Lao morning news for July 13

Lao morning news for July 13
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Lao PDR morning newsLaos see dengue cases double since May
Health officials in Laos have seen the number of dengue fever cases double since May 30. According to the most recent numbers from the Lao Ministry of Health Thursday, 2,661 people has been diagnosed with dengue fever.
— Outbreak News Today

Social Media Uproar After Lao Schoolboy Kicked Out of Exam For ‘Wrong’ Haircut
A Lao middle-school student near the country’s capital Vientiane was removed from class in the middle of an exam on July 6 for sporting an improper hairstyle, sparking a social media uproar and angering his mother, who said the rules were unclear and her son should have been allowed at least to finish his exam before being sent home.

Churning a Dream into Reality – Interview with CEO of Laos Buffalo Dairy, Susie Martin
There will always be moments of uncertainty, bureaucracy, difficult decisions to be made, and many different challenges to overcome.
— Travel News Asia

World Population Day-Safeguarding women’s and girls’ health and rights to be on track for SDGs
The collective efforts of the government, civil society and development partners to the reproductive health and rights movements have put deliberate attempt on sexual and reproductive health rights to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies and maternal deaths, and resulted in healthier, more productive lives for millions of women and adolescent girls.

Xaysomboun launches feasibility study for agriculture, tourism development
Xaysomboun province has given the green light to a local company to carry out a feasibility study for an agriculture and tourism development at Phakatai cliff in Phasangobsouk village, Anouvong district.
— Vientiane Times

Borikhamxay to develop Tad Tontaen waterfall
Borikhamxay province will develop Tad Tontaen waterfall as a natural tourism site to attract more visitors after the Covid-19 pandemic and to upgrade facilities at the site.
— Vientiane Times

Laos hits 90 consecutive days without new Covid-19 case
The Laos Ministry of health on Saturday reported no new cases of Covid-19 for 90 consecutive days.
— The Star

Days after departing Laos, Myanmar worker tests positive for COVID-19
A Myanmar labourer working at the Triangle Special Economic Zone in Bokeo province tested positive for COVID-19 days after arriving in Myanmar, according to an official report.
— Vientiane Times

Myanmar, Lao Leaders exchange congratulatory messages on 65th Anniversary of diplomatic relations
U Win Myint, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, exchanged messages of congratulations with Mr Bounnhang Vorachith, President of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, on the occasion of the 65th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Laos DPM: Production of face masks must be of highest quality
Deputy Prime Minister, Dr Sonexay Siphandone, who is also Minister of Planning and Investment, inspected two face mask factories in Vientiane urging the facilities to maintain production standards and meet Ministry of Health standards.
— The Star

Govt mulls way forward for disaster risk reduction
Members of the National Disaster Prevention and Control Committee and development partners met last week in Vientiane to discuss ways to progress disaster management and disaster risk reduction in the country.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Secretary General Bounnhang outlines Party goals ahead of congress
Successful prevention of a Covid-19 second wave, building the Party into a transparent, enhanced, and strong movement, and achievements in livelihood improvement will attest to the guidance of Party leaders at various levels.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Project to promote reading habits among 13,000 children
More than 13,000 children, especially girls, in Saravan province are expected to benefit from the “Reading Promotion Project in Primary Schools” funded by the World Food Programme (WFP) and Plan International.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Research centre making a splash in indigenous fish conservation
The Living Aquatic Resources Research Centre (LARReC) under the National Agriculture Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI) on Friday released 100,000 indigenous fish as part of the government’s plan to discharge 320 million fish countrywide this year.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Pakxe city upgrade set to be completed this year
The Pakxe Urban Environment Improvement project is set to be finished this year, with more than 90 percent of the scheme already complete.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)



Feature photo WorldSkills Asean Bangkok 2018
This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on
World Youth Skills Day, July 15, with an emphasis on World Skills Asean Singapore 2020.



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).


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