Coronavirus articles about Laos on 2020-10-29

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Govt Outlines Plans To Tackle Debt Burden

Vientiane Times

. The government has announced that it will manage and address public debt in various ways as it seeks to ease the country’s financial tensions. Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told the National Assembly this week the government will no longer accept loans from foreign countries, as one way of tackling the fiscal deficit.

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Hydropower, Mining, Infrastructure To Drive Economic Recovery: PM

Vientiane Times

Mega hydropower and mining projects set to be implemented are among those to drive the economic recovery in 2021 after the severe impacts from Covid-19, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told the National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday. Large investment projects to be implemented along the....

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NA Urges Govt To Address Economic Issues

Vientiane Times

. Although Laos has so far dodged severe health impacts from the Covid-19 pandemic, the government has been urged to work harder to address the resulting economic issues. Vice President of the National Assembly (NA), Dr Bounpone Bouttanavong, told the ongoing Assembly session this week that the....

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