Lao Morning News For March 21

Lao Morning News For March 21

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

Tunnel boring for Laos-China railway expected in coming weeks
The boring of tunnels for the Laos-China railway is expected to begin in the next few weeks following a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction of the project in December last year.
Vientiane Times

Vietnam’s Vung Ang Port vital for shipment of Lao goods
Vietnam has announced it will continue to create favourable conditions for the transit of Lao goods via Vung Ang Port in central Vietnam’s Ha Tinh province.
Vientiane Times

Indonesia Opens Free Language Training for Lao nationals
The Embassy of Indonesia in Vientiane has opened a free course for Lao nationals who are interested in learning Bahasa Indonesia, the language also spoken in Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore.
Lao News Agency

Lao, Thai Models Present Fashion Designs in Vientiane
Top Lao and Thai models presented fashion designs during a Vientiane WOW Fashion Week 2017 at the Landmark Riverside Hotel in Vientiane Capital on March 18, 2017.
Lao News Agency

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Lao Sat-1 to transmit Thailand’s Lamkhong TV channel
Thailand’s Kanboon Sompraingarm is set to broadcast its Lamkhong TV channel through the Lao Sat-1 satellite, after reaching a year-long agreement with operator Lao Asia Pacific Satellite Company.
Rapid TV News

Thailand To Urge Laos To Return Self-Exiled, Ex-Red Shirt Leader
Thailand plans to call on Laos to return a former Red Shirt leader so that he could be brought back to justice, China’s Xinhua news agency reported.
Malaysian Digest

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.
The Nation

Laos calls for UN programmes to match development goals
Laos would like United Nations (UN) cooperation programmes to comply with the priorities laid out in the development plans of the countries it is assisting, to help them achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
Vientiane Times

Weekend storms batter parts of Laos
Sporadic tropical storms will continue to lash many parts of Laos from now until the middle of May and the public should be on the alert at all times.
Vientiane Times

Japan’s SME Lessons Shared to Local Lawmakers
Representatives of the National Assembly, provincial councils, the Japanese Embassy and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) met in Vientiane on Mach 17 to discuss the strengthening of small and medium enterprises.
Lao News Agency

Luang Namtha Shuts Down Aroma Banana Farms
Luang Namtha authorities have permanently suspended plantations of aroma bananas, a foreign strain, after evidence of hazardous proven chemical substances being used in banana farms.
Lao News Agency



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