Lao morning news for November 15

Lao morning news for November 15
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Rice prices in Laos likely to rise next year
Rice markets in Laos may experience greater fluctuation in 2020 as harvests are unlikely to meet targets in 2019.
— Xinhua

Lao-made clothes struggle to penetrate export market
“The clothes we make target consumers in Vientiane and the provinces. We’re not planning to produce for export yet because if we do we will have to buy more sophisticated machinery and improve the skills of our workers, which will cost a lot of money,” said the owner of a garment business in Vientiane, Ms Souphalith Chanthaluanglath.
— ANN/Vientiane Times 

Empowering Lao adolescent girls through the Noi ecosystem
Empowering adolescent girls requires comprehensive efforts and a conducive environment as adolescent girls are not a homogeneous group and they face a wider range of risks to their health and well-being including lack of education, gender based discrimination and violence, malnourishment, sexual exploitation, early, child and forced marriage and adolescent pregnancy.
— ANN/Vientiane Times 

Laos Power Market Segmentation, Overview, Regional Growth, Application, Top Competitors, Industry Revenue
Laos Power market continues to report strong growth driven by economic activity, growing residential and industrial sector demand. Conventional fuels account for a dominant share of Laos power generation but a rapid increase in the use of renewable fuels is being observed.
— Industry Undates Daily 

Floods, water shortages cause cut in rice harvest: Laos minister
At the same time, water shortages are currently affecting the north of Laos.
— ANN/Vientiane Times 

Govt needs stronger mechanisms to minimise financial misconduct: NA
National Assembly (NA) members on Thursday urged the government to impose proper measures to address violations involving state finances after learning that this kind of crime is common.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Champassak on track to welcome one million tourists this year
Champassak province has met with success in its efforts to attract more tourists through improved services, and visitor numbers this high season are expected to exceed 1 million.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Champassak villagers set to benefit from community health project
World Concern Lao (WCL) and the Ministry of Health are partnering in the launch of Phase 3 of the Integrated Development Project for Community Health Promotion in Phonthong district, Champassak province.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

S Korean Firm to Launch Online Lottery Sales Platform in Laos
South Korean firm Kona I have teamed up with local lottery company Lao Toto to launch an online platform in Laos that will be designed to issue, draw and calculate lotteries.
— The Laotian Times

Multi-Sectoral Approach Launched to Reduce Child Undernutrition
Lao PDR will implement a new cross-cutting and evidence-based approach to tackle childhood undernutrition with support from the World Bank.

Gov’t to Focus On Developing Modern Organic Agriculture
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry will focus on modernizing the agricultural sector and focusing on fresh, clean, organic products for domestic and export markets, has said Minister of Agriculture and Forestry.

Laos, Cuba agree on cooperation in medical science
An agreement was signed in Havana during foreign minister Saleumxay Kommasith’s official visit to Cuba from November 11-12, in response to an invitation from his Cuban counterpart, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, according to Laos’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
— ANN/Vientiane Times


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