Lao morning news for February 10

Lao morning news for February 10
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Amid hydropower boom, Laos streams ahead on latest
On a wide bank of the Mekong River, yellow markers and visits by surveyors show preparations underway to build Laos’ third and largest dam on Southeast Asia’s most vital waterway
— Infosurhoy

Coronavirus likely to cause major disruption in tourism, investment
The move came in the wake of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Wuhan and its rapid spread across China.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Special economic zones attract US$5.7 billion
Twelve special economic zones (SEZs) established across the country have attracted investment of almost US$5.7 billion and created thousands of jobs for local people, a report this week showed.
— ANN/Vientiane Times  

Cambodia, Laos pledge to further enhance bilateral ties, cooperation
Cambodia and Laos pledged on Sunday to further strengthen their comprehensive strategic partnership for mutual benefit, a senior Cambodian official said.
— Xinhua 

Hit the Laos Loop and discover a magical lagoon in Khammuan
This breathtakingly scenic route offers numerous opportunities to discover some fresh and awesome hidden gems.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

PM: Bolster stocks of face masks, send them to help China
The Prime Minister’s Office on Wednesday issued an announcement in accordance with Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith’s instruction, asking the Ministry of Industry and Commerce to work with the Ministry of Health to draw up a purchase plan.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

PM emphasises quality, law compliance in energy and mines sector
PM Thongloun made the remarks while addressing the energy and mines sector five-year review and planning meeting at the National Convention Hall.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Govt reviews disaster risk management project
Discussions took place during the 4th Steering Committee meeting on the project.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Deputy PM says customs sector to be modernised and made transparent
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Somdy Duangdy stressed the matter at a recent annual meeting held in Vientiane to review the customs sector’s work during 2019 and to draw up the plan for 2020.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Vat Phou Festival 2020 held in Champasack, Laos
Photo taken on Feb. 8, 2020 shows a scene of Tak Bat (Alms giving) at Vat Phou temple in Champasak, Laos. Vat Phou Festival 2020 was held in Champasack province from Feb. 6 to 8. On the final day, lots of Lao people and religious figures from across the country took part in a traditional Tak Bat (Alms giving), and a candle parade circling the Vat Phou temple. (Photo by Kaikeo Saiyasane/Xinhua)
— Xinhua

Cambodia, Laos pledge to further enhance bilateral ties, cooperation
Cambodia and Laos pledged on Sunday to further strengthen their comprehensive strategic partnership for mutual benefit, a senior Cambodian official said.
— Xinhua

Customs clearance resumed at Lao Cai border gate
Competent forces of Vietnam and China on February 8 resumed customs clearance for exports and imports at Kim Thanh International Border Gate No. 2 in the northern province of Lao Cai.
— Nhan Dan

PM proposes sporting events to ease border tensions with Laos
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday reportedly asked visiting Lao President Bounnhang Vorachith to help ease border tensions by allowing his soldiers to participate in sporting events with Cambodian troops.
— Khmer Times

McCollum: Deporting Hmong and Lao ‘direct attack’ on my constituents
One of Minnesota’s congressional delegates is blasting a Trump Administration proposal to deport thousands of Hmong and Lao immigrants.
— Bring Me The News


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This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on International Day of Women and Girls in Science, February 11.


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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