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Asia Peak Aims High in Nong Khai

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Asia Peak, a mega-development tourism complex is in the plans for Nong Khai. Asia Peak will be a huge wholesale, retail, and entertainment center located behind the Asawann Shopping Complex and behind the Nong Khai Provincial Administration Office, covering an area of 48,000 square meters.

Several Thai investors saw the …

Attapeu International Airport Shuts Down

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After flights between Vientiane-Attapeu ceased since October 2016, the Attapeu airport has been temporarily shut down.

Passenger numbers were continually low, and flights were infrequent, with only 139,600 people living in Attapeu Province.

Authorities of Attapeu province revealed that Lao Airlines decided to stop offering flights from Vientiane to Attapeu …

PUM Netherlands Senior Experts Ready to Assist Businesses in Laos

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Does your business have an issue that you just cannot resolve? Or do you think your business can achieve more? Do you ever wonder how bigger and more experienced companies have succeeded? Many of us have most definitely given thought to these questions. Unfortunately, a majority of Lao SMEs either do not have …

BCEL-KT: Trade Summary (Jan 4, 2017)

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Trade Summary

LSX was up 54.58 points or 5.21 percent on the second trading day of 2017 as EDL-Gen rose by 300 kip to 5,500 kip and BCEL has hit 6,000 kip threshold for the first time since August 2015. Today, BCEL closed up by 500 kip at 6,000 kip, …

BCEL-KT: Trade Summary (Jan 5, 2017)

Trade Summary

LSX kept its upward movement, adding 40.71 points to the market index to finish at 1,142.56 points, while BCEL touched the ceiling price again on Thursday, closing at 6,600 kip. The banking stock saw 32,800 shares of trading volume, translating to about 202 million kip. On the …

New Mobile Banking App for Joint Development Bank

Joint Development Bank (JDB) has announced plans to offer a mobile banking app to its customers. The banking app will provide customers with a high-tech money transfer system and e-commerce or online banking system, to ensure customers can access convenient, safe and less time-consuming banking services in 2017.

Joint Development Bank (JDB) has announced plans to offer a mobile banking app this year. The mobile banking app will provide customers with a high-tech money transfer system and e-commerce, or online banking system, which will ensure customers can access convenient, safe and less time-consuming banking services in 2017.

Meanwhile, …

Gift Basket Sales Drop This Year

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Many retailers in Vientiane have seen a decline in sales of gift baskets during the year-end shopping season.

Gift baskets are top selling items among company staff and government officials who buy them to give to their customers and people held in esteem in the run up to New Year.…

Laos Gets $850,000 Containerized Data Center

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Laos’ first state-run data center opened recently, funded by a Japanese program supporting environmentally sound technology.

The facility marks “a big step” toward improving the nation’s IT environment, Science and Technology Minister Boviengkham Vongdara said at a ceremony held on Nov. 29 in Vientiane, the capital.

Laos’ information technology infrastructure …