Lao Morning News For November 28

Lao Morning News For November 28
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Lao PDR morning newsRe-evaluation of Nongpaen project debts authorised
A Lao company has been authorised to assess the chronic debts incurred by Lao Asia Trading International Company (LATIC) over the stalled Nongpaen tourism development project.
Vientiane Times 

Govt raises poverty classification criteria
The government has elevated poverty lines, imposing higher standards that families, villages and districts must fulfil to rise above poverty.
Vientiane Times 

Laos-China Railway Project Makes Progress as Planned
Laos and Chinese constructers have said the construction of Laos-China railway has made progress as planned with a noticeable progress reported in tunneling activities, and the construction of bridges, roads and main stations.
Lao News Agency 

Keep Bolaven chemical free, coffee producers’ group pleads
More and more consumers are willing to pay a little extra for cleaner food and drinks, and an increasing number of coffee producers are keenly aware of the growing demand for certified organic beans worldwide.
Vientiane Times

Laos, Vietnam to partner in development of judicial system
The ministries of justice of Laos and Vietnam have agreed to continue cooperation and development of the judicial sector, marking the 35th anniversary of the two ministries’ cooperation.
Vientiane Times 

Tourism remains top income earner
The tourism sector remains in the top five income earners in Laos even though the number of visitors declined by 10 percent last year.
Vientiane Times

Vientiane Center Watch Fair 2017 Launched
Watchmakers have brought their products for display and sale at the first ever Vientiane Center Watch Fair 2017 being held at Vientiane Center, a well-known shopping complex in Vientiane.
Lao News Agency 

UNDP Regional Director: “Diverse Partnerships and a Participatory Approach Hold the Key to SDG Success”
Mr. Haoliang Xu, UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific visited Lao PDR on Nov 23-24 to attend the 2017 Round Table Implementation Meeting in Pakse, Champasak.
Lao News Agency 


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