Lao morning news for March 27

Lao morning news for March 27
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Three new virus infections confirmed bringing total to six
Authorities confirmed yesterday that three more people were infected with coronavirus (Covid-19) bringing total infections to six.
— Vientiane Times

PM inspects provincial readiness to combat Covid-19
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith travelled to the central province of Khammuan on Thursday where he inspected the readiness of provincial authorities in the battle against Covid-19.
— Vientiane Times

Buses to Laos, Cambodia suspended
The Transport Co on Wednesday suspended all 15 inter-country bus services to Laos and Cambodia, while imposing stricter measures including thermal scans on passengers taking existing routes to control the transmission of Covid-19.
— Bangkok Post

China to continue to help Laos fight Covid-19
The government of China will continue to help Laos according to the actual requirement of the country to prevent and combat Covid-19, the Chinese Embassy to the Lao PDR said today, Mar 26.

Laos Advises All Sectors to Work from Home
Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has advised all local and central sectors to consider allowing their staff to work from home in a bid to prevent the COVID-19 outbreak.
— Fresh News

Foreigners, stateless people can apply for Lao stay extensions
Foreigners and stateless people who cannot leave Laos at this time, because all borders are closed to prevent the spread of Covid-19, can request extensions on their stay.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Laos appraises Mekong-Lancang Cooperation
Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) has racked up tangible results contributing to socio-economic development in member countries since the initiative was launched in 2016.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Laos, DPR Korea rekindle ongoing friendly cooperation
The Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s .
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Local firm supports government in containing COVID-19 virus
Vientiane’s Lao Brewery Company has donated 2 billion kip to the government to tide over the coronavirus outbreak in the country.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Luang Prabang tourism staff cutback hours to help sustain business
Local tourism officials have reported a drastic decline in visitor numbers since the emergence of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Employees at accommodation houses and tourist sites.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Lao PSTV to broadcast via Lao satellite
The Lao Public Security Television (PSTV) has signed an agreement with the Lao Asia-Pacific Satellite Co Ltd to beam its channel via the Lao Sat-1 satellite.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Jack Ma Foundation, Alibaba Foundation Donate Medical Supplies to 10 More Asian Nations
The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation announced on Monday, Mar 23, plans to donate much-needed medical supplies to 10 more countries in Asia to help the global fight against COVID-19.



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