Lao morning news for June 30

Lao morning news for June 30

14,907 cases tested for COVID-19 in Laos since January Laos has conducted COVID-19 test on 14,907 cases since January, with 19 of them positive, according to Lao Ministry of Health report on Monday. — Xinhua Education project gives boost to disadvantaged children The third phase of the Improving and Supporting Education for Children Project has […]

Cambodia morning news for June 30

Cambodia morning news for June 30

Cambodia tourism chiefs call for end to Covid-19 healthcare and funeral deposit Tourism chiefs in Cambodia say they hope officials will drop a $3,000 (£2,400) coronavirus deposit scheme under which travellers have to make a downpayment for potential medical costs – including their funeral – arguing it is likely to deter potential visitors. — The […]

Lao morning news for June 29

Lao morning news for June 29

Laos reports one more death from dengue fever The Lao Ministry of Health on Saturday reported 41 new confirmed cases of dengue fever and one more death from the disease. — The Laotian Times Thousands of Jobless Lao Workers Return Home From Thailand in Last Two Months As many as 3,000 Lao workers have returned […]

Cambodia morning news for June 29

Cambodia morning news for June 29

Two More COVID-19 Cases On Malaysian Flight The Ministry of Health announced on June 28, 2020 that it has identified new cases of COVID-19 on passengers who returned from Malaysia on June 26. — CNE 83,000 poor households to receive food assistance from WFP The World Food Programme (WFP) in collaboration with the Ministry of […]

Lao morning news for June 26

Lao morning news for June 26

Thousands of Jobless Lao Workers Return Home From Thailand in Last Two Months As many as 3,000 Lao workers have returned home during the last two months, crossing the border from Thailand after losing their jobs amid business shut-downs due to coronavirus fears, sources in Laos say. — RFA Authorities calm fears about worm treatment […]

Cambodia morning news for June 26

Cambodia morning news for June 26

WFP to Distribute Food Assistance to Poor Households in Five Provinces The World Food Programme (WFP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) will distribute milled rice and vegetable oil to vulnerable households in five provinces of Cambodia. — AKP Private schools hit hard by income loss Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun […]

Lao morning news for June 25

Lao morning news for June 25

Laos-Cambodia Border to Remain Closed Laos has decided to keep its border checkpoint with Cambodia closed to prevent the spread of Covid-19. — The Laotian Times Thousands of Jobless Lao Workers Return Home From Thailand in Last Two Months As many as 3,000 Lao workers have returned home during the last two months, crossing the […]

Cambodia morning news for June 25

Cambodia morning news for June 25

New Angkor Wat Pricing For Expats & Long Term Tourists A new pricing structure has been made for foreigners visiting the Angkor temple complex. from $ 100 to $ 200. — CNE Thai, Lao borders stay shut despite calls for reopening Thailand and Laos borders will remain closed to the Kingdom. The decision comes following […]

Lao morning news for June 24

Lao morning news for June 24

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. — KPL Majority of Luang Namtha landholders receive railway compensation The majority of families have received payment for their land to make way for […]

Cambodia morning news for June 24

Cambodia morning news for June 24

Sihanoukville Authorities Bow to Public Pressure, Reverse Street Vendor Ban Sihanoukville authorities on Monday (June 22) reversed their decision to ban mobile street vendors selling in public spaces. Governor of Sihanoukville, Y Sokleng said that vendors could sell as normal, but must adhere to measures to ensure the city’s cleanliness. — Cambodianess Recently Returned Cambodian-American […]

Lao morning news for June 23

Lao morning news for June 23

Laos Appoints New Electricity Chief Amid Growing Anger Over High Prices Laos has appointed a new managing director of the state-owned Electricite du Laos power company, replacing the former director amid rising anger in the country over high rates for electricity in spite of growing levels of unemployment because of business closings to prevent the […]

Cambodia morning news for June 23

Cambodia morning news for June 23

Cambodia to launch cash relief programme The Royal Government of Cambodia will launch a cash relief programme for the poor and vulnerable families during this COVID-19 crisis onWednesday, June 24. — Khmer Times GMAC: Minimum wage should be suspended during COVID-19 The guaranteed $190 per month minimum wage should be temporarily suspended, to ensure the […]