Lao Morning News For April 10

Lao Morning News For April 10
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Lao PDR morning newsVietnam co-work startup enters Cambodia and Laos
Toong, the leading Vietnamese startup in co-working spaces, will expand into Laos and Cambodia this year by partnering with property developers and service suppliers in the region.
— Nikkei Asian Review (metered paywall)

Indonesian Embassy opens Bahasa course in Vientiane
The Indonesian Embassy is again offering a free course in Bahasa Indonesia for Lao nationals, aiming to enhance bilateral relations between Indonesia and Laos.
Vientiane Times 

Downgrade of leaders’ vehicles to be mostly complete this year
The process of withdrawing vehicles they are not entitled to from leading officials at the central level, and replacing them with cheaper brands, is set to be largely complete this year.
Vientiane Times

MRC Leaders Affirm To Push Mekong Cooperation
At the 3rd Mekong River Commission Summit held in Siem Reap, Cambodia on Apr 4, premiers of the four member countries Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam affirmed their resolve to push Mekong cooperation in order to utilise development opportunities and overcome challenges.
Lao News Agency 

Laos pursues nutrition challenges
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is continuing talks with development partners to resolve the country’s nutrition challenges, with the number of malnourished children under the age of five still high at 36 percent.
Vientiane Times 

Borikhamxay fund lends helping hand to those in need
The Neung Duang Chai Fund has pledged to continue its work of assisting disadvantaged people and institutions in Borikhamxay, the organisation reported at a review meeting held in the province on Friday.
Vientiane Times


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