Lao Morning News For October 2

Lao Morning News For October 2
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Lao PDR morning newsMore investment in human resources needed: economist
While the Asia-Pacific region is experiencing population ageing at an unprecedented rate, the growing number of young people in Laos can provide a significant momentum in driving economic growth.
Vientiane Times 

US firms see huge opportunities for business in Laos
US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross says Laos presents a significant opportunity for US companies in the energy and infrastructure sectors.
Vientiane Times 

Japan funds job skills training for disabled people in Huaphan
The Japanese government recently granted US$209,543 to support a job creation project for people with disabilities in Huaphan province.
Vientiane Times

Foreign Minister Receives US Treasury Minister
Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith received on Sep 29 in Vientiane U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross who is on a working visit to Laos on Sep 28-30.
Lao News Agency 

Boat Racing Festival to Be Held On Oct 4-6
Boat Racing Festival 2017 will fall on Oct 4-6 following the announcement made by the Governor of Chanthabouly district Mrs. Bouarone Vongdarasan on Sep 28.
Lao News Agency 

VN willing to support Laos in training human resources
The PM made that statement on September 29 at his reception for Lao Minister of Home Affairs Khammanh Sounvileuth who is on a working visit to Viet Nam.

Walkers stride out in support of tourism
Walkers from ministries and other organisations in Vientiane on Saturday gathered for an early morning walk to mark World Tourism Day and 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.
Vientiane Times  

Elderly, disabled people get free health checks
Almost 1,000 people including elderly and disabled people on Friday received free health checks to mark National Day for Persons with Disabilities on September 27 and International Day of Older Persons on October 1.
Vientiane Times 

Two missing, four survive after leisure craft sinks in Nam Ngum river
Local authorities and rescue teams are continuing their search for two people missing after their flat-bottomed wooden boat sank in the Nam Ngum river on Saturday afternoon.
Vientiane Times 


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