Lao morning news for January 24

Lao morning news for January 24

Lao health ministry calls for vigilance over new virus Particular vigilance is in place at borders in the northern provinces of Phongsaly, Luang Namtha and Oudomxay, which share a border with China, while travellers from China will be carefully screened. — ANN/Vientiane Times   No New Thinking in Laos? Laos’ ruling communist party will hold its […]

Cambodia morning news for January 24

Cambodia morning news for January 24

Government Lawyer Thanks for Sam Rainsy’s Crucial Evidence against Kem Sokha ​Government Lawyer Ky Tech thanked former opposition leader in exile Sam Rainsy for providing a crucial evidence supporting the charges of Kem Sokha’s treason, speaking to the press following a hearing held on Thursday morning.​ — Fresh News Tax Revenue: Over US$2,800 Million Collected […]

Lao morning news for January 23

Lao morning news for January 23

Laos Eyes Production of Korean Rice Wine Laos Army Import and Export Trading and a Korean firm ROAD have agreed to produce and distribute Korean rice wine in the country. — The Laotian Times  Mekong media personnel learn new lessons from China​​ The programme comprised many interesting activities such as a visit to the offices […]

Cambodia morning news for January 23

Cambodia morning news for January 23

Ministry issues warning over coronavirus outbreak The Ministry of Health on Wednesday asked the public to be on “high alert” as a new virus wreaks havoc across Asia. However, no cases have been reported in the Kingdom thus far. — The Phnom Penh Post Cambodian opposition leader admits US funding, denies overthrow plot Cambodia’s opposition […]

Lao morning news for January 22

Lao morning news for January 22

Activists Protest Laos’ Rights Record at UN Meeting in Geneva Dozens of human rights activists held protests Tuesday in front of the headquarters of the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHCR) as the council conducted Laos’ Universal Periodic Review (UPR) meeting in Geneva. — Radio Free Asia Govt gives stamp of approval to Hin Nam No […]

Cambodia morning news for January 22

Cambodia morning news for January 22

Facing risks as EBA decision looms Economic security defines national security. Economic success and social justice play a critical role in determining the legitimacy of the government. — Khmer Times Cambodian Authorities On Alert for Novel Coronavirus During Chinese New Year Cambodia will deploy around 2,000 officials across the country to monitor the return of […]

Lao morning news for January 21

Lao morning news for January 21

Laos faces growing inflation Inflation continued to increase in December, sending a strong warning that serious action is needed to rein in the price of goods and services to prevent them rising further, according to a senior economist. — Vientianne Times (paywall) China’s Mekong River dams are generating renewable energy, but are costing locals their […]

Cambodia morning news for January 21

Cambodia morning news for January 21

Gov’t takes steps to lower logistics, transport costs With the threat of losing trade privileges in the EU drawing closer, the government is taking measures to reduce logistics and transportation costs to safeguard the Kingdom’s competitiveness. — The Phnom Penh Post  Facing risks as EBA decision looms Economic security defines national security. Economic success and […]

Lao morning news for January 20

Lao morning news for January 20

Road 4B, built with US$ 65.6 million inaugurated This week witnessed an inauguration ceremony held in Chomphet district, Luang Prabang, for newly built Road 4B stretching 114 km between Hongsa district of Xayaboury and Xiengmen district of Luang Prabang. — KPL  U.S. Strengthens Support for Lao Government to Meet Its Development Goals During a three-day […]

Cambodia morning news for January 20

Cambodia morning news for January 20

Great Duke Hotel Staff Plan Strike On Monday Former Great Duke Hotel staff will protest tomorrow. Around 100-140 people are expected to join. — CNE Ministry says air quality returning to normal After issuing a warning over the country’s air quality on Friday, the Ministry of Environment said on Sunday that the PM2.5 concentration levels […]

Lao morning news for January 17

Lao morning news for January 17

Water supply department riding wave of international cooperation The Department of Water Supply under the Ministry of Public Works and Transport is targeting an expansion of projects across the country this year after racking up achievements in the sector during 2019. — Vientiane Times (paywall) City receives funding to clear drains and prevent flooding The […]

Cambodia morning news for January 17

Cambodia morning news for January 17

Police Commission Hears Witnesses in Probe of Cambodian Protester’s Alleged Death by Torture A commission set up by Cambodia’s National Military Police heard testimony from five witnesses Thursday in an alleged torture case that resulted in the death this month of a man who was detained for joining a land-rights protest. — Radio Free Asia  […]

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