Lao Morning News For June 27

Lao Morning News For June 27
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Lao PDR morning newsNA Approves Amendment To Law On Resolution Of Economic Disputes
Members of the National Assembly on Jun 22 approved amendment to the Law on Resolution of Economic Disputes to promote creating favourable conditions for investment.

Vietnam, Lao armies boost finance cooperation
Defence cooperation forms an important part of the relations between Vietnam and Laos, affirmed Deputy Minister of Defence of Vietnam Sen. Lieut. Gen. Tran Don.
Nhan Dan Online

Lao gov’t, Chinese investor finalizing SEZ pact in southern province
The Lao government and a Chinese investor were finalizing a concession agreement for the planned Khonphapheng Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in the far south Champassak province, local daily Vientiane Times reported Tuesday.
Xinhua Net 

Laos torches narcotics stockpile on World Drug Day
Laos drug officials torched around 40 kilogrammes of heroin and tens of thousands of “yaba” pills Tuesday, a small but significant fraction of the narcotics burned on World Drug Day in a region awash with illegal substances.
Bangkok Post 

Govt calls for vehicle owners to pay tax, avoid fines
Even though more revenue has been generated from road tax, only 30 percent of vehicle owners have come forward to pay their obligations to the national budget, according to the Ministry of Finance.
Vientiane Times 

BREAKING NEWS: Cambodian Police Crackdown Drug Trafficking at Cambodia-Laos Border
Stung Treng immigration police force of the General Department of Immigration, on Tuesday, cracked down on a drug trafficking case and confiscated 120 kilograms of methamphetamine.
Fresh News 

Vietnam urges Laos to probe death of two workers
Two Vietnamese citizens were killed and five others seriously injured when the coach carrying them collided with a truck in central Laos late last week, Vietnam’s Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a statement on Monday.

Nation’s aviation sector requires greater transparency, Assembly hears
National Assembly (NA) members have proposed for the circumstances around the business of the national civil aviation to be opened for the Assembly through the enforcement of the Law on Civil Aviation.
Vientiane Times 

Vice Premier Urges No Shortcomings Occur With Laos-China Railway Project
Vice Premier Bounthong Chitmany has urged military and police officers serving on the Laos-China Construction Project to make sure that there are no shortcomings occurring with the project.

Growth drivers, opportunities see Cabinet order action
The nation’s government cabinet has ordered ministries and sectors to take immediate action to efficiently implement measures it presented to the National Assembly (NA) earlier this month in order to stimulate the economy.
Vientiane Times 

Trade fair to display best Vietnamese, Lao products
More than 120 businesses and units of Việt Nam and Laos will showcase their best products at the Việt Nam-Laos Trade Fair 2018.
Viet Nam News 

Drug abuse a danger as PM rekindles suppression drive
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has called for a collective national effort to join with the international community in the fight against the illicit drug trade and decrease substance abuse.
Vientiane Times 


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