Lao morning news for June 24

Lao morning news for June 24

Lao PDR morning news

Phone users need to re-register SIM cards
The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications has issued a notice urging phone users to re-register phone and internet SIM cards from Jul 1, 2020.

Majority of Luang Namtha landholders receive railway compensation
The majority of families have received payment for their land to make way for construction of the Laos-China Railway currently underway through 16.9 km of Luang Namtha province, according to a project official.
— Vientiane Times

National Assembly to Address GDP Target Amid Economic Downturn
The Government is set to review the gross domestic product (GDP) growth target and present the revision to the upcoming session of the National Assembly for discussion, following an economic downturn due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
— The Laotian Times

Contractors report significant progress in building Laos-China railway
Contractors have reported sound progress in constructing the Laos-China railway as 89.43 % of planned structural construction work had been carried out by the end of May.

US provides additional US$2.5 million to Laos to flight Covid-19
The United States has provided an additional US$2.5 million through the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to support the Covid-19 response in Laos.
— Vientiane Times

Police targeting hit-and-run drivers in the capital
Vientiane traffic police officers are now conducting a campaign to zero in on hit-and-run drivers in the capital following a number of fatal accidents.
— Vientiane Times

Honda YES award contest 2020 seeks entries
The Laos-Japan Human Resources Development Institute (JLI) held an orientation session last week in cooperation with three faculties of the National University of Laos.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Community understanding paves way for Luang Namtha dengue success
Communities having access to clear information on dengue fever control and prevention is one of the reasons helping Luang Namtha curb the spread of the virus, according to a provincial health official.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Parliament to debate revised GDP target amid pandemic impact
The government is set to revise the gross domestic product (GDP) growth target and present the revision to the National Assembly (NA)’s upcoming session for debate.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Ministry announces school exams for final-year students
The exams for final-year students at primary and secondary schools across the country for the 2019-2020 school year are expected to be held from mid to late July.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Institute provides free vocational training, jobs to Lao women
The Lao-Korea Skill Development Institute has joined hands with Laoquality Sole Co Ltd of Japan to provide vocational training (wig making) and jobs to Lao women.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)



Feature photo John Le Fevre
This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day, June 27.


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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