Lao Morning News For October 19

Lao Morning News For October 19

Lao PDR morning newsCLMV, Japan Discuss Agriculture Export Promotion
Representatives of ASEAN member countries of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) and Japan met in Vientiane Capital to discuss the promotion of the export of made-in-Laos agricultural products.
Lao News Agency 

Rural development benefits from navigation satellite system
Laos plans to use the Navigation Satellite System (NSS) to gather data on land use and agricultural development to accelerate information analysis and support socio-economic development.
Vientiane Times 

NA debates health, education, welfare for poverty alleviation
Members of the National Assembly (NA) have called on the government to invest additional funds in educational development, health promotion and to intensify efforts to resolve outstanding social and economic issues to achieve widespread poverty alleviation and more sustainable rural development.
Vientiane Times 

ASEAN Trade Fair to Promote Food and Beverage Products from Member Countries
Around 100 companies from ASEAN Member States are expected to showcase their food and beverage products at the ASEAN Trade Fair 2017 to be held in Seoul, R. Korea on Oct 25-28.
Lao News Agency 

International Humanitarian Law seminar updates local officials
Lao government officials gained better awareness and understanding of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) from experts in the field at a seminar held in Vientiane yesterday.
Vientiane Times 

Hospitality service upgrades among those sought ahead of Visit Lao Year 2018
The government is preparing to strengthen the nation’s tourism sector to leave a better impression and attract more travellers from at home and abroad during Visit Lao Year 2018, the nation’s Deputy Prime Minister announced recently at a press conference in Vientiane.
Vientiane Times 

Dozens of Officials Familiarised with Int’l Humanitarian Law
Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Laos and International Committee of the Red Cross met at a seminar held in Vientiane to discuss International Humanitarian Law (IHL) to promote awareness and understanding of the law in the country.
Lao News Agency 

State top auditor: Trillion kip spent unlawfully
More than one trillion kip of state spending without approval from the National Assembly (NA) has been uncovered, the state top auditor told the parliament this week.
Vientiane Times 

Huaphan’s Xamtay district getting help, more needed after flash flooding
Thirty-six families in Meuangkern village, Xamtay district, Huaphan province require construction materials and daily essentials, including food, rice, and clothes after 37 houses were affected by flash floods recently, with the damage assessed at over five billion kip.
Vientiane Times 

Feature photo Thierry Leclerc
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