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Lao Leaders Car Auction Delayed, Chinese Businesspeople Particularly Interested

Lao Leaders Car Auction Delayed, Chinese Businesspeople Particularly Interested

The auction of cars reclaimed from Lao leaders has been delayed once again. Originally scheduled for Tuesday this week, the auction is now to More »

Prime Minister Declares Land as Focus for Transport Development

Prime Minister Declares Land as Focus for Transport Development

During the annual conference of the Public Works and Transport sector held this week, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith cautioned that decisions regarding water and More »

Bo Nam Hiem: The Largest Hot Springs in Laos

Bo Nam Hiem: The Largest Hot Springs in Laos

Fancy a soak and a bite to eat at the same time? Head on up to Huaphan where the hot springs of Hiem offer More »

Laos Only ASEAN Member To Give Up Luxury State Cars

Laos Only ASEAN Member To Give Up Luxury State Cars

By now you’ve probably heard about the extraordinary move by Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith to reclaim all Lao leaders luxury vehicles and replace them More »

Private Airline Lao Skyway Adds Airbus Helicopter to Its Fleet

Private Airline Lao Skyway Adds Airbus Helicopter to Its Fleet

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 More »

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South Korean Government Funds Students to Study In Korea

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Seven Lao students are invited to study in the Republic of Korea for their Master’s and PhD degrees.…

World Hepatitis Day 2016

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The recent viral outbreak of hepatitis A in Xieng Khuang, that occurred two weeks before annual World Hepatitis Day that is marked on 28 July serves as a reminder that anyone can catch hepatitis.…

Laos-Vietnam Authorities On the Hunt For Illegal Loggers

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Authorities in Laos and Vietnam are trying to track down loggers who cut down 70 long leng trees in forests along the countries’ shared border, in order to bring the culprits to justice.…

Room to Read Seeks Writers For Children’s Books

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Room to Read Laos is calling for illustrators and novelists to contribute to children’s books for publication and distribution to schools in target areas of the country.…

Thai Airways’ Lao Ticket Sales On the Rise

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Thai Airways International Public Company Limited’s ticket sales in Laos during the summer period (April – October) have been on the increase, rising by 15 percent compared to the same period the previous year.

Vientiane Motor Expo 2016: A Chance to Rev Up the Vehicle Market

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The Vientiane International Motor Expo expects to expand opportunities for vehicle importers, provide a platform for networking between industry leaders, and help drive vehicle business growth in Laos.

IFC Helps Lao Banks Strengthen Risk Governance

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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

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