Lao Morning News For October 27

Lao Morning News For October 27
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Lao PDR morning newsGovt orders action to improve investment climate
The government has told ministries to speed up improvements to the investment climate and remove barriers to goods transport, the government spokesman said yesterday.
Vientiane Times 

People’s Representatives Encourage Implementing Single Window Entrance Fee Charging Mechanism
The President of the National Assembly Cultural and Social Affairs Committee has suggested that putting in place a single window mechanism to regulate the charging of entrance fees from visitors is worth doing as visitors will be able to enjoy visiting several places with a single ticket. ​
Lao News Agency

COECCO signs mining contract with Lao Government
The Lao Government and the Vietnam Company of Economic Cooperation (COECCO) on Thursday signed a contract for exploitation and processing of iron ore.

Governance programme targeting better public service delivery
The government is partnering with Switzerland, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) to launch a programme aimed at strengthening service delivery that better responds to citizens’ needs.
Vientiane Times 

Mekong hydro resource coordination gets boost from France
Laos and France have agreed to enhance cooperation in the energy sector and improve the management of water resources on the Mekong River by building a new Coordination and Monitoring Centre (CMC).
The centre will be equipped to monitor hydroelectric power project (HPP) development on the Mekong River in Laos.
Vientiane Times

Raise legal, ethical standards, NA tells judicial bodies
The National Assembly (NA) has called on judiciary bodies to address shortcomings, particularly cases of law-breaking by some officials under their supervision.
Vientiane Times 

Laos, Vietnam further enhance cooperation
Laos and Vietnam have pledged to further enhance their relations and to continue cooperation in the development of various fields.
Vientiane Times 

People’s Representatives Ask Prosecutors to Address Issues
People’s representatives have asked the Office of the Supreme Public Prosecutor to find solutions to a number of issues the society has complained about.
Lao News Agency 

Vaccination, Nutrition Rates Remain Low in Remote Areas, NA’s Session Told
Vaccination and nutritional rates remain low while chronic malnutrition rate remains high in Phongsaly, Huaphan and Saravan.
Lao News Agency 

Vietnamese, Lao, Cuban, DPRK ruling party chiefs congratulate Xi on re-election
Ruling party leaders of Vietnam, Laos, Cuba and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on Wednesday congratulated Chinese President Xi Jinping on being re-elected general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Xinhua Net 


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