Savannakhet (Laos)

Type: City
Name: Savannakhet (Laos)
Country: Laos
Latitude: 16.57
Longitude: 104.75
population: 66,552
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Essilor opens new production facility in Laos

Thursday, 17/04/2014| 08:24Essilor has inaugurated its new production unit in Savannakhet province, Laos.This facility is part of the group's strategy to leverage its industrial capability to meet the visual needs of people in every part of the world ... [Published Vietstock - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Three arrested for trafficking drug from Laos

Law enforcement authorities in the central province of Quang Tri on April 14 arrested three men smuggling drug from Laos into the province.Border guards, anti-drug police and customs in Quang Tri arrested Nguyen Dinh Cong, Nguyen Huu Luong and Tran Dang ... [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Laos, Smuggling, Drugs
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mekong economic corridor offers trade ...

Thailand is being urged to accelerate wrapping up a pact on cross-border transport and invest in infrastructure to make the best use of the East-West Economic Corridor linking Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar.Thai and foreign investors have also been ... [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Lao economic recovery forecast for next year

Friday, 11/04/2014| 08:52The Lao economy is expected to expand again next year as a number of hydropower plants will begin electricity generation for domestic consumption and export, according to a senior economist.“The Lao economy will slow down this ... [Published Vietstock - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Essilor to produce Lao lenses for worldwide export

Tuesday, 08/04/2014| 10:07Essilor Lao Company Limited plans to produce 15 million optical lenses per year to export to a distribution centre in Thailand for its customers worldwide after opening a new factory last week.Savannakhet Provincial Governor ... [Published Vietstock - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

High Speed Rail Could Bankrupt Laos, but It’ll Keep China Happy

The post by Keith Barney , Australian National University appeared first on The Epoch Times .Despite impressive economic growth rates over the last decade, a third of Laos’s population still lives below the extreme poverty line of US$1.25 per day. Most ... [Published Epoch Times - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Opening of New Production Facility in Laos for Essilor

Essilor has inaugurated a new production plant near Savannakhet in Laos. According to Essilor, this facility is part of the Group's strategy to leverage its industrial capability to meet the vision needs of people in every region of the world. The Laotian ... [Published Eyesmart - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge

Categories: Local Destinations Address: , Muang Nong Khai, Nong Khai 43000 Thailand See map0 reply The First is a bridge over the Mekong, connecting Nong Khai province and the city of Nong Khai in Thailand with Vientiane Prefecture in Laos - the city ... [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Essilor International SA opens new plant in Laos

Essilor International SA:Opens new production plant near Savannakhet in Laos.New facility will be dedicated to producing finished polycarbonate lenses.It will produce 20 million lenses per year when at full capacity. ... [Published Reuters - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lao Christians Leave Buddhist-Majority Village amid Tensions

WASHINGTON, DC -- The following information was released by Radio Free Asia:A map showing Phin district in Laos's Savannakhet province.RFASix Christian families have left their Buddhist-majority village in southern Laos following what rights groups said ... [Published HighBeam Research - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Quang Tri seizes 6,000 ecstasy tablets

Two people arrested (Photo: VNA)The force for drug-related crimes of the Quang Tri provincial Border Post, Lao Bao international border gate’s Border Post, with Savannakhet provincial Police, seized two people for transporting drugs from Laos to Huong ... [Published Dang Cong San - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnam, Laos police nab Laotians for smuggling 6,000 drug pills

Vietnam and Laos police have jointly uncovered a case involving the transportation of many illegal drugs from Laos into Vietnam, arresting two Laotians and seizing 6,000 synthetic drug tablets.>> Police bust drug ring, seizing 120,000 synthetic ... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Mar 28 2014]

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...to travel 20km to buy water for daily use," said Mang Thi Thuy, a resident of Ham Can Commune in Ham Thuan Nam District of Binh Thuan Province. "We have not even paid for the water. We have to wait until our harvest to pay."
"Our global industrial network is key to support the development of the Group. It connects our production plants with distribution centers and more than 450 prescription laboratories around the world to serve eye care professionals and consumers. Thanks to our new plant in Laos we will continue to strengthen our global offering of visual health solutions that help improve lives by improving sight" , commented Paul du Saillant, Chief Operating Officer
The Christians said they do not intend to move. To force them to convert, the village chief publicly stated that Christians "will be held responsible for any death or adverse event that will take place among the inhabitants of Natahall"
"By working closely with our partners in both government and civil society, I am convinced that these projects will contribute significantly to the improvement of rural livelihoods and elimination of UXO threats benefiting many thousands of vulnerable people in Laos" added Mr Goffin

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Essilor opens new production facility in Laos [Published Vietstock - 2 hours ago]
Social News Headlines 17/4 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 5 hours ago]
Mekong economic corridor offers trade ... [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 15 2014]
Three arrested for trafficking drug from Laos [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 15 2014]
Lao economic recovery forecast for next year [Published Vietstock - Apr 11 2014]
ACLEDA Bank Lao to give out bigger loans [Published Vietstock - Apr 10 2014]
Essilor to produce Lao lenses for worldwide export [Published Vietstock - Apr 08 2014]
High Speed Rail Could Bankrupt Laos, but It’ll ... [Published Epoch Times - Apr 07 2014]
JP Investment to build offices, factories in Sa... [Published Vietstock - Apr 07 2014]
Opening of New Production Facility in Laos for ... [Published Eyesmart - Apr 06 2014]
Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 04 2014]
Essilor International SA opens new plant in Laos [Published Reuters - Apr 03 2014]
ESSILOR INTL : Opens New Production Facility in... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 03 2014]
20th Anniversary of the First Thai-Lao Friendsh... [Published The Government Public Relations Department - Apr 03 2014]
New substation to power Vientiane province [Published Vietstock - Mar 31 2014]
Lao Christians Leave Buddhist-Majority Village ... [Published HighBeam Research - Mar 29 2014]
Social News Headlines 29/3 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Mar 28 2014]
Quang Tri seizes 6,000 ecstasy tablets [Published Dang Cong San - Mar 28 2014]
Lao Christians Leave Buddhist-Majority Village ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Mar 28 2014]
Vietnam, Laos police nab Laotians for smuggling... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Mar 28 2014]
Cement maker sets hopes on expansion plans [Published Vietstock - Mar 18 2014]
Casino slated for Khonephapheng [Published Vietstock - Mar 18 2014]
Laos Christians in village ordered to abandon t... [Published Big News Network - Mar 17 2014]
Laos: Christians in village ordered to abandon ... [Published Independent Catholic News - Mar 17 2014]
ASIA/LAOS - Christians in a village are ordered... [Published Agenzia Fides - Mar 17 2014]
A Look at the Vietnam War (1956-1975) [Published ExpatGoMalaysia.com - Mar 12 2014]
Camera factory opens in Savannakhet special zone [Published Vietstock - Mar 12 2014]
Business officials confer on impending AEC inte... [Published Vietstock - Mar 12 2014]
Languid Laos [Published Indian News Link - Mar 10 2014]
More Japanese businesses eye investment in Laos [Published Vietstock - Mar 10 2014]
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