Lao Morning News For September 26

Lao Morning News For September 26
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Lao PDR morning newsNational Social Security Fund Meets with Central, District Hospitals
Representatives of the National Social Security Fund met with those from central and district hospitals in Vientiane Capital on Sep 22 to discuss and exchange lessons on contracted healthcare service and possible solutions to problems related to medical service given by hospitals to the members of the Social Security Fund.
Lao News Agency 

Laos supports UN reform for a better response to global challenges
Laos has told the United Nations General Assembly that it supports the reform effort by the United Nations (UN) to better respond to global challenges.
Vientiane Times 

Will Laos Buy New Weapons from Indonesia?
On September 24, reports surfaced that one of Indonesia’s state-owned defense companies had received interest from Laos for some new arms sales. The reports are part of a broader development where Jakarta is seeking to strengthen its defense industry, including through selling more products to regional countries like Laos with which it is commemorating 60 years of relations this year.
The Diplomat 

President assesses development progress in Xaysettha district
President Bounnhang Vorachit has instructed authorities in Vientiane’s Xaysettha district to contribute more to national defence and public security, and comply more closely with the criteria for creating crime-free and hygienic villages.
Vientiane Times

Germany paves way for rural road improvement
The German government has provided a grant of EUR 5.6 million for the Rural Development Programme, which will pave rural roads in Laos.
Vientiane Times 

People Flock to Indonesia Trade and Tourism Fairs
The 1st Indonesian Trade and Tourism Fair has drawn a large number of Vientiane residents, business people and foreigners.
Lao News Agency 

RHB Lao Junior Football Cup 2017 Kicks off
RHB Banking Group, Malaysia’s fourth largest financial services group, kicked off on Sep 23 the RHB Lao Junior Football Cup, an inaugural football tournament that empowers and inspires children to overcome life’s challenges by promoting confidence, hope and pride through sports.
Lao News Agency 

Actress, singer promote Laos as tourist destination at Tokyo expo
A popular actress and a singer from Laos promoted the Southeast Asian country as a tourist destination at a weekend expo in Tokyo.
Vientiane Times 


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