Lao Morning News For March 20

Lao Morning News For March 20
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Lao morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Lao PDR news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.


Lao PDR morning news

Laos, Japan to revise air service agreement
A DELEGATION from Japan will meet with Lao government officials in Vientiane this week to negotiate improvements to the air service agreement signed by the two parties last year.
The Nation

Lao Front adopts new administrative structure
The Lao Front for National Construction has adopted a new structure, which includes a ceremonial committee vice president, an inspection committee, and four advisory committees.
Vientiane Times

PM urges Vientiane to tackle city’s challenges
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has urged Vientiane authorities to strengthen their efforts to address various issues that are challenging development in the capital.
Vientiane Times

UNICEF Provides US$7.2 m for Health Nutrition and WASH in Laos
The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund has provided US$7.2 million for interventions in health, nutrition, and the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme in rural areas of Laos.
Lao News Agency

Japan Provides Scholarships to Lao Nationals to Study in Japan
The government of Japan has provided 19 scholarships to Lao students to study in Japan for bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and undergraduate levels in different subjects.
Lao News Agency

Lao outbound trips tip 3 million
Lao PDR’s Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism’s Tourism Development Department reports Lao citizens made 3.05 million trips in 2016.
TTR Weekly

Lao and Mien veterans of ‘Secret War’ share their stories
America’s Secret War in Laos was recounted Saturday at the McConnell Foundation where speakers from the Lao and Mien communities in Shasta County told stories of how they fought alongside their U.S. allies to combat communist forces during the Vietnam War.
Record Searchlight

Almost 9,000 Newly Registered Vehicles in Only Two Months
There have been almost 9,000 newly registered vehicles in the first two months of this year thanks to ongoing socio-economic growth.
Lao News Agency

All New Ford Everest Cash in Transit debuted in Laos
The RMA Lao Company and Lao Ford City have introduced the “All New Ford Everest Cash in Transit” to its customers in Vientiane Capital, Laos.
Lao News Agency

Laos, Malaysia keen to expand cooperative relations
Laos and Malaysia are keen to expand bilateral cooperation particularly in areas relating to investment, banking, finance, transportation, tourism, education and human resource development for mutual benefit.
Vientiane Times

UNICEF extends support for improved nutrition
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to Laos has forecast a budget of over US$7 million in assistance to Laos from 2017 to 2018 to improve nutritional health.
Vientiane Times

3,000 take part in Rising Together-Baton Run in Vientiane
About 3,000 participants took part in the Rising Together-Baton Run in Vientiane, Laos, to promote the Aug 19-31 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games.
The Star Online

K-pop groups seek to explore non-Chinese markets
Popular K-pop stars held successful concerts in East Asian nations over the weekend, in a positive sign that the region can fill the hole left in the wake of a diplomatic row between Seoul and Beijing over a U.S. anti-missile system.
Yonhap News Agency



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