Lao morning news for July 18

Lao morning news for July 18

Lao PDR morning newsNew decree offers tax breaks for investors in Lao SEZs
The new decree highlights the government’s policy on SEZ development, requirements for their establishment, incentives granted to investors, one-stop service delivery, and the obligations of developers to train and hire Lao workers.
— Vientiane Times

Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining Announced As Major Shareholder Of Lane Xang Minerals
The Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining Limited has been announced as the major shareholder of Lane Xang Minerals following the sale of a 90 per cent share stake from MMG Limited to the company.
— Lao News Agency

Prosperity of country, communities reliant on poverty reduction push: PM
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has called for efforts to ensure poverty and least-developed status can be eradicated from the country’s rural areas, with the entire nation called upon to participate in the struggle.
— Vientiane Times

HCM City, Laos’ Champasak province share front work experience
President of the Ho Chi Minh City chapter of Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) To Thi Bich Chau hosted a reception for a delegation of the Lao Front for National Construction’s Champasak province led by its President Sithon Keophouvong on July 16.
— Saigon Online

Lao Officials Say Rate of Child Stunting From Malnutrition Has Dropped Significantly
Despite a recent report by an NGO promoting children’s rights that indicated Laos performed poorly last year in dealing with childhood malnutrition and stunted growth, Lao officials have painted a rosier picture of the situation.
— Radio Free Asia

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President, Lao Women’s Union mark 63rd anniversary
President Bounnhang Vorachit on Friday took part in special activities to commemorate the 63rd anniversary of the Lao Women’s Union on theme ‘Cultures Conservation for Visit Laos Year and Sustainable Environment Protection’.
— Vientiane Times

Two international physics conferences held in Quy Nhon City
The Rencontres Du Vietnam organized two international conferences yesterday in the International Center for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE) in the central city of Quy Nhon (Binh Dinh Province) themed ‘Perspectives in Topological Phases: From Condensed Matter to High-Energy Physics’ and the symposium on ‘Neutrino Frontiers’.
— Saigon Online

Fist-In-Laos Pulp Manufacturer Launches Trial Operation
Sun Paper Holding Laos, the first pulp manufacturer in the Lao PDR, has launched three-month trial operation following ten years of conducting feasibility study, farming eucalyptus and building a pulp factory.
— Lao News Agency

Yangon authorities ignored reports of fallen power line that electrocuted boy
A 13-year-old boy was killed on a South Okkalapa street on Friday as he was walking through a puddle in which a downed power line was submerged.
— Coconuts Yangon


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Maria Mirasol Rasonable graduated with a Bachelors Degree in journalism from Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Santa Mesa, Manila, Philippines.

She previously covered police rounds for Philippine Daily Inquirer as a trainee before becoming editorial staff at Gospel Komiks under the Communication Foundation for Asia (CFA-MG), Santa Mesa, Manila where she wrote lifestyle and trending fashion and styles articles.

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