Lao morning news for July 14

Lao morning news for July 14
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Lao PDR morning newsLaos: Dengue cases rising fast; more than 20,000 tested for Covid-19
The Laos Ministry of Health on Monday reported 254 new confirmed cases of dengue fever, with most of the cases occurring in Laos capital Vientiane.
— The Star

Health ministry details requirements for traveller’s mandatory medical certificates
TThe National Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control has assigned the Ministry of Health to conduct tests and issue medical certificates for travellers who need to exit Laos, a senior official confirmed.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Central bank imposes new regulation for currency exchanges
The Bank of the Lao PDR has come up with a new administrative rule designed to administer currency exchange businesses amid the appreciation of international currencies against the Lao kip.
— Vientiane Times

Ministry makes Savannakhet forest national conservation area for Eld’s deer
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on Monday named the Eld’s deer conservation forest in Savannakhet province as a national conservation area for the endangered species.
— Vientiane Times

Laos’ Xaysomboun province 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.
— The Star

PM urges Vientiane authorities to tackle social issues
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has recommended that Vientiane civic leaders must continue to address road accidents, drug problems and provide jobs for returning Lao workers from Thailand to maintain peace and stability.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Snaring may spawn diseases
Its July 9 report entitled Silence of the Snares: Southeast Asia’s Snaring Crisis estimates that 12.3 million snares threaten wildlife survival in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Checkpoints being built on borders with Laos and Thailand
Cambodia is constructing 16 border checkpoints along the Cambodia-Thailand-Lao PDR border areas in Preah Vihear, Pursat and Oddar Meanchey provinces to maintain order and security, said the Ministry of Interior.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Govt, UNFPA celebrate World Population Day, childbirth, women’s rights
Ministry of Planning and Investment and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Laos last Friday kicked off events to mark World Population Day.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Japan announces 1 b yen for basic Mekong health, safety
Japan has announced 1 billion yen (around 84.2 billion kip) in grant aid to the Mekong countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam for implementation of basic human health and safety projects.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Time for issuing enterprise registration licence shortened to 3 days
The time required to process documents and issue an enterprise registration licence has been shortened to an average of just three days, Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone has told the National Assembly.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

51 houses hit by flash floods in Luang Namtha
A total of 51 houses in Nam Eng village of Viengphoukha district in Luang Namtha province were inundated after heavy rains on Sunday caused flash floods.
— Vientiane Times

Chinese Couple Shoot Five, Killing Four in Suspected Robbery Near Laos’ Golden Triangle SEZ
A Chinese resident of Bokeo province in northern Laos is in police custody after he and his wife allegedly shot and killed four other Chinese and injured another during a suspected robbery at a rented house near a casino in the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone, sources in the country told RFA.



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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