Lao morning news for June 11

Lao morning news for June 11
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Lao PDR morning newsChina-Laos railway marred by compensation issues and pollution
The new China-Laos railway is spanning the Mekong River and drilling through mountains. So far, many local Laotians are seeing more trouble than benefits from the project.
— Asean Today

Phu Bia Mining Contributes To Poverty Reduction
Phu Bia Mining (PBM) Company has contributed to improving the living standards of villagers in Nam Gnon and Nam Mo, Anouvong district, Xaysomboun Province.

NA inspection unearths over 150 duplicate land titles
Some 153 land titles have been found to be duplicates as a result of the National Assembly’s recent inspection, a senior lawmaker has confirmed.
— Vientiane Times

Dramatic upturn in business environment expected: PM
The business environment is expected to improve dramatically in the coming years as the government intensifies action to better facilitate business, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has told the National Assembly.
— Vientiane Times

White charcoal makers plant more trees to boost exports
The White Charcoal Producers for Export Group (WPEG) is working with the government and local communities on a project to plant Cratexylum formosum (mai tiew) saplings in some of the country’s least developed regions in the hope it will help boost trade and eradicate poverty.
— Vientiane Times

Trade between China’s Yunnan, GMS countries up 5.6 percent in 2018
The total trade volume between southwest China’s Yunnan Province and five countries in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) increased 5.6 percent year on year in 2018, the Yunnan governor said Monday.
— Xinhuanet

Vientiane, Lao-ITECC join forces for Job Fair
The Vientiane Labour and Social Welfare Department and the Lao International Trade Exhibition and Convention Centre (Lao-ITECC) are working together to hold the Job Fair 2019 in the capital from October 16 to 20.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Laos resolved to develop electricity sector
Laos will complete the construction of 20 hydropower dams with total installed capacity of 2,707 MW, according to Lao news agency Khaosan Pathet Lao.
— Vietnamplus

NA Approves Two Senior-Level Appointments
Last Friday, Jun 7, 2019, witnessed the approval of two high-level appointments by people’s representatives at their ongoing 7th ordinary session. The approval of the appointment was according to the proposals of President and Prime Minister.

Laos enjoys ‘Night of Chinese Culture and Tourism’
The “Night of Chinese Culture and Tourism,” an important event of the 2019 Visit Laos-China Year, was held at the National Cultural Hall in Lao capital Vientiane on Sunday.

Can Tho, Vientiane boost cooperation
Leaders of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho had a working session with a high-ranking delegation of the Lao capital Vientiane on June 10 to discuss bilateral multi-sector cooperation in the coming time.
— Vietnamplus

Factory workers may be offered sexual health advice
The Vientiane Youth Clinic and the Lao Women’s Union met with factory owners and managers last Friday to discuss ways to improve the sexual health knowledge and practices of factory employees.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Agri innovation project ends but further farmer development needed
The Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems project has ended, but there is a need for further development of target farmers’ groups.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Overhauling agriculture to meet future challenges in Laos
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) is providing technical assistance to the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) for better formulation and management of policies, strategies and projects in support of agricultural development in the country.
— Global Diaspora News

Of Singapore and Lao
Recently The ASEAN Post published two articles on Save the Children’s Global Childhood Report 2019.
— The Asean Post

DVV International gives boost to adult education
Government officials together with stakeholders from other countries and international organisations met in Vientiane on Thursday to review their work with regard to Adult Learning Education, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of DVV International.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

City Plex Theatre Opened
Jun 5 witnessed the opening of City Plex Theater in Dongdok, Xaythany district, Vientiane Capital.

Laos look to turn the tables
The visiting Laos team looked upbeat during a training session on astro-turf at the Birshreshtha Shaheed Mostafa Kamal Stadium yesterday despite having suffered a 1-0 defeat against Bangladesh at home in their first-leg match of the 2022 World Cup and 2013 Asian Cup pre-qualifiers.
— The Daily Star


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This week’s Lao morning news feature photo acknowledges World Day Against Child Labour, June 12.


Find our previous morning news feature photos in the AEC News Today Morning News Feature Photos gallery where you will find a pictorial display of daily life throughout the Asean Economic Community (AEC).

Lao morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Lao PDR news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities. It is published M-F by AEC News Today: Governance, not government; policies not politics.


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Stella-maris Ewudolu

Journalist at AEC News Today

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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