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News Laos: Laos strategic partner in south-east Asia, says speaker of parliament

News source: https://dailynewshungary.com/laos-strategic-partner-in-south-east-asia-says-speaker-of-parliament/
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

Hungary considers Laos more than a friendly country but also a strategic partner in the south-east Asian region, László Kövér, the speaker of parliament, said on Monday after meeting President of the ...

News Laos: Laos’ opium-riddled mountains

News source: https://www.thephuketnews.com/laos-opium-riddled-mountains-68630.php
Publicated on: Saturday 15 September 2018

LAOS: In a hut on the top of a fog-licked mountain in northern Laos, Vo Pali is getting high. His poison is opium, a sap extracted from poppies grown illegally by the poor hill tribes in the Communist ...

News Laos: News in brief - thedailynewnation.com

News source: http://m.thedailynewnation.com/news/189244/news-in-brief
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

News in briefthedailynewnation.comStorm kills 55 in Laos Xinhua, Vientiane Over 2,000 villages across Laos had been affected by floods after two tropical storms passed over Laos from July to September, in which 55 people died, two people were injured and 100 people are still missing.

News Laos: Laos To Conduct Next Population Census In 2020

News source: http://jclao.com/laos-to-conduct-next-population-census-in-2020/
Publicated on: Saturday 15 September 2018

Laos will conduct a population census in 2020 to provide updated information for indicators, baselines and targets to be incorporated in the 2021-2025 National Socio-economic Development Plan. The pop...

News Laos: Philippines will be World Bank upper-middle income in 2019 - Next Big Future

News source: https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2018/09/philippines-will-be-world-bank-upper-middle-income-in-2019.html
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Next Big FuturePhilippines will be World Bank upper-middle income in 2019Next Big FutureThe Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Laos and Myanmar are lower middle-income country with GNI per capita between $1,026 and $4,035. The 2017 World Bank statistics on per capita GNI are: Philippines $3660 Indonesia $3540 Laos $2270 Vietnam ...

News Laos: Laos’ hydropower policy puts Vietnam in a dilemma

News source: https://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/environment/208559/laos--hydropower-policy-puts-vietnam-in-a-dilemma.html
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

VietNamNet Bridge - The proposal to buy electricity from Lao hydropower plants has been facing opposition from many researchers, who say that benefits are small compared with the costs. After the ...

News Laos: ADB Finances Improvement Of Water Supply, Sanitation In Laos - OOSKA News

News source: https://www.ooskanews.com/story/2018/09/adb-finances-improvement-water-supply-sanitation-laos_177020
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

ADB Finances Improvement Of Water Supply, Sanitation In LaosOOSKA NewsThis is only an excerpt! Sign up for a free trial to receive CURRENT Daily Water Briefings or Weekly Water Newsletters. License Holders sign in to read the full text. MANILA, Philippines. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to provide additional ...

News Laos: Storm kills 55 in Laos

News source: http://www.daily-sun.com/post/337004/Storm-kills-55-in-Laos
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

Over 2,000 villages across Laos had been affected by floods after two tropical storms passed over Laos from July to September, in which 55 people died, two people were injured and 100 people are still ...

News Laos: Lao leaders hail army cooperation with Vietnam - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)

News source: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/lao-leaders-hail-army-cooperation-with-vietnam/138573.vnp
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)Lao leaders hail army cooperation with Vietnamhttp://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)Vientiane (VNA) – Several Lao leaders have hailed the cooperation between the armies of Laos and Vietnam during their meetings on September 18 in Vientiane with a high-ranking delegation from the Vietnam People's Army (VPA) led by Director of the ...and more »

News Laos: Laos on alert for Typhoon Mangkhut

News source: http://www.sarajevotimes.com/laos-on-alert-for-typhoon-mangkhut/
Publicated on: Saturday 15 September 2018

VIENTIANE, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) — The north and central regions of Laos have been put on alert for heavy downpours after weather forecasters warned that Typhoon Mangkhut and Tropical Storm Barijat are ex...

News Laos: Vietnam choose South Korea base for AFF Suzuki Cup preparations - Sporting News

News source: http://www.sportingnews.com/ca/soccer/news/vietnam-choose-south-korea-base-aff-suzuki-cup-preparations/1ttjm1hhekner1m0o2cglftiyj
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Sporting NewsVietnam choose South Korea base for AFF Suzuki Cup preparationsSporting NewsVietnam start their 2018 campaign with an away match against Laos on November 8 before hosting Malaysia in a crucial fixture on November 16 in the following game. Malaysia lost 0-1 to Vietnam in the 2016 edition that was played in Yangon, Myanmar but ...

News Laos: Police detain six illegal loggers from Laos

News source: https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50534075/police-detain-six-illegal-loggers-from-laos/
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

Stung Treng provincial police have detained six illegal loggers from Laos who were caught crossing in the province on Friday. Provincial police chief Major General Mao Dara yesterday said that the six ...

News Laos: For Hmong families, growing food - and selling it at markets - is a proud tradition - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

News source: https://www.jsonline.com/story/life/food/2018/09/18/hmong-families-milwaukee-make-most-land-farmers-markets/1277906002/
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Milwaukee Journal SentinelFor Hmong families, growing food - and selling it at markets - is a proud traditionMilwaukee Journal SentinelPhong Vang arrived on American shores with his bride, Ze Thao, in 2005, and headed straight to Milwaukee to join Ze's family. Although they soon found jobs, they brought their love of gardening with them, Phong from his village in Laos and Ze from ...

News Laos: Laos considers future hydropower plans after dam burst

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-wef-vietnam-laos/laos-considers-future-hydropower-plans-after-dam-burst-idUSKCN1LS23N
Publicated on: hursday 13 September 2018

HANOI (Reuters) - Laos will take into account the devastation caused by a dam burst in July when it considers how to proceed with investment in hydropower, seen as an important income source for one o...

News Laos: Vietnamese army delegation visits Laos, Cambodia - Nhan Dan Online

News source: http://en.nhandan.org.vn/politics/item/6623702-vietnamese-army-delegation-visits-laos-cambodia.html
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Nhan Dan OnlineVietnamese army delegation visits Laos, CambodiaNhan Dan OnlineThe visits are made at the invitation of Sen. Lieut. Gen. Vilay Lakhamphong, Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee, Deputy Defence Minister and Director of the General Department of Politics of the Lao People's Army ...and more »

News Laos: Laos to press on with dam-building after deadly collapse: PM

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/laos-press-dam-building-deadly-collapse-pm-132043174.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 12 September 2018

Laos' premier on Wednesday said the Communist country will press on with its ambitious hydropower strategy after a dam collapse killed dozens, but vowed to intenisfy scrutiny on the lucrative mega pro...

News Laos: Vietnamese police nab 2 Lao over drug smuggling - MENAFN.COM

News source: https://menafn.com/1097449113/Vietnamese-police-nab-2-Lao-over-drug-smuggling
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Vietnamese police nab 2 Lao over drug smugglingMENAFN.COM(MENAFN) The border guard force of Vietnam's central Quang Tri province have arrested two Lao men linked to an illegal smuggle of 200,000 pills of synthetic drug. The pair aged 34 and 42 were nabbed amid trafficking the narcotics in a pickup truck in ...and more »

News Laos: Chinese company completes transmission lines project in Laos

News source: http://www.china.org.cn/business/2018-09/15/content_63457277.htm
Publicated on: Friday 14 September 2018

Guests cut the ribbon on the completion ceremony of the 230 KV Thavieng S/S-Laksao S/S and 115 KV Nam Phay HPP-Thongkoun2 S/S Transmission Lines Project undertaken by the Chinese company NORINCO Inter...

News Laos: Analysis: 'Debt Trap' Alert Rises in Myanmar as More 'Belt and Road Projects Scrapped - The Irrawaddy News Magazine

News source: https://www.irrawaddy.com/news/burma/analysis-debt-trap-alert-rises-myanmar-belt-road-projects-scrapped.html
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

The Irrawaddy News MagazineAnalysis: 'Debt Trap' Alert Rises in Myanmar as More 'Belt and Road Projects ScrappedThe Irrawaddy News MagazineThe report said countries which are at a particularly high risk are Laos, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, the Maldives, Djibouti, and Montenegro. The head of the US Overseas Private Investment Corporation has echoed this concern, warning that China's ...and more »

News Laos: National consultation talks Pak Lay hydropower project of Laos

News source: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/national-consultation-talks-pak-lay-hydropower-project-of-laos/138560.vnp
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

HCM City (VNA) – The Vietnam National Mekong Committee (VNMC) held a national consultation in Ho Chi Minh City on September 18 to look into Laos’ Pak Lay hydropower project. The Pak Lay ...

News Laos: 55 dead, 100 missing in Laos storm across three months - Malaysiakini

News source: https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/443591
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

55 dead, 100 missing in Laos storm across three monthsMalaysiakiniOver 2,000 villages across Laos had been affected by floods after two tropical storms lashed Laos from July to September so far. During the period, 55 people were killed, two injured and 100 reported missing. The figures were reported at a meeting ...and more »