Lao Morning News For November 6

Lao Morning News For November 6
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Lao PDR morning newsGovt vows to retrieve billions lost to misuse, illegal imports
The government has entrusted authorities in charge to carry out inspections into 45.53 million litres of oil that was imported for a state investment project but was never actually used for that project.
Vientiane Times 

Thai firm to run Lao port on Mekong
Laos is poised to launch a new port checkpoint in the Mekong River early next year to handle regional traffic while a Thai firm has won a contract to develop and operate the port for a period of 40 years.
Bangkok Post

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Lao
Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to Laos from November 13-14, the Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a new release.
Vientiane Times 

State Budged Funded Procurement Will be More Effective, Says Minister
The procurements made with state budget will be more effectively regulated, if the law on procurements made with state budget is approved by the National Assembly members, a minister said on Nov 2.
Lao News Agency 

EU confirms further support for Laos
The European Union (EU) has made it clear that it will continue to support Laos’ efforts in socio-economic development.
Vientiane Times 

NA member calls for solutions to tourism issues in the south
A National Assembly member for Champassak has asked the government to help find solutions to the declining number of tourists in the province.
Vientiane Times

Ten more investment projects revoked, parliament told
Many hydropower and mining projects could have their investment agreements revoked if private investors failed to proceed with the projects after being granted investment agreements, the government has told parliament.
Vientiane Times 

Lao students take on Asean Data Science Explorers project
Ten student teams recently took part in the Asean Data Science Explorers (ADSE) national final in Vientiane to select the student group for the project’s final in Jakarta, Indonesia, in December.
Vientiane Times 


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