Lao morning news for September 13

Lao morning news for September 13
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Lao PDR morning newsWeathermen warn of tropical storm Barijat
Tropical storm Barijat is forecast to affect the north and central regions of Laos and everyone should be on the alert for heavy rain and winds due to storm activity from September 12-18.
— Vientiane Times

Thai Products Promoted In Laos
Over 50 producers and entrepreneurs from southern provinces of Thailand have participated in the Southern Thailand Best Product @ Vientiane event held in Vientiane Capital.
— Lao News Agency

World Economic Forum: PM calls for collective effort to advance Asean
Asean member countries need to collectively forge ahead to develop the 10-member regional bloc and maintain its centrality and unity to overcome regional challenges, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told the 27th World Economic Forum yesterday.
— Vientiane Times

Laos considers future hydropower plans after dam burst
Laos will take into account the devastation caused by a dam burst in July when it considers how to proceed with investment in hydropower, seen as an important income source for one of Asia’s poorest countries, its prime minister said on Wednesday.
— Euronews

New guidelines to regulate railway development, management
Policy-makers are drafting a law that provides guidelines for the efficient development of a railway network and its commercial operation, to maximise the benefits of rail transport and drive socio-economic development.
— Vientiane Times

How better hydropower planning can avert future disasters on the Mekong
The collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam hydropower dam in Sanamxay district of Attapeu Province, Lao PDR on July 23 is a major tragedy that took the lives of at least 34 Laotians, with at least 100 more still missing and thousands displaced.
— Thomson Reuters Foundation

Friendship trees planted at VN-Laos-Cambodia border T-junction
Competent forces of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia are planting friendship trees at the Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia border T-junction.
— Vietnam Plus

The flora of Laos
Located on the west side of the Mekong River opposite the Lao heritage town Luang Prabang is Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden.
— Bangkok Post

Dien Bien, northern Lao provinces enhance youth exchanges
The northern Dien Bien provincial Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) and its counterparts from the northern Lao provinces of Luang Prabang, Udomsay, and Phongsaly held talks in Dien Bien Phu city, Dien Bien province on September 12 to share work experience.
— Vietnam Plus


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Stella-maris Ewudolu

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Stella-maris graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Education from Ebonyi State University, Nigeria in 2005.

Between November 2010 and February 2012 she was a staff writer at Daylight Online, Nigeria writing on health, fashion, and relationships. From 2010 – 2017 she worked as a freelance screen writer for ‘Nollywood’, Nigeria.

She joined AEC News Today in December 2016.

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