Lao morning news for May 28

Lao morning news for May 28

Lao PDR morning newsTwo More Covid-19 Patients Due for Release Today
Two of the remaining five Covid-19 patients at Vientiane’s Mittaphab Hospital have tested negative for the virus and are to be discharged today following a secondary test.
— The Laotian Times

Engaging men and boys for a more equal post Covid-19 Society
UNFPA Lao PDR Representative Mariam Khan explains how a post-COVID-19 world has an opportunity to achieve gender equality more than ever.

Survivors of 2018 Dam Collapse in Laos Begin Receiving Compensation
Nearly two years after the worst dam collapse in Laos in decades, survivors whose villages were washed away are finally being offered land in compensation, district-level authorities in the province told RFA Lao Service.

We need you to be part of building a healthy, safe and liveable future
These days, many countries, including the Lao People’s Democratic Republic are making complex decisions about how to live with COVID-19, or adapt to what some have called the ‘new normal’.

Lao satellite to transmit TV, radio programmes
The Department of Mass Media of the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism has signed an agreement with Lao Asia-Pacific Satellite Co., Ltd. to broadcast its Lao National Television Channel 1 and National Radio on AM and FM frequencies using the Lao Sat-1 satellite.
— Vientiane Times

ADB, Laos sign a loan agreement to respond to Covid-19 pandemic
The Lao PDR and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on May 27 signed an agreement of an additional US$20 million loan to support the Lao PDR’s response to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the country.

Authorities keen to take sting out of elevated dengue cases
With the nation seemingly bringing the COVID-19 situation under control, health authorities are redoubling efforts to tackle the increased number of dengue fever cases reported around the country.
— Vientiane Times

Laos backs Hong Kong security legislation
The Lao Ministry of Forgien Affairs has issued a statement in support of China’s efforts to maintain national security in Hong Kong.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

KOICA supports Lao workers returning from abroad amid Covid-19 crisis
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) office in Laos has donated food and other supplies for migrant workers returning from abroad due to the Covid-19 crisis.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Attapeu rebuilding tourism infrastructure following 2018 dam collapse
Caption: Tad Xepha waterfall in Sanamxay district is one of Attapeu province’s stunning natural attractions.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Company to build utility scale solar power plant in Laos
The Singapore-based nValid Precision Engineering (nVPE) PTE Ltd. has pledged to supply some 128 GWh per year to Electricite du Laos (EDL) in the next three to five years for a term of 30 years and will develop the first utility scale solar photovoltaic power plant in Laos.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

New app helps youth access reproductive health information
The Lao Youth Union and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have teamed up to launch a smartphone app so local young people can access important information on reproductive health.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

PM Asks Ministry of Energy and Mines to Clarify Electricity Tariffs
Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has asked the Ministry of Energy and Mines to clarify the pricing structure for electricity tariffs amid widespread public complaints.
— The Laotian Times

Pastor’s Daughter in Laos Trapped with Dilemma
Communist nations in South East Asian countries are persecuting Christians because they consider Christianity a threat to their countries. Laos, for instance, has made anyone who is a Christian, a government target.
— Persecution



Feature photo SEATCA
This week’s Lao morning news feature photo focuses on World No-Tobacco Day, May 31.


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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