Lao Morning News For April 5

Lao Morning News For April 5

Lao PDR morning news

“Chinese Culture Enters ASEAN” activities held in Laos to promote bilateral cultural exchanges
A series of activities within the framework of “Chinese Culture Enters ASEAN”
was held Tuesday in Lao capital Vientiane, drawing the participation of over
200 people from cultural and educational sector of China and Laos.
Global Times

UNICEF Initialises Implementing 1000-Day Project in Huaphanh
UNICEF Lao PDR in collaboration with Huaphanh Province has initialised the “1000-Day Project” to improve nutritional status among children in six targeted districts in Huaphanh Province.
Lao News Agency

Vientiane factories in need of wastewater treatment
Most factories in Vientiane are in need of wastewater treatment systems, according to a study by the Project for Urban Water Environment Improvement.
– Vientiane Times

Private Firm to Turn Lao Agarwood into Global Market Products
First Capital Laos, a private company, is investing in farming almost 6 million agarwood trees in Laos for products targeted at global markets, namely Japan and the United Arab Emirates.
Lao News Agency

Dh20m learning scheme launched for children in Laos
To provide primary education to children in Laos, Dubai Cares has launched its ‘Lao Educational Access Research and Networking’ (Learn) spending Dh20.20 million. The educational programme will benefit 35,000 school-age children.
Khaleej Times

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Vietnamese, Lao Presidential Offices cement relations
The Presidential Office of Vietnam wants to cement solidarity with its Lao partner and make them a model of comprehensive cooperation.

Vientiane to Improve Celebrations for Lao New Year 2017
For the forthcoming celebration of the Lao Lunar New Year B.E 2560 (Pi Mai Lao) next week, Vientiane Capital will organise many interesting festivities to attract more tourists, both local and foreign, which will be better than in previous years.
Lao News Agency

Presidential Office Head Welcomes Vietnamese Counterpart
Minister and Head of the Presidential Office, Mr Khammeung Phongthady received the Head of the Presidential Office of Vietnam Dao Viet Trung on April 4, as the latter and his entourage are on a working visit to Laos on April 4-7.
Lao News Agency

Xaysana’s Associate, Drug Kingpin Sisouk Daoheuang Captured
Since the capture of notorious kingpin Xaysana “Vanlob” Keophimpha earlier this year, authorities have been on a manhunt for all of Xaysana’s known associates, including drug kingpin, Sisouk Daoheuang.
The Laotian Times

Cambodian Real Estate Firm Defrauds Lao Investors
A Cambodian-owned real estate firm operating in the Lao capital Vientiane has halted payments to its investors, defrauding them of an estimated $10 million, sources say.
Radio Free Asia

Laos speeds up railway construction machinery import from China
Full steam ahead for the China-Laos railway construction, Laos has speeded up machinery import from China, local daily Vientiane Times reported Monday.

Dubai charity to help 35,000 school kids in Laos
A Dubai-based charity is launching a Dh20 million programme to help 35,000 school children in Laos.

UXO victims decline in Laos in 2016
The number of unexploded ordinance (UXO) victims in Laos declined from 300 in 2008 to 50 in 2016, the Lao News Agency (KPL) reported Tuesday.
— Xinhua

Lao runners eye medals at regional sport events
Two Lao male runners and one female runner are confident of winning medals at the 79th Singapore Open scheduled to be held at the end of this month.


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