Lao Morning News For June 14

Lao Morning News For June 14

Lao PDR morning newsJapan injects 23b kip to promote education in Laos
The government of Japan recently provided more than 23 billion kip (JPY 310 million) through the Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) for education assistance in Laos.
Vientiane Times 

What is the Cambodia-Lao PDR-Vietnam Development Triangle Area?
With globalisation in full force, more and more Southeast Asian countries are beginning to realise the importance of economic cooperation for the sake of economic growth.
The Asean Post

Workers from Laos to upgrade skills in Japan
LAOS’ Employment Service Centre, Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, will send local workers to Japan to upgrade their skills through the Japanese Technical Intern Training Programme (TITP).
The Nation 

Laos, Luxembourg further strengthen cooperation
The governments of Laos and Luxembourg have agreed to continue to strengthen the friendship, relations and cooperation between the two countries.
Vientiane Times 

Laos stresses the need to borrow as West raises debt alarm
As the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia and one of the least developed ones in the region, Laos seems to have different priorities on growth that are driving it pile on even more debt.
Nikkei Asian Review (metered paywall)

Lancang – Mekong Media Strengthen Cooperation
Lancang-Mekong media officials and journalists met in Kunming, Yunnan Province of China to promote exchanges and cooperation.
Lao News Agency 

NA urged to scrutinise government’s performance
The National Assembly (NA) not only plays the role of decision-maker on fundamental issues affecting the country but is also tasked to oversee the government’s performance.
Vientiane Times 

Railway compensation targeted for this month, Parliament told
Compensation for people affected by the construction of the Laos-China railway and related facilities is expected to be paid out this month after a long delay, authorities in charge told the National Assembly (NA) last week.
Vientiane Times 

PM Thongloun Sisoulith To Attend 8th ACMECS And CLMV 9
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith will leave Vientiane on Friday for the 8th ACMECS and 9th CLMV Summit in response to the invitation of Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chano-Cha and Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen, who is also chairman of the 9th CLMV Summit.
Lao News Agency 

PM Completes Participating In 24th International Conference On The Future of Asia
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has completed participating in the 24th International Conference on The Future of Asia: Keeping Asia Open- How to Achieve Prosperity and Stability, which was hosted between Jun 11-12 by the largest Japanese economic daily NIKEI in Tokyo, Japan.
Lao News Agency 


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