Lao morning news for January 28

Lao morning news for January 28

Lao PDR morning newsGovt unveils foreign aid projection
The government is anticipating a significant drop in the amount of foreign grants it will receive this year, so the country will have to make some policy changes to sustain revenue generation.
— Vientiane Times

Fears linger for livelihoods as new villages being built for Lao victims may not be suitable for agriculture
THE VICTIMS of the Xi Pian-Xe Namnoi Dam collapse may not be able to return to their normal lives any time soon because the locations of their new villages and farmlands are unsuitable for living and farming.
— The Nation

Businesses urged to improve services for Chinese tourists
Tourism-related businesses should make adjustments for the additional Chinese tourists that the government expects will visit this year, a leading business figure says.
— Vientiane Times

Visit Laos-China Year 2019 officially launched
The governments of Laos and China on Friday officially launched Visit Laos-China Year 2019 in the Lao capital of Vientiane.
— Vientiane Times

On ya bike to Laos
The world’s top ultracyclers will descend on Laos, 20 to 24 May, for Round 3 of the 2019 BikingMan World Championship on a course covering 780-km paved-and-gravel roads over the country’s challenging forested mountain ridges in northeast Laos.
— TTR Weekly

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Lao Toyota Service President Awarded Japan’s Order
Mr Khemsath Philaphadeth, President of the Lao Toyota Service, President of KP Co., Ltd., and President of the Lao Judo Federation, has been awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette of Japan.

Lao stone jars preserve centuries old secrets
When visiting Xieng Khuang province, be sure to take a trip to see the mysterious stone jars that litter the plains in their hundreds and fascinate everyone who gazes upon them.
— Eleven Media Group

Govt debates policies to maintain growth
The government has discussed policies and approved priorities for this year as it attempts to steer the country on a path of sound economic growth.
— Vientiane Times

Australia’s National Day Marked In Vientiane
Australian Ambassador to the Lao PDR, Mr Jean-Bernard Carrasco hosted a reception party to mark the Australia’s National Day, mostly known as Australia Day, in Vientiane Capital on Jan 24, 2019.

Vietnam Embassy in Laos welcomes Lunar New Year
The Embassy of Vietnam in Laos hosted a banquet welcoming the Lunar New Year on the night of January 25.
— Vietnam Plus


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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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