Lao morning news for November 15

Lao morning news for November 15

Rice prices in Laos likely to rise next year Rice markets in Laos may experience greater fluctuation in 2020 as harvests are unlikely to meet targets in 2019. — Xinhua Lao-made clothes struggle to penetrate export market “The clothes we make target consumers in Vientiane and the provinces. We’re not planning to produce for export […]

Cambodia morning news for November 15

Cambodia morning news for November 15

Indonesia allows Sam Rainsy to arrive from Malaysia, as Hun Sen releases Cambodian dissidents Sam Rainsy, the self-exiled leader of a banned Cambodian opposition party, arrived in Jakarta from Kuala Lumpur on Thursday after reportedly being blocked from boarding his flight on Wednesday. — South China Morning Post  Cambodia: 90,000 garment workers could lose jobs […]

Lao morning news for November 14

Lao morning news for November 14

Floods, water shortages cause cut in rice harvest: minister The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry yesterday defended its decision to lower the rice production target for 2019, saying it was unavoidable because of the severe flooding that had occurred this year and last. — Vientiane Times (paywall) Human Rights Watch Condemns Lao Government for Continued […]

Cambodia morning news for November 14

Cambodia morning news for November 14

Indonesia barred Cambodia’s Rainsy from flight to Jakarta: airline Malaysia Airlines said on Wednesday it had barred veteran Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy from a flight from Kuala Lumpur to the Indonesian capital Jakarta on the instruction of Indonesian authorities. — Reuters Cambodia says it defeated opposition effort to topple govt Cambodia’s government claimed victory […]

Lao morning news for November 13

Lao morning news for November 13

Laos, Unicef commit to providing a better future for children The prime minister delivered this message at the Lao Generation 2030 Forum held in Vientiane to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. — ANN/Vientiane Times Laos registers trade surplus in Q3 The value of Laos’ combined exports and […]

Cambodia morning news for November 13

Cambodia morning news for November 13

EU Submits EBA Report to Government The E.U. on Tuesday sent the Cambodian government its preliminary report on the possible suspension of duty-free trade over political and human rights concerns, the bloc said in a statement. — VOD EU welcomes lifting of Kem Sokha’s house arrest The European Union said Monday that the weekend lifting […]

Lao morning news for November 12

Lao morning news for November 12

Lao grid to deliver electricity to Cambodia The Lao state-run Electricite du Laos (EDL), on behalf of the Lao government, has completed more than 80 percent of a power grid extension that will deliver electricity to a Cambodian transmission line on the border of the two countries. — Xinhua Laos distributes aid to flood victims […]

Cambodia morning news for November 12

Cambodia morning news for November 12

Ministry of Tourism’s Pavilion Attracts Nearly 2,000 Foreign Visitors on First Day of Water Festival The Ministry of Tourism’s pavilion erected for international visitors attracted almost 2,000 of them, on the first day of the Water Festival annual celebration in Phnom Penh. — AKP Lao grid to deliver electricity to Cambodia The Lao state-run Electricite […]

Lao morning news for November 11

Lao morning news for November 11

Lao PM optimistic about sustainable economic growth “The slower growth of the economy is necessary because the economic base is being transformed to a more realistic position. This is intended to create a strong and sustainable economic foundation as well as build a productivity base and diversify income into local areas,” the premier said. — […]

Cambodia morning news for November 11

Cambodia morning news for November 11

Khmer gather to eat ork ambok as disruption attempt foiled (photo gallery) Hundreds of thousands of Khmer yesterday (Nov 9) participated in mass ork ambok eating events organised by the Cambodian government to demonstrate support for the nation, religion, and King on the 66th anniversary of Independence from French colonial rule. — AEC News Today […]

Lao morning news for November 8

Lao morning news for November 8

ADB beefs up university education in Champassak Teachers and students at Champassak University now have access to higher-quality education, thanks to support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) through the Strengthening Higher Education project. — Vientiane Times (paywall) PM optimistic about sustainable economic growth Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith yesterday expressed optimism that economic growth would […]

Cambodia morning news for November 8

Cambodia morning news for November 8

Power shortages again in dry season, says prime minister Cambodia will face power shortages again from the end of this year throughout the dry season, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday. — The Phnom Penh Post Cyprus strips citizenships after uproar over passports following a Reuters investigation Yesterday a Reuters report revealed that Cyprus […]

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