Savannakhet (Laos)

Type: City
Name: Savannakhet (Laos)
Country: Laos
Latitude: 16.57
Longitude: 104.75
population: 66,552
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Frederick C. Patton

FAYETTEVILLE - Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Frederick "Pat" Carl Patton, 89, of Fayetteville, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in his home surrounded by his loving family.He was born on June 30, 1924, in Wichita Falls, Texas, to the late Finis Carl ... [Published Fayetteville Observer - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Frederick C. Patton

U.S. Army Lt. Col. (Ret.) Frederick “Pat” Carl Patton, 89, of Fayetteville, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.He was born June 30, 1924, in Wichita Falls, Texas, to the late Finis Carl Patton and Thelma ... [Published Southern Pines Pilot - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Emerging Asia hungry for foreign investment

DHAKA -- Less developed nations in Southeast and South Asia want foreign companies to come in and help their economies catch up with more advanced rivals.Bangladesh is promoting the Bay of Bengal Industrial Growth Belt plan, under which it aims to develop ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

HCM City willing to share inspection experience with Laos

Ho Chi Minh City is willing to share inspection experience with Laos, the municipal mayor has said.Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan on July 10 received a delegation from the Lao Government Inspection Authority led by its General ... [Published VietnamPlus - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Kimberly-Clark seeks bigger footprint in CLMV countries

Kimberly-Clark Professional Thailand, a maker of tissue and safety-related products, plans to tap business opportunities in CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam), targeting factories and hotels. General manager and director Karun Sangfai said Kimberly-Clark ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Tough Choices Ahead for Laos Tourism

PHOTO: The Plain of Jars is one of the country’s top cultural attractions. (courtesy Khiri Travel)It’s a foundation myth for those of us in the West. When the god Helios promised his son Phaeton that he would grant him any wish, the boy requested the ... [Published Travel Pulse - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

ASIA/LAOS - Pressures on behalf of the authorities over a Christian woman to abjure faith

Savannakhet (Agenzia Fides) - The head of the village of Saisomboon, in the province of Savannakhet, and a government official have warned a Christian woman named Varn to abjure faith, otherwise she will be expelled from the village and her land will ... [Published Agenzia Fides - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tourism potential draws top hotel chains to Laos

Home » business » Number of tourists expected to reach 10 million in five years At least 40 hotels, including five international chains, are scheduled to open in Laos over the next five years as the country becomes a more popular tourist destination.Yang ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Investors sought for $10bn free-zone complex in Laos

By Arno MaierbruggerGulf Times CorrespondentBangkokA Malaysian investment group, Asean Union Inc, is pushing ahead with a $10bn project planned in the southern part of Laos that would comprise an offshore financial centre, residential and commercial housing, ... [Published Gulf Times - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Transnational drug traffickers elude capture, shots fired

(VOV) - Two suspected transnational drug smugglers avoided capture by border guards and Quang Tri provincial authorities on June 27 after they fiercely resisted arrest, firing shots and ramming officials with their vehicle.The suspects, accused of illegally ... [Published VOVNews - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Asean Union To Develop Macro, Micro Projects At Savan-Seno Savannakhet Special Economic Zone

From Nurul Hanis IzmirVIENTIANE, June 27 (Bernama) -- Asean Union Inc, one of the leading commercial ambassadors for Asean, plans to develop macro and micro projects at the Savan-Seno Savannakhet Special Economic Zone, said Chairman Faidzan Hassan.Located ... [Published Bernama - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

ASIA/LAOS - False accusations of murder regarding five Christian leaders

Savannakhet (Agenzia Fides) - Five Christian leaders of the province of Savannakhet have been accused of murder and risk being held in prison for a long time. The allegations are completely false and instrumental and aim at "decapitating" the Christian ... [Published Agenzia Fides - Jun 26 2014]

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Mervyn Thomas, Chief Executive of CSW, said in a note sent to Fides: "The right to freedom of religion includes the right to adopt a belief of one’s own choice: the pressure on Mrs. Varn is a violation of this right, protected by the international Covenant on civil and Political Rights, that Laos ratified in 2009. We ask the government to immediately look into abuses committed by the village chief and the police and the charges against the five Christian leaders detained" . (PA) (Agenzia Fides 03/07/2
"In the next five years, the China market should become the largest portion for Laotian tourism due to a new high-speed train being constructed. The train will link Vientiane to Kunming in southern China, so a lot of tourists from China [will be] able to reach Laos easier and faster" Yang said
"We invested in the first electronic station in Viet Nam with a series of IT applications including GPS, around-the-clock camera monitoring and electronic ticket sales, as well as a clean and safe service" he added
"If there is no such economic activities here, Savannakhet Special Economic Zone will just be a transportation corridor" he said

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Frederick C. Patton [Published Fayetteville Observer - Jul 26 2014]
Frederick C. Patton [Published Southern Pines Pilot - Jul 25 2014]
AMLO follows money trail to bring down Siamese ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 20 2014]
Emerging Asia hungry for foreign investment [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 14 2014]
Political News 11/7 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Jul 11 2014]
Kimberly-Clark seeks bigger footprint in CLMV c... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 10 2014]
HCM City willing to share inspection experience... [Published VietnamPlus - Jul 10 2014]
Tough Choices Ahead for Laos Tourism [Published Travel Pulse - Jul 05 2014]
Lao People's Democratic Republic (the): Ma... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 04 2014]
ASIA/LAOS - Pressures on behalf of the authorit... [Published Agenzia Fides - Jul 03 2014]
Ketmani Kouanchao to serve as Dean at Mendocino... [Published Asian American Press - Jul 01 2014]
Tourism potential draws top hotel chains to Laos [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jun 29 2014]
Social News Headlines 29/6 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Jun 29 2014]
Investors sought for $10bn free-zone complex in... [Published Gulf Times - Jun 28 2014]
Transnational drug traffickers elude capture, s... [Published VOVNews - Jun 28 2014]
Asean Union To Develop Macro, Micro Projects At... [Published Bernama - Jun 27 2014]
ASIA/LAOS - False accusations of murder regardi... [Published Agenzia Fides - Jun 26 2014]
Political News Headlines 26/6 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Jun 26 2014]
LAOS Savannakhet: village chief denies Christia... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 25 2014]
Women's Union holds cook stove promotion campaign [Published Vietstock - Jun 24 2014]
Top Three in the world-Award-winning Mazda 3 la... [Published Vietstock - Jun 24 2014]
Govt encourages greater livestock production [Published Vietstock - Jun 23 2014]
New Thongkhankham market development begins [Published Vietstock - Jun 20 2014]
Lao People's Democratic Republic (the): EU... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 06 2014]
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