Lao morning news for January 1

Lao morning news for January 1

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Lao Youth Takes Part in Me My Body My Planet My Future Campaign
Hundreds of young people gathered at the campus of the National University of Laos on Dec 29 to take part in cleaning up the campus and interactive sessions on solid waste management and reduction of single-use plastics.

Laos-China railway flicks switch on power supply project
The ground-breaking ceremony was attended by the Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines, Mr Thongphath Inthavong; Managing Director of Electricite Du Laos (EDL), Mr Boun Oum; Vice President of China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd. (CSG), Mr Chen Yunpeng; and Director of the Yunnan Energy Bureau, Mr Ding Xingzhong.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Top Laotian Times News Stories of 2019
For Laos, the year of 2019 was marked by the impact of natural disasters, including severe and long-lasting drought, as well as flash flooding caused by a succession of tropical storms. Additionally, an earthquake in northern Laos caused damage to several structures and upset the livelihoods of local people, while those in the capital dealt with a prolonged, hazy smog.
— The Laotian Times

Preparations in full swing to usher in New Year
The provinces are preparing a host of activities and readying venues to host lively events that will ring in the New Year.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

Chinese firms mark completion of Laos-China railway’s longest tunnel
The 9,384 metre-long tunnel was built by Sinohydro 3 and Sinohydro 14 between Luang Prabang and Vientiane provinces and has been hailed as a major milestone in the project.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

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Storm batters Luang Namtha
Strong winds and hail lashed roofs, some of which were torn off and blown to the ground, with residents receiving assistance to carry out repairs.
— ANN/Vientiane Times

The Original Awamori opportunity with Lao-Lao made by Lao women
In the new year, Co-Op Okinawa (Urasoe City, Okinawa) will begin importing the Lao traditional alcohol Lao-Lao into Okinawa to support industrialization in Laos.
— Ryukyu Shimpo


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This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on Indochinese tiger extinction in Laos


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