Lao morning news for April 28

Lao morning news for April 28

Lao PDR morning news

Schools expected to reopen on May 11 under close supervision
State and private kindergartens, primary and secondary schools and tertiary education institutions along with sporting activities, are expected to reopen on May 11 amid strict measures.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

PM visits Friendship Hospital to monitor patient treatment
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has stressed the importance of protecting medical workers from infection while they care for patients who have contracted Covid-19.
— Vientiane Times

Remains of soldiers found in Laos, Cambodia reburied in Kon Tum
A service was held at a cemetery in Ngoc Hoi district in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on April 27 to re-bury remains of 21 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who laid down their lives while conducting international missions in Laos and Cambodia.
— Vietnam Plus

Full Steam Ahead for Laos-China Railway Construction
Construction of the Laos-China Railway has resumed in full capacity following the return of foreign workers from China.
— The Laotian Times

Seven Washed Away in Luang Prabang Floods
Three people have been killed and four others have been reported missing after flash floods swept through Kiawtaloun Village, in Luang Prabang.
— The Laotian Times

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Vientiane Police crack down on online games shops for violations
Police are taking strict action against businesses conducting illegal lotteries, slot machine outlets and online games shops after finding three shops that were open in violation of the nationwide lockdown.
— Vientiane Times

No new cases reported
The Covid-19 Taskforce told a press conference in Vientiane on Monday that no new covid-19 infections has been reported for 15 consecutive days with the total remaining at 19 including 7 recovering from the deadly virus.

Vientiane Capital Garbage Disposal Rates Cut by Half
Garbage disposal rates in Vientiane Capital will be cut by half until June this year as part of measures to reduce the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy.
— The Laotian Times

Local authorities misinterpret PM’s restriction order
Some local authorities have prevented people from working on their farms, which is a misinterpretation of the government’s Covid-19 prevention and control measures, the cabinet has observed.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Weekly weather outlook – more thunderstorms on the way
Laos’ northern and central provinces along with the capital are expecting more rain and thunderstorms over the upcoming week while southern areas will receive sunnier skies.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Vientiane urgently needs blood for transfusion
The Lao Red Cross’ National Blood Transfusion Centre in Vientiane urgently needs blood for transfusions because it doesn’t have enough blood bags in stock as a consequence of the Covid-19 outbreak.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Authorities urge public to ready against deadly dengue
Health authorities are calling on the public to make preparations against the dengue virus this rainy season after one person has already died from the disease this year. As of April 24, 904 people .
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Easing of restrictions proposed
Six restrictions under the current lockdown could be eased after May 3 if there are no more confirmed case of coronavirus by that date, authorities have suggested.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)



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This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on World Day for Safety and Health at Work, April 28.


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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