Lao Morning News For May 29

Lao Morning News For May 29
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Lao PDR morning newsParliament to debate 13 draft laws
Lawmakers will debate 13 draft laws at the upcoming 5th Ordinary Session of the National Assembly (NA)’s 8th Legislature, making further progress on the path to building Laos as a state ruled by law.
Vientiane Times 

Revised sex education curriculum planned for secondary schools
The government and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), together with civil society organisations, are discussing the inclusion of comprehensive sexuality education in the curriculum at lower and upper secondary schools.
Vientiane Times 

Kaysone Phomvihane Announced As A City
Authorities and people of Savannakhet held a ceremony on May 25 to announce the city status of Kaysone Phomvihane and celebrated the 1,000,000th child of the province at the Kaysone Phomvihane Memorial.
Lao News Agency 

President asks Savannakhet to speed up development
President Bounnhang Vorachit has told Savannakhet provincial authorities to work harder to address social ills in order to maintain the stability necessary for the social and economic development of the central province.
Vientiane Times 

Govt, development partners discuss Round Table preparations
Government officials and international development partners yesterday met in Vientiane to update on progress and fine-tune preparations for the Round Table Meeting this year, which is scheduled for November.
Vientiane Times 

Vietnamese, Lao fronts tighten cooperation
Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Hau A Lenh met President of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) Saysomphone Phomvihane in Vientiane on May 28 as part of his four-day visit to the neighbouring country.
Nhan Dan Online

Three companies shortlisted for Vientiane expressway contract
Three companies have been shortlisted to carry out construction of an expressway linking Vientiane city centre to the outskirts, with the new road aimed at easing traffic congestion in the capital.
Vientiane Times 


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