Lao Morning News For April 12

Lao Morning News For April 12
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Troubled road project along Lao-Cambodian border rolls on
Work by military engineers on a contentious road skirting Cambodia’s border with Laos – which has prompted a military stand-off in the area – has quietly resumed, local officials say, even as run-ins between Cambodian and Lao military patrols in the disputed area have further heightened tensions.
The Phnom Penh Post

Pi Mai Lao Summer Storm Forecast
The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology forecast on April 10 that a new summer storm is expected to enter the country from April 12 to 16.
Lao News Agency

Vientiane Discusses Mobilising Community Participation in Dengue Prevention
The Vientiane Capital Health Department (VHD) last Thursday held a discussion on mobilising community participation in dengue fever prevention and control in Vientiane Capital.
Lao News Agency

Laos-China Railway Tunnel Boring Kicks Off
An opening ceremony for tunnel boring for the Laos-China railway project was held as construction began last week in Xay district, Oudomxay province.
Lao News Agency

Vientiane Launches Road Safety Campaign
The Vientiane Police Traffic Department, in collaboration with Honda New Chip Xeng Co., Ltd, launched a road safety campaign on April 11 to prevent road accidents during Pi Mai Lao – often a deadly time of year.
Lao News Agency

How the Hmong-CIA alliance shaped government policies today
The war in Laos (1961-1975) brought the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and Hmong together as allies when the agency engaged the Hmong to fight the North Vietnamese and the Communist Pathet Lao.

*Lao Morning news is restricted in content today due to the Lao New Year, called Songkran (Lao: ສົງກຣານ, [sǒŋkràːn]) or Pii Mai holidays


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