Lao Morning News For January 22

Lao Morning News For January 22
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Lao PDR morning newsMore than 200 markers installed along Laos-Thailand border
Some 210 markers have been installed along the border between Laos and Thailand, covering most of the two countries’ 735km land border.
Vientiane Times 

Minister Arkhom officiates construction of Thailand-Laos-China logistic center
Minister of Transport Arkhom Termpittayapaisith has officiated the launching ceremony for the construction of the Thailand-Laos-China logistic center at its construction site near the 4th Thai-Lao Friendship bridge in Wiang sub-district in Chiang Kong district of Chiang Rai.
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Vientiane vows to improve investment climate to drive growth
The Vientiane administration has vowed to improve the investment climate to attract more private investment and facilitate business operations as part of measures to achieve 10.5 percent economic growth.
Vientiane Times 

Xeno airport project slow to take off
The government is planning to build an international airport at the former Xeno airfield in Savannakhet province, which has lain unused for many decades.
Vientiane Times 

LXML Supports Environmental Monitoring in Lao PDR
On 12 January 2017, MMG LXML Sepon (LXML) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) to support capacity building and establish an Environmental Management Unit (EMU) in Vilabouly District, Savannakhet Province.
Lao News Agency

Seven companies eye investment in Vientiane expressway
Seven local and foreign companies have submitted bids for investment in the construction of an expressway linking Vientiane city centre to the outskirts, which is planned as part of efforts to reduce traffic congestion.
Vientiane Times 

New road creates linkages in the south
The construction of National Road No. 16B, linking Xekong provincial capital to the Vietnamese border, has seen significant progress after a number of delays due to financial reasons.
Vientiane Times 

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