Lao Morning News For May 23

Lao Morning News For May 23

Lao PDR morning news

Vietnam looking to import cattle to meet increasing demands
Vietnam has requested Vientiane authorities to supply up to 400 cattle per day to meet continuing demands for beef there but authorities have asked for more time in supplying the cattle.
– Vientiane Times

Companies Join Hands to Build Xe Bangfai Dam
Mitr Phol Corp., Ltd of Thailand and the Laosamay Road Bridge Construction Company have signed a joint investment agreement for the development and construction of a hydropower dam on the Xe Bangfai river in Khammuan and an irrigation system for both Khammuan and Savannakhet provinces.
– Lao News Agency

EDL amasses huge debt due to unpaid bills, investment outlay
Unpaid electricity fees, notably owed by state organisations, have accumulated into a large debt to be paid to Electricite Du Laos (EDL), a minister told the recent National Assembly session.
– Vientiane Times

Laos continues pursuit in fighting corruption
Laos is pursuing more capacity building in the development of both its legislation and human resources in its continued fight against corruption.
– Vientiane Times

Mekong Water Quality Shows Slight Improvement
The Mekong river water quality has reportedly improved slightly since 2014, and is considered safe for human health and aquatic life and agricultural use, according to Mekong River Commission.
– Lao News Agency

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Work to start on road link to Dien Bien Phuin next two years
It could be another two years before authorities start building a road from Luang Prabang province to the Vietnamese border at Dien Bien Phu province despite the funding commitment by Vietnam.
– Vientiane Times


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