Lao morning news for July 23

Lao morning news for July 23
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Laos focuses on fight against dengue fever
Lao health authorities focus on fight against dengue fever, as the number of confirmed cases in the country continues to rise.
— Xinhuanet

Education ministry, satellite company partner to beam down school programmes
Research Institute for Education Science under the Ministry of Education and Sports has agreed with Lao Asia Pacific Satellite Co. Ltd to transmit programmes for schools via
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

National universities get set to hold entrance exams
The registration for online tutorial classes to help students prepare for the entrance exam to the National University of Laos (NUOL) and University of Health Sciences for the academic year 2020-21 has been opened.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Domestic visitor focus sees Luang Prabang tour guides lose out
While domestic tourists have begun returning to Luang Prabang province after the control of Covid-19 in Laos, tour guides who previously led groups of visitors are failing to benefit.
— Vientiane Times

PM holds talks with Chinese premier
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith held video talks with Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang on Tuesday.

King Xaysetthathirath’s statue ready to be moved to Attapeu
A statue of King Xaysetthathirath who ruled Lane Xang Kingdom from 1548 to 1571 has been completed in Vientiane Capital and is ready to be moved to a park named in his honour in Attapeu province.

UNESCO Calls on Lao Youth to Participate in AI Ethics Consultation
UNESCO Bangkok Office is extending an invitation to interested Lao youth (aged 18-25) to engage in an important discussion on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence (AI).
— The Laotian Times

Gold prices rise further amid Covid-19 pandemic
The number of customers buying gold jewellery in Laos has declined after prices of the commodity on the global market increased further due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
— Vientiane Times

Investment proposal for gas stations considered despite suspension: DPM
Proposals for investing in the construction and operation of new gas stations will be considered by the Lao government despite the suspension of such activities, a deputy prime minister has said.
— Vientiane Times

Lao-Korea institute driving labour skills certification
The Lao-Korea Skills Development Institute under the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare is continuing to improve workers’ abilities to meet the increasing requirements of the local skilled employment market.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Ministry selects company to upgrade Phou Bia road in Xaysomboun
The Lao People’s Army’s General Logistics Department has chosen Khamphay Sana Group Company Limited to upgrade the road leading to Phou Bia Mountain.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Russia sends greetings to Laos for 65th anniversary of LWU
The Women’s Union of Russia has sent warmest greetings to the Lao Women’s Union (LWU) on the occasion of its 65th anniversary.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Vientiane Internet Cafes Revealed as Drug, Gambling Dens
Internet cafes across Vientiane Capital will be monitored by a special committee after officials announced that some internet cafes were illegally selling drugs and facilitating online gambling.
— The Laotian Times



Feature photo Ketnaphone Choulamany
This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on Lao Women’s Union Establishment Day, July 20.


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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