Category Archives: Business


AEM 48 Opened


The 48th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM 48)  was opened this morning by Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith in the presence of ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh.  

CLMV Nations to Partner In Tourism, Banking

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Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) have reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen their cooperation in promoting their countries as a single tourism destination.…

Laos, Malaysia Boost Trade And Investment Cooperation

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Laos and Malaysia will boost cooperation in trade and investment to strengthen their existing bilateral relations.…

Luang Namtha Eyes Economic Growth of Not Less 9.5 Percent


Luang Namtha province aims to grow its economy by not less than 9.5 percent a year, with revenue equating to about 12 million kip per person annually, the Lao Economic Daily reported yesterday.

Saravan’s Total Trade Value Grows By 17.76


The value of trade in Saravan province climbed to more than 1.5 trillion kip over the first nine months of this fiscal year, up 17.76 percent compared to the same period last year.

Quality Checks On Imported Fuel Begin At Friendship Bridge


The Ministry of Science and Technology has begun checks on the quality of imported fuel at the Laos-Thai Friendship Bridge in Vientiane.…

Asean Economic Officials Agree to Report Laos’ Priority Deliverables


Senior economic officials from the 10 ASEAN member states and delegates have agreed on the eight priority deliverables for the ASEAN Economic Community that Laos presented at the Preparatory SEOM Meeting in Vientiane yesterday.…

Locusts Damage 776 Hectares of Crops in Huaphan


Crops growing on 776 hectares in Huaphan province have been damaged by locusts, causing huge financial losses, local media reported on Friday.