Category Archives: Business


IFC Helps Lao Banks Strengthen Risk Governance


The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is helping Lao commercial banks to strengthen risk governance, improve sustainability and attract banking investment.…

Lao Business Leaders Call For Revision of Policies and Regulations


Business operators have called on the government to revise certain policies and regulations to better facilitate business operations and boost productivity.

Krungsri Fosters Lao-Thai Business Network Via Business Matching


Krungsri (Bank of Ayudhya PCL) is providing full support for Thai SMEs to expand their businesses in Laos through the Krungsri Business Journey: Opportunities in the Lao PDR.…

LAOSAT Reviews Progress for First Half of 2016


The Lao Asia-Pacific Satellite Co., Ltd. (LAOSAT) is urging Lao businesses that currently rent services from foreign-owned satellites to use the Lao satellite instead.

Laos, Vietnam Exchange Ideas on Female Progress


The Lao Women’s Union and Vietnamese Women’s Union met in Vientiane recently to promote women’s development and to upgrade the lives of those lacking opportunities in both countries.

65 Companies Awarded Lao Business Awards 2016


Sixty-five small and large domestic and foreign companies operating business in the Lao PDR have been awarded 40 Years Excellence Awards and ASEAN Business Awards 2016.…

Stronger Public-Private Collaboration Needed


It is necessary for the public and business community to enhance their collaboration to reform and change production structure and improve production management…

Luang Prabang focuses on Boosting cultural Tourism


The Luang Prabang tourism sector has been focusing on boosting cultural tourism and sustainable development to ensure socio-economic development in the province,…