Lao morning news for February 6

Lao morning news for February 6

Lao PDR morning newsHealth ministry gets 2,800 billion kip to improve services
The government has allocated a budget of over 2,800 billion kip for capacity development and improvement of the health sector in 2019.
— Vientiane Times

Laos lays out solid steps towards development
THE Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) is developing a long-term business strategy based on green and sustainable development to comply with the government’s policy on SME development.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Govt, partners review efforts to strengthen agro-climatic information systems
Government officials and development partners met in Vientiane on Tuesday to review the Strengthening Agro-climatic Monitoring and Information Systems (SAMIS) project towards improving adaptation to climate change and food security in Laos.
— Vientiane Times

New JICA Volunteers Visit Japan Embassy
Eleven new Japanese volunteers dispatched to Laos on Feb 4 paid a courtesy call to Mr Kuno Kazuhiro, Minister of Japan to the Lao PDR before they begin their volunteerism in the country.

Vietnamese teacher spreads the word in Laos
Our Motherland is the first lesson Hoàng Ly Ly, 24, from Cam Lộ District in the central province of Quảng Trị teaches her Vietnamese students in Seno, a small town in Savannakhet Province, Laos.
— Vietnam News

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What can be done to reduce air pollution and improve air quality?
Air pollution is a problem that affects humans, animals and crops in many places on the planet.
— Vientiane Times

Relief Items Presented To Flood Affected Families In Attapeu
Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Khampheng Xaysompheng on Tuesday presented relief items donated by public members and local and international organisations to over 300 families of flood victims in Attapeu Province.

Facility Upgrade Complete At Na Phao International Checkpoint
Phu Bia Mining (PBM) officially opened the company-funded upgraded Na Phao international customs checkpoint in Khammuan Province on January 30, 2019.

Civil servants surplus to requirements: survey
The number of civil servants employed in many state departments is far in excess of requirements, resulting in a heavy burden on the state in terms of expenditure on salaries, supporting allowances and related costs, a survey has found.
— Vientiane Times


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This week’s Lao morning news feature photo acknowledges Chinese New Year, 2019.


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Piseth Pov graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics Science from the Royal University of Law and Economics, Phnom Penh in 2017, and a Bachelor’s degree in English Communications from Western University, Phnom Penh, the same year.

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