced volunteer teachers and administrative officials in 15 districts.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Vientiane police seize over 120,000 amphetamine pills
A group of suspected drug traffickers was arrested by Vientiane police recently, with officers confiscating more than 120,000 amphetamine pills.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Hot weather, thunderstorms, wind squalls forecast this week
Parts of the central and southern provinces will experience more thunderstorms accompanied by rain and strong winds from June 9-11, while from June 12-15 some areas of the northeast and central provinces will also
— Vientiane Times (paywall)



Feature photo United Nations in Lao PDR
This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on World Day Against Child Labour, June 12.


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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