Category Archives: Business


BFL Receives UN Support For Female-run Businesses


Banque Franco Lao Ltd (BFL) has been awarded a grant by UNCDF’s SHIFT Challenge Fund’s Second Window for Women’s Financial Inclusion, funded by the Australian Government.…

Ministry Amends Law On Single Window Service For Investors


The Ministry of Planning and Investment is amending the law on the single window service and its management in a bid to streamline the process of registering and setting up a business in Laos.…

Lao Small Businesspeople Invest In Foreign Countries


While still small in number, the number of Lao businesses investing in other countries of Asean is increasing.…

SilkAir Adds New Connections From Singapore to Laos


SINGAPORE Airlines subsidiary SilkAir will be launching thrice-weekly flights from Singapore to Laos come October 31. It will operate a circular route between Singapore, Vientiane and Luang Prabang on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays aboard an Airbus A320 configured with business and economy class cabins.…

World Bank – Scaling Up Rural Sanitation in Lao PDR: Latrines Makes Good Business

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A scaling up rural sanitation program in Champasak and Sekong provinces was the first government-led Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) and sanitation marketing pilot in Lao PDR. The program has stimulated considerable interest in, and support for, the approach within the National Center for Environmental Health and Water Supply (Nam Saat) …

Macau Legend Signs Definitive Sale Documents With Lao Government for Savan Vegas


Macau Legend Development Limited (Macau Legend) today has signed the definitive sale documents, including the Project Development Agreement (“PDA”), the Asset Purchase Agreement (“APA”), the Flat Tax Agreement (“FTA”) and Land Lease Agreement (“LLA”) with a company wholly-owned by the Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (“Lao PDR”) to …

RHB Lao Junior Football Cup Kicked Off to Develop Youth’s Football Skills


The RHB Banking Group has organised the football competition – the RHB Lao Junior Football Cup – as an inaugural football tournament to empower and inspire children to overcome life’s challenges by promoting confidence, hope and the camaraderie that comes through sports.

Government Enforcing Revenue Collection Measures


The Ministry of Finance is committed to carrying out stronger measures to increase revenue collection for the rest of the fiscal year to offset shortfalls recorded in the first 10 months.…