Lao Morning News For March 27

Lao Morning News For March 27

Lao PDR morning newsRussian Defense Ministry to Open Office in Laos
The Russian Defense Ministry plans opening an office in Laos where experts will provide assistance to the Lao side on the use of Russian-made military equipment, an order published on the official legal information website read.
Sputnik News

Lancang-Mekong Cooperation yields tangible benefits
Member countries of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) have gained tangible benefits with prospects for greater fruitful cooperation in the years to come, diplomats say.
Vientiane Times 

Laos, Thailand partner in nutritional therapy training
Health officials from nine central provinces met in Vientiane recently to learn about a nutritional therapy programme to enhance their practice and capacity development.
Vientiane Times 

Subnational Polio Vaccination To Target 460,000 U-5 Children In Laos
The National Immunization Programme (NIP) under the leadership of the Ministry of Health (MoH), with the support of UNICEF and WHO, will launch on Monday, 26 March, a 10-day subnational polio vaccination campaign in 13 provinces and 90 districts to vaccinate about 460,000 children aged 0 month to 5 years of age.
Lao News Agency 

Lao PM calls for Vietnam-Laos stronger inspection bond
Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has stressed that cooperation between Laos and Vietnam, particularly in inspection, will effectively contribute to preventing corruption in the two countries.
Vietnam Plus 

Xayaboury-Luang Prabang road upgrade over 70 percent complete
The upgrade of National Road No. 4B running from Hongsa district in Xayaboury province to Chomphet district in Luang Prabang province is currently more than 70 percent complete and is on track to be finished at the end of this year.
Vientiane Times 

Book Festival 2018 Held Raising Awareness of Reading
Hundreds of primary and secondary school students, teachers and parents turned out at annual event Book Festival, the fifteen of its kind, held at National Library, Vientiane, on Mar 23-24 drawing several well-known publishers in the country.
Lao News Agency 

Chinese grant set to improve rural living conditions
The Chinese government has pledged to help improve living conditions in Lao provinces through a grant to be provided over the next three years.
Vientiane Times

Plans on track for commercial development at Khonphapheng waterfall
Preparations for a vast development around one of Laos’ most stunning sights – the Khonphapheng waterfall on the Mekong River in Champassak province – are going ahead as planned.
Vientiane Times 


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