Lao Morning News For August 21

Lao Morning News For August 21
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New facilities to develop aquaculture in Laos
Several new facilities that will help increase fish production in Laos and improve the livelihoods of people engaged in fishing are being built under a project for Strengthening Research and Development of Fisheries and Aquaculture.
Vientiane Times

Government Wins Back Lottery Draws to Once a Week
The Prime Minister’s Office on Thursday issued an announcement stating the reduction of the frequency of the Lao Development Lottery draws from twice to once a week.
Lao News Agency 

UXO continue to kill, maim local population
A total 28 people have been killed and seriously injured by unexploded ordnance (UXO) this year in Laos with this number expected to further increase before year end, officials reported.
Vientiane Times 

Vientiane continuing consultation on road fund
Discussions will continue on how best to implement the Vientiane People’s Road Fund after the issue has generated plenty of comments from members of the public.
Vientiane Times 

What Laos Taught the CIA
Earlier this month, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) commemorated its 50th anniversary. As Southeast Asian nations look forward to building a more stable future, it’s also useful to remember the events that shaped the modern history of the region.
The Diplomat 

Teacher’s language training opens doors in tourism
Confidence and competence in communicating with guests, vital to a successful international hospitality industry, has been given a boost through teacher training.
Vientiane Times 

Thai teachers propose awardees’ network
Thai officials from the Princess MahaChakri Award (PMCA) Foundation have proposed that Lao teachers join a network that will help share their professional teaching and school administration experience internationally.
Vientiane Times 

Seminar on Educational Travel to ASEAN Held in Japan
The ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC) early this month held a seminar on Educational Travel to ASEAN in Tokyo.
Lao News Agency 

PM Sends Sympathy Message to Nepal over Landslides and Flooding
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Aug 17 sent a message of sympathy to Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba over the landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rains in southern part of the country.
Lao News Agency


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