Lao morning news for December 23

Lao morning news for December 23
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Laos, China Look To Bolster Trade and Agriculture Promotion
A Belt and Road China-Laos Trade Exchange and Yinbin Promotion Conference was held in Vientiane on Dec 19 to seek ways to enhance trade and agriculture promotion between Laos and China.

Cigarettes for Pants, Panty Snatcher, Online Scam – This Week in Social Media
The Laotian Times brings our readers a round-up of some of the most shared topics this past week, based on reach and engagement on Facebook. From tanks shooting real live ammunition and people shooting darts to thieves of undergarments and jackfruits, this is a brief list of the types of content that are commonly shared on Lao social media.
— The Laotian Times

Govt pushes 2020 development plan in Laos
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith presided over the opening of the two-day open government meeting at the National Convention Centre, which is scheduled to end today.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Lao NA secures funding for human resource development
According to the Assembly’s resolution on the state budget for 2020, which was made available at the planning and finance meeting last week, the government must secure 4,098 billion kip for the Ministry of Education and Sports and 2,283 billion kip for the Ministry of Health for use in administration and investment projects.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Officials discuss mapping of climate risks for southern farmers
The two-day meeting on participatory mapping of agricultural livelihoods and the identification of climate risks to establish priorities for climate service took place at the Rice Research and Seed Multiplication station in Phonngam village, Pakxe, from December 19-20.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Laos: Campaign for nation branding a focused strategy
President of the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI), Mr Oudet Souvannavong, speaking on behalf of the private sector, recently called for a focused collaboration between the public and private sectors as well as other government agencies for nation branding and marketing.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Thailand Upholds Life Term for Lao Drug Kingpin Xaysana
Thailand has decided to uphold a sentence of life imprisonment for Lao drug kingpin Xaysana Keopimpha, charged with smuggling 1.2 million methamphetamine pills, locally known as ya ba, into the country in 2016.
— The Laotian Times 

Lao National Baseball Team to Visit Vietnam for Friendly Match
Lao national baseball team is to visit Vietnam between December 26 and 29 for a friendly match with local teams.
— The Laotian Times

New equipment to ease business registration in Laos
The equipment, worth more than 680 million kip, was handed over to the Enterprise Registration and Management Department (ERM) of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in Vientiane on Thursday.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Visit Laos-China Year 2019 proclaimed a success
The event was attended by officials from Laos and China after the promotional campaign not only boosted tourism but also significantly improved the relationship between the two neighbours.
— ANN/Vientiane Times


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