Lao Morning News For March 27

Lao Morning News For March 27
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Lao PDR morning news

More than half a million tourists expected to arrive in Luang Prabang Pi Mai Lao
Luang Prabng Province expects more than 500,000 domestic and overseas tourists during the Lao Lunar New Year 2017 or Pi Mai Lao.
Lao News Agency

MoH, USAID to Promote Access to Water, Nutrition, and Sanitation in Central Provinces
The Ministry of Health, in cooperation with Children’s Fund under the USAID Nurture Project, organized a meeting on strategic development for altering social behavior under the Water, Nutrition and Sanitation mainstream project.
Lao News Agency

Vientiane receives completed Infrastructure Improvement project
The Infrastructure Improvement project developer has handed over its completed road improvement project to the Vientiane authority on Friday.
Vientiane Times

Lao garment exports decline by 5 percent
Laos’ garment exports reached US$165 million in 2016, a reduction of 5 percent compared to 2015, the Association of Lao Garment Industry (ALGI) has reported.
Vientiane Times

First UXO of the Year Detonates in Xieng Khouang
A hidden unexploded bomblet, known in Laos as a `bombie’, exploded on Tuesday in Paek District, Xieng Khouang province, tragically killing one child and injuring five adults and seven other children.
The Laotian Times

Laos on a plate
Two chefs get ready to take diners on a journey to exotic Laos through their flavourful Laotian cuisine, discovers Zuliantie Dzul.
New Straits Times

Chill out in Luang Prabang in Laos
There is a resolute unaffectedness about Luang Prabang in northern Laos.
A wet market pops up every morning in the alleyways off Sisavangvong Road, the city’s high street. Unlike most South-east Asian markets, there is an absence of cacophony here – no haggling or touting.
The Straits Times

NE India-CLMV business summit held at Guwahati
Education Minister Honchun Ngandam has called for joint efforts by the government and private sectors to tap the abundant natural resources of North East India for socio-industrial development of the region at par with other states of the country.
The Arunachal Times

Tunnel boring must start before rain, authorities
Lao authorities and Chinese developers are speeding works in an attempt to begin boring tunnels of the Laos-China railway project before the coming rainy season, a senior government official involved of the project has said.
Vientiane Times

PM welcomes Singapore volunteers
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Thursday received a courtesy visit by a group of almost 60 Singaporean students from various schools and universities who are contributing to educational development in Laos.
Vientiane Times

Sagawa Foundation Donates Maintenance Vehicles and Equipment to Laos
The Sagawa Foundation of Japan has donated a car lift and a tire changer via the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT), worth 735 million kip (¥10 million or USD 91,000) to the State Land River Transport Enterprise.
Lao News Agency

Botanical Garden to Become New Tourist Site in Vientiane
A new botanical garden covering 15 hectares, located in Dansy village, Naxaythong District, Vientiane Capital, is set to become a new tourist destination in the capital.
Lao News Agency



Feature photo Albert Dezetter
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