Lao Morning News For March 16

Lao Morning News For March 16
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Laos, Morocco Further Cooperation on Diplomatic Relations
Morocco is committed to strengthening relations with the Lao PDR both at the bilateral level and with ASEAN member states in order to serve the interests of its people and contribute to promoting South-South cooperation.
Lao News Agency

Lao Delegates Stage a Strong Presence at the 5th ASEAN-EU Business Summit
Laos participated in the ASEAN EU Business Mission and 5th ASEAN-EU Business Summit in Manila of the Philippines on Mar 9-10, with a strong presence of representatives of key Lao business sectors.
Lao News Agency

Prime Minister urges Xanakham to take up organic farming
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Monday visited Xanakham district, Vientiane province, where he encouraged local authorities to switch to organic agriculture and abandon the use of chemicals.
Vientiane Times

Vientiane eyes improved transport solutions
Vientiane plans to improve non-motorised transport and public transport in the face of the rapidly increasing number of vehicles, which are clogging up the capital’s streets.
Vientiane Times

KBank ramps up Laos operations
KASIKORNBANK (KBank) has opened a Laotian head office in Vientiane to capture opportunities in a growing economy.
The Nation

They Fought for the U.S. in Laos. Now Many Older Hmong Fight Depression
Dia Yang is a cultural broker at the Fresno Center for New Americans. She helps Southeast Asian refugees acclimate to the United States.
New America Media

A young monk in Laos had pressing life questions for President Obama
For an entire morning last September, a young monk named Sengdao Oudomsinh stood outside his temple in Laos hoping to catch a glimpse of President Barack Obama.
The Washington Post

Laos, UK Vow to Continue Cooperation in Educational Development
The Ministry of Education and Sports will continue its cooperation with the UK government to further the development of the country’s education sector.
Lao News Agency

JICA Committed to Waterworks Development in Luang Prabang
While meeting with local authorities, Ms Eriko Tamura, Director of the Global Environment Department of JICA, confirmed that JICA is committed to developing waterworks in Luang Prabang Province.
Lao News Agency

UNDP extends support for Lao government
The United Nations Development Programme in Laos (UNDP Laos) is continuing its support programme to the Lao government for National Socio-Economic Development Plan (NSEDP) implementation towards Least Developed Country graduation, Middle Income Country Transition, and Sustainable Development (SDG) achievement.
Vientiane Times

Revenue collection, timber auction dominate Govt meeting
Implementation of the revenue collection and expenditure plan, the auction of wood impounded by the government, and the upgrade of wood processing plants dominated the monthly government meeting yesterday.
Vientiane Times

ASEAN to strengthen cooperation in bio-safety and bio-security
Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will work to strengthen cooperation to build capacity in bio-safety and bio-security for laboratory and hospital technicians, officials and experts agreed Wednesday.
Global Times

Officials to Crack Down on Illegal Workers in Laos
As part of government efforts to strictly monitor foreign nationals working in the country, the labour and security sectors are set up to register and issue temporary work permits to foreign workers.
The Laotian Times



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