Lao Morning News For October 26

Lao Morning News For October 26
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Lao PDR morning newsGovt to give priority to hiring teachers, doctors: PM
The government has reaffirmed the new intake of civil servants for 2018 will be limited to 3,000, declining from the 5,000 employees recruited this year.
Vientiane Times 

Top inspector urges tougher anticorruption measures
The top inspector has proposed using tougher measures against violations of planning and financial discipline in order to prevent further losses to the nation.
Vientiane Times

City could have new bus service by year end
The Commuter Line and Airport Line under the Vientiane State Bus Enterprise (VSBE), forming a new division called City 2, are expected to open for public use within this year, while the Community Line is expected to start operation in early 2018.
Vientiane Times

MMG LXML Sepon Preserves 3,000 Years of Heritage
In cooperation with the Lao Government, MMG LXML Sepon is preserving Lao cultural heritage and history in Vilabouly District, Savannakhet.
Lao News Agency

PM vows to address land issues
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told the National Assembly (NA) this week that the government will take serious action to resolve the illegal occupation of land and other disputes involving land.
Vientiane Times

Bomb clearance agency targets UXO removal from over 50,000 hectares
The National Regulatory Authority (NRA) for the UXO/Mine Action sector has set a target to clear and destroy unexploded ordnance on 53,737 hectares of land from 2017-2021.
Vientiane Times 

Beer Lao International Series 2017 Kicks Off Late This Month
Beer Lao International Series 2017, an Asian badminton competition event, will be held in Vientiane on Oct 31 – Nov 5, Mr. Somsaveng Sengsylavong, Vice President of the National Badminton Federation told a press conference in Vientiane on Oct 24.
Lao News Agency 

U.S. Ambassador Commemorates Completion of Wat Visoun Restoration
U.S. Ambassador to the Lao PDR Rena Bitter commemorated the completion of the restoration of Wat Visoun in Luang Prabang during a trip to the region.
Lao News Agency 

Vice Premier Sonexay Visits Vietnam to Enhance Ties between the Two Countries
In response to the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart, Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone is paying an official visit to Vietnam on Oct 23-29 to enhance ties and cooperation between Laos and Vietnam.
Lao News Agency 


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