Category Archives: Business


Lucky Draw for Bangkok Airways Dated 11/03/2017

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Last month, the month of Love, Express Food Group Co, a the subsidiary of RMA Group offered a special campaign for customers of The Pizza Company, Swensen’s and Dairy Queen at all store branches  to win one of three special prizes: a trip to Phuket, and two round-trip tickets from …

Lao Airlines to Reboot Inflight Magazine, Open for Advertising

Official Inflight Magazine of Lao Airlines

The Lao Airlines inflight magazine, Champa Meuanglao, is to undergo a drastic change as part of a reboot that will showcase a modern and sophisticated Laos.

Production of the inflight magazine has been awarded to SMP Consultants, in partnership with RDK Group. The two companies will draw on their …

Special Economic Zones See Dip in Foreign Investment


Special economic zones around Laos are currently seeing less interest by foreign investors than in previous years, as many try to come to an understanding with local regulations.

Vientiane Industry and Trade Area Special Economic Zone (VITA Park), at Km22 Nonthong in Xaythany district is one of the zones facing

Authorities Warn Public of Organised Crime Involving ATM Fraud

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Police officers are are in pursuit of two wanted criminals who are suspected to be using fake ATM cards to withdraw money from various bank ATMs in Vientiane and other provinces.

According to the Economic Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security, numerous people have fallen victim to the …

Private Airline Lao Skyway Adds Airbus Helicopter to Its Fleet

Lao Skyway Buys Airbus Helicopter

Shepherd Media has announced that Lao Skyway has recently purchased a brand new H125 Helicopter from Airbus Helicopters for civil and parapublic missions, including domestic charter flights and search-and-locate operations. The Lao private airline is expected to receive a second H125 in May later this year.

The Laos-based airline made the order in August …

Sengdara Fitness Plans Major Makeover

All New Reception Area at Sengdara Fitness Center Makeover

One of Vientiane’s modern institutions is gearing up for a facelift, as the fitness craze takes hold of the developing capital.

Established in 2003 as one of the first full-service fitness and recreation centers in Laos, Sengdara Fitness swiftly gained a loyal following among Vientiane’s growing middle class, a group

KB Kolao Leasing Enters Lao Local Leasing Market

KO Kolao Leasing Enters Lao Local Leasing Market

Feb 13, Vientiane Capital – As a part of its regional expansion strategy, the KB Financial Group, a South Korean financial holding company, has brought its tremendous international resources and know-how to invest in the Lao leasing market. After a year of preparation, its local incarnation KB Kolao Leasing

Lao Telecom to Increase Investment for Improved Services and Market Growth

Lao Telecom

Lao Telecommunications Company (LTC) expects to see expansion of its network and telecommunications systems this year in an effort to improve services and gain new subscribers.

The state-owned telco currently boasts over 1.5 million mobile phone subscribers, and 40,899 fixed line users. The 2G Winphone network includes 532,316