Lao Morning News For May 30

Lao Morning News For May 30
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Lao PDR morning newsNew decree to streamline govt administration
The government has issued a new decree to strengthen collaboration between the Prime Minister’s Office and ministries, provinces, the capital and ministry-equivalent organisations.
Vientiane Times 

Researcher says Laos planning court case over disputed border
A senior scholar tasked with researching the borders said yesterday that Laos plans to file a lawsuit against Cambodia to the International Court of Justice over a border dispute in Stung Treng province.
Khmer Times

Lao power operator to issue Thai bonds
LAOS-BASED EDL-Generation Plc (EDL-Gen) aims to issue a baht-denominated bond worth US$550 million (Bt17.5 billion) under plans to tap the Thai securities market in the third quarter of this year, the company’s deputy managing director (CFO), Dr Bounsalong Southidara, said recently.
The Nation 

Tourism creating wealth of job opportunites for Lao people
The Lao tourism industry is not only playing a significant role in boosting economic growth, but is also creating a huge number of job opportunities for local people, experts have noted.
Vientiane Times 

Clearing unexploded bombs in Laos I Video
As part of the ASEAN in Focus series, Channel NewsAsia’s Leong Wai Kit looks at attempts to clear millions of unexploded bombs dropped on Laos during the Vietnam War.
Channel NewsAsia 

Ministry gears up to deal with impacts of weather extremes
The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and associated government bodies yesterday held a brainstorming session on natural disaster management.
Vientiane Times 

CPA Australia, NUOL join forces to boost students’ job prospects
The Faculty of Economics and Business Management at the National University of Laos (NUOL) is partnering with CPA Australia to bolster students’ job prospects through educational support.
Vientiane Times

ASEAN Journalists Help Promote China’s Anhui-ASEAN Cooperation
The 2018 ASEAN 10 Nations Mainstream Media and China’s Central Leading Overseas-targeted Media: Touring Anhui was launched in Hefei, Anhui province of China on May 27 to promote the manufacturing industry of the province and its communication and cooperation with ASEAN.
Lao News Agency 

Ginseng farmers of Laos seek international markets
Growers of what is commonly called the ‘Dakcheung herb’ in Dakcheung district, Xekong province, are on the lookout for export markets after local authorities confirmed the quality of the plant was good enough for export.
Borneo Bulletin 

Lao festival attracts huge crowd in Japan
Thousands of Japanese and other people attended the Lao Festival held in Yoyogi Park, Tokyo, which was held to promote Visit Laos Year and to raise the profile of Laos.
Vientiane Times 

Phu Bia Celebrates The 10th Anniversary of Its Flagship Phu Kham Copper-Gold Operation In Laos
Phu Bia Mining celebrated the 10th anniversary of its flagship Phu Kham Copper-Gold Operation at a cocktail function held at the Crowne Plaza in Vientiane on May 15.
Lao News Agency


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