Savannakhet (Laos)

Type: City
Name: Savannakhet (Laos)
Country: Laos
Latitude: 16.57
Longitude: 104.75
population: 66,552
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Expatriates in Laos support Vietnamese forces protecting nation’s sovereignty over sea and islands

Mr. Tran Cong Thinh (right) receiving the amountof money (Photo: quehuongonline.vn)A ceremony was held at the headquarter of the State Commission on Overseas Vietnamese on October 20th to hand over USD7,500 from the Overseas Vietnamese Association in ... [Published Dang Cong San - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Driver caught illegally transporting wood

QUANG TRI (VNS) — Police in central Quang Tri Province last Friday discovered team illegally transporting a rare type of wood, Burma padauk, at the Lao Bao border gate.Border officials stopped a bus on route from Savannakhet in Laos to Hue for customs ... [Published Viet Nam News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

ASIA/LAOS - Six Christians arrested for "domestic prayer" released from prison

Savannakhet (Agenzia Fides) - Six of the seven Christians arrested in recent days by the police were released from the detention center in the village of Boukham, in the province of Savannakhet. The news was reported to Fides Agency by Sirikoon Prasertsee, ... [Published Agenzia Fides - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Social News 3/10

HCM City sunk floodwaterAn one hour heavy rain shouldered in the area of Ho Chi Minh City, causing serious flooding several streets in the evening of September 30.Floodwater unexpectedly rise up and caused traffic jam and motorcycle engine failure during ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Minneapolis 3rd Ward declares Ketmani Kouanchao Day

Ketmani Kouanchao, PhD.AAP staff reportMINNEAPOLIS — This week, Councilman Jacob Frey, representing the Third Ward of the City of Minneapolis, will issue a proclamation recognizing October 5th as Ketmani Kouanchao Day in light of her accomplishments and ... [Published Asian American Press - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Christians arrested over prayer meeting in Laos

A Christian anti persecution group has criticised local authorities in Laos for reportedly arresting seven believers for holding a religious meeting.Christian Solidarity Worldwide is claiming the seven Protestants were taken into custody by local security ... [Published Christianity Magazine - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnamese, Lao policy banks agree to share expertise

The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies’ Da Nang branch and the Savannakhet branch of the Policy Bank of Laos (NBB) have agreed to share experience and support each other in exchanging professional skills and building cooperation documents.A Memorandum of ... [Published VietnamPlus - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

LAOS Persecution continues in Laos as Christians are detained for meeting to pray

» 09/30/2014LAOSPersecution continues in Laos as Christians are detained for meeting to prayAuthorities in Savannakhet raid home and arrest Christian clergyman and six members of his congregation. They were having lunch after Sunday Mass. At present, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Japan Inc. Goes Deeper Into Southeast Asia

SAVANNAKHET, Laos—Japanese companies are turning to Southeast Asia's frontier markets in search of cheaper labor, stepping into territory that until now has been firmly in China's sphere of influence. Take Savannakhet, a town on the banks of the Mekong ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Lao villager’s favourite pastime: detonate unexploded US bombs

While most residents at Vilabouly village in the Laos province of Savannakhet in Vietnam are engaged in farming and fishing, Wan’s favourite pastime is defusing bombs left by the Americans during the Indochina war.Recently Wan defused a 1,000km US bomb ... [Published New Europe - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese foundation boosts education for poor in Laos

Home » national » An estimated 1,300 schoolchildren in four rural districts of Savannakhet province in Laos will have a bountiful supply of school material this academic year to make learning easier as they use the texts to develop and improve their basic ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Lao People's Democratic Republic (the): Lao PDR - Strengthening institutional capacities for resilient recovery: Country Case Study Series Disaster Recovery Framework Guide April 2014

Source: UN Development Programme, GFDRRCountry: Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) 1. Introduction 1.1 Background In 2011, the World Reconstruction Conference recommended the development of an international best practice Recovery Framework ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 15 2014]

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"We have a small water tank, which is enough for two days' use. Now it's dry and the company has not supplied anything" he said
CSW's Chief Executive Mervyn Thomas said, "We deplore the local authorities' decision to ban Christian worship in Boukham village, and the arrest of the seven Christians on 29 September."
...ceremony, Mr Kobayashi, said the group was very proud to be part of helping Lao students, especially poor schoolchildren in Savannakhet province. "Children grow up and become a resource to drive the socio-economic development of the country."

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Expatriates in Laos support Vietnamese forces p... [Published Dang Cong San - Oct 22 2014]
Quang Tri Practically Improving Business Enviro... [Published Vietnam Business Forum - Oct 22 2014]
Driver caught illegally transporting wood [Published Viet Nam News - Oct 20 2014]
ASIA/LAOS - Six Christians arrested for "domest... [Published Agenzia Fides - Oct 06 2014]
Social News 3/10 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Oct 03 2014]
Minneapolis 3rd Ward declares Ketmani Kouanchao... [Published Asian American Press - Oct 01 2014]
Christians arrested over prayer meeting in Laos [Published Christianity Magazine - Oct 01 2014]
Vietnamese, Lao policy banks agree to share exp... [Published VietnamPlus - Oct 01 2014]
LAOS Persecution continues in Laos as Christian... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 30 2014]
Japan Inc. Goes Deeper Into Southeast Asia [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 29 2014]
Lao villager’s favourite pastime: detonate unex... [Published New Europe - Sep 21 2014]
Japanese foundation boosts education for poor i... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 21 2014]
Lao People's Democratic Republic (the): La... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 15 2014]
Lao People's Democratic Republic (the): Ma... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 04 2014]
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