Lao morning news for September 6

Lao morning news for September 6

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Many provinces in Laos suffering after widespread flooding
Many provinces in central and southern Laos are struggling to cope with floods after days of heavy rain unleashed by a tropical depression, with Salavan province being the hardest hit.
— Xinhua

Floods Last Year Cause Rice Prices in Laos to Double.
The price of sticky rice is skyrocketing in Laos, in the wake of massive floods in one of the country’s most fertile regions and various other causes, amid rising prices of food in general due to the African swine flu epidemic that has ravaged China and Southeast Asia over the past year.

Lao, Malaysian universities partner to strengthen social research
Lao lecturers and specialists from Malaysia’s University of Malaya gathered in Vientiane on Wednesday for a three-day meeting to share experiences in social research, aiming to build the capacity of trainers in this field.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Cooperation between Laos and South Korea
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Laos and the Republic of Korea established diplomatic relations in 1995.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Two killed, two missing in flood-hit south
Two people have died and two others are missing, while more than 54,000 households in six provinces have been affected by storms that have caused widespread flooding.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

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Laos, S. Korea to strengthen close ties
President Bounnhang Vorachit and his counterpart President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Moon Jae-in met for important talks in Vientiane on Thursday, when they reaffirmed their strong commitment to enhancing the two countries’ relations and expanding cooperation.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Mining officials dig deeper into mineral processing methods
The training course on techniques in mineral resource processing began yesterday in Vientiane and will run until September 23 with support from China’s Ministry of Commerce.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Laos keen to adopt Korean lessons on renewable energy
This week, energy specialists from the Republic of Korea gathered at the EDL Training Centre to discuss cooperation between the two countries in renewable energy technology.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Senior Officials Given Effective Public Speaking Training
Singaporean Ambassador Leow Siu Lin and Australian Ambassador Jean-Bernard Carrasco joined the Head of the Committee for External Relations of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party, Ms Sounthone Xayachack to launch a training course on ‘Effective Public Speaking and Negotiation Skills’.

Lao central bank imposes measures to stabilize Lao kip
The Lao central bank imposed measures to stop further depreciation of the Lao kip against international currencies, according to a newsletter published by the bank earlier this week.
— Xinhua

Moon in Laos for summit on business partnerships
South Korean President Moon Jae-in landed in Vientiane, the capital of Laos and the last leg of his regional swing, Thursday for talks on promoting bilateral cooperation.
— The Korea Herald

(LEAD) Moon in Laos for summit on business partnerships
South Korean President Moon Jae-in landed in Vientiane, the capital of Laos and the last leg of his regional swing, Thursday for talks on promoting bilateral cooperation.
— Yonhap News Agency

Pres. Moon, Vorachith agree on steps to foster mutual prosperity, enhance Korea-Mekong cooperation
President Moon Jae-in held talks with his Laotian counterpart Bounnhang Vorachith on Thursday to discuss concrete ways to advance their bilateral relations.
— Arirang

(3rd LD) In Laos, Moon unveils vision for Korea’s cooperation with Mekong region
After talks with Laotian leaders, South Korean President Moon Jae-in made public his strategy Thursday on closer partnerships with countries around the Mekong River, as Seoul is striving to establish a firm foothold in the region.
— Yonhap News Agency



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This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on International Literacy Day, September 8.


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