Lao Morning News For June 6

Lao Morning News For June 6

Lao PDR morning newsEconomy Grows As Expected, Prime Minister
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told the 5th Ordinary Session of the National Assembly on Tuesday that the national economic development has advanced as expected with the first half of this year expected to witness an economic growth of 6.7% and a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of 152,436 billion kip.
Lao News Agency 

Plans for Laos-Vietnam highway
Plans are being drawn up in Laos for the new highway connecting its capital Vientiane with Hanoi, the capital of neighbouring Vietnam.
World Highways 

New Codeshare Partnership for Bangkok Airways and Lao Airlines
Bangkok Airways (PG) and Lao Airlines (QV) have entered into a new codeshare partnership to strengthen their respective route networks between Thailand and Lao PDR.
Travel Trade Daily 

MMG Lane Xang Minerals Mining And Modelling Operational And Environmental Excellence In Lao PDR
Back in 2007 on World Environment Day, the global community turned their attention to the Lao PDR ‘beating the resource curse, and calling the country’s mineral endowment a ‘resource blessing’ by tangibly turning these tremendous natural resources into benefits for the people, the country and prioritising high-quality foreign investments in the sector.
Lao News Agency 

Local app developers creating innovative solutions to everyday problems
Young IT developers in Laos are continuing to create useful applications such as those promoting local services and hospitality businesses to locals and visitors via smartphones.
Vientiane Times 

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U.S. Supports New Five-Year School Nutrition Programme In Lao PDR
U.S. Ambassador Rena Bitter joined Vice Minister of Education Boualarn Silipanya and Country Representative for the UN World Food Programme (WFP) in Laos Sarah Gordon-Gibson on Jun 4 for the official launch of WFP’s new five-year school feeding activity that is funded by the U.S. Government.
Lao News Agency 

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith speaks at the Fifth Ordinary Session of the National Assembly in Vientiane, Laos, June 5, 2018.

NA’s 5th Ordinary Session Opened, Important Issues Highlighted
The Fifth Ordinary Session of the National Assembly (8th legislature) was officially opened in Vientiane on June 5 in the presence of President Bounnhang Vorachit and President of the National Assembly Pany Yathortou, and people’s representatives.
Lao News Agency 


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