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5 hrs ago | The Nation
Laos is set to push for regional electricity integration at the upcoming 32nd Asean Energy Ministers Meeting scheduled to take place on September 22-24 in Vientiane. Speaking in a press conference last week, Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines Viraphonh Viravong said energy integration is envisioned to facilitate the trade in electricity among the countries in the region.
5 hrs ago | The Straits Times
The Speaker of the Singapore Parliament, Madam Halimah Yacob, is leading a delegation of 14 Members of Parliament to the 35th meeting of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Assembly in the Laotian capital of Vientiane. The week-long meeting, which began on Sunday, coincides with Madam Halimah's official visit to Laos, a statement from the Office of the Clerk of Parliament said on Monday.
5 hrs ago | The Nation
Six Thai spa and wellness enterprises have successfully undertaken business-matching activities with Laotian companies after a recent trade mission to Luang Prabang. After leading 21 enterprises to Laos last week, Duangporn Rodphaya, director-general of the Foreign Trade Department, said Thai companies could find better trade and investment opportunities in Laos under Asean integration because that market had high recognition of Thai spa and healthcare services.
Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob and 14 Members of Parliament, including two from Opposition parties, will attend the 35th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly General Assembly. SINGAPORE: Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob and 14 Members of Parliament are in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic to attend the 35th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly General Assembly from Sep 14 to 20. The 14 MPs, which includes two from Opposition parties - MP for Aljunied GRC Sylvia Lim and Non-Constituency MP Lina Chiam - will be in Vientiane until Saturday .
The eighth Asean Education Ministers' Meeting ended in Vientiane, Laos on Friday, with the adoption of a nine-point joint statement, Vietname News Agency reported Saturday. During two day sitting, participants were provided with the "Asean State of Education Report 2013" , which portrayed an overview of education in Asean, Lao Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education and Sports, Phankham Viphavanh told reporters at a press conference here on Friday.
TAN Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on Wednesday night attributed Malaysia's strong economic growth to the economic transformation programmes rolled out under Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's leadership. The deputy prime minister said Malaysia's gross domestic product of 6.4 per cent recorded in the second quarter of the year was the best among Asean countries, while the unemployment rate remained at a low 2.8 per cent.
Laos's Ministry of Public Works and Transport has confirmed that damaged sections of National Road No 9 in Savannakhet province, which links Thailand and Vietnam, have been repaired. The road is now in good condition along its whole length.
A Vietnamese fishing boat lies partially submerged in Danang Harbour after reportedly being rammed by a Chinese ship during a dispute over an oil rig that China parked in waters claimed by Vietnam. China and Southeast Asia are more intertwined than ever.
By the presidential decree, the Kazakh Ambassador to Romania, Germany, Cambodia and Laos have been appointed, the press service of the President of Kazakhstan reported Tuesday.
Laos has finalised preparations for the 8th Asean Education Ministers' Meeting set for Sept 8 to 13 in Vientiane, Vietnam News Agency reported.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:24 pm
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