Lao morning news for June 22

Lao morning news for June 22

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 22

Cambodia morning news for June 22

PM announces launch of cash payouts for poor Prime Minister Hun Sen announced that the government would launch a cash handout programme for more than 560,000 poor families starting Wednesday, while an official said the task of identifying poor families continues. — The Phnom Penh Post COVID-19 travel: Korean Air Cambodia to LAX via Seoul; […]

Lao morning news for June 19

Lao morning news for June 19

Laos praised for quick virus response International health organisations on Thursday praised Laos’ early response and countrywide networks for containing the novel coronavirus after the Southeast Asian nation declared itself free of the virus earlier this month. — Bangkok Post Lao trucks not allowed into China at Boten border crossing Lao trucks attempting to tranport […]

Cambodia morning news for June 19

Cambodia morning news for June 19

Cambodia braces for the worst as arrivals rise on easing restrictions The country is bracing for the second phase of Covid-19 as the numbers creep up after a nearly 40-day hiatus. Beginning May 20, new cases made up of air travel arrivals from overseas pushed the toll up to 129 with no fatalities. Only three […]

Lao morning news for June 18

Lao morning news for June 18

Lao Shoppers Hard Hit by Doubled Prices of Essential Foods Prices for essential foods have recently surged in village markets in Laos despite growing levels of unemployment due to business closings to prevent the spread of coronavirus, sources in the one-party communist state say. — RFA Nearly 1,400 Lao students welcomed back to school in […]

Cambodia morning news for June 18

Cambodia morning news for June 18

Stranded Cambodians home on special flight: 212 return from locked-down Malaysia A total of 219 passengers, 212 of whom were Cambodians, arrived in the Kingdom yesterday following a direct repatriation flight from Malaysia by Malaysia Airlines. — Khmer Times Cambodia Reports Zero Case of Covid-19 Today; One Recovered Cambodia reported zero new case of Covid-19 […]

Lao morning news for June 17

Lao morning news for June 17

Lao Shoppers Hard Hit by Doubled Prices of Essential Foods Prices for essential foods have recently surged in village markets in Laos despite growing levels of unemployment due to business closings to prevent the spread of coronavirus, sources in the one-party communist state say. — RFA 3,449 people being isolated over Covid-19 concerns in Laos […]

Cambodia morning news for June 17

Cambodia morning news for June 17

Factory suspensions in Phnom Penh total 121 Phnom Penh Municipal Labour Department said as of today, 121 garment factories have suspended their operations in the capital since the pandemic began. — Khmer Times Cambodian Aviation Issues Updates on Pricing Policy for COVID-19 Test, Quarantine, and Treatment Services to Foreign Travellers The State Secretariat of Civil […]

Lao morning news for June 16

Lao morning news for June 16

Lao PDR has avoided a major health crisis, yet to be immune to global economic downturn The Lao PDR has so far avoided a major health crisis but has not been immune from the global economic downturn as the COVID-19-induced economic recession has affected the country through multiple channels including tourism, trade, investment, commodity prices, […]

Cambodia morning news for June 16

Cambodia morning news for June 16

Cambodians Stranded in Malaysia Finally Able to Fly Home The 143 Cambodians who have been stranded in Malaysia for more than a month due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic will be flown home on June 16, according to an official statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. — Cambodianess Small-scale public forums of […]

Lao morning news for June 15

Lao morning news for June 15

Laos records 25 new cases of dengue fever Lao Ministry of Health on Thursday reported 25 new confirmed cases of dengue fever, bringing the total number of infections to 1,733. — Xinhua Vang Vieng Clamps Down on Noisy Visitors Authorities in Vang Vieng district have urged holidaymakers to cease playing loud music and to follow […]

Cambodia morning news for June 15

Cambodia morning news for June 15

Cambodia COVID-19 travel model provides path for CLMVT recovery The decision last week by Cambodia to introduce a user pays, enhanced COVID-19 screening process for all foreign arrivals is at the bleeding edge of public pandemic prevention. — AEC News Today Two New Cases of COVID-19 Are confirmed in Cambodia Cambodia Sunday (June 14) reported […]

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