Friday, February 22, 2019

Lao PDR’s Macroeconomic Stability Amidst Uncertainty

  (KPL) Economic growth in the Lao PDR is estimated at 6.5 per cent in 2018 down from 6 9 per cent in 2017, in...

Australia approves AUD4.5 million for business, trade improvement

Laos is now actively working to improve the business environment and facilitate trade as part of supporting the government’s policy to improve the ease...

Tariff cuts have no significant impact on revenue collection

The government is still expecting the customs sector to play a key role in generating income even though Laos has eliminated import tariffs on...

Workshop Secluded For SME’s Access To Finance Discussion

(KPL) International Finance Corporation - IFC - a member of World Bank Group, will host a large-scale workshop for representatives of small and medium...

Govt satisfied with Visit Laos Year 2018 campaign

Laos ran a successful Visit Laos Year 2018 campaign to attract tourists from around Laos and other countries, which saw visitor numbers increase significantly...

Two new Savannakhet bridges heading for May handover

The new Xekoumkam and Xethamuak bridges along National Road No. 9 in Savannakhet province are approaching 80 percent completion with the official in charge...

Laos, China ink US$4.5 million deal on cooperation projects

The Lao and Chinese governments have signed a funding agreement designed to finance a range of projects under the Mekong-Lancang cooperation framework. Deputy Minister of...

Market to decide 5G service in Laos: telecom official

The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications will rely on market mechanisms to decide whether the country will launch a 5G service, according to a...

PM pushes for Bruneian investment

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has told ministries to be proactive in attracting investment from Brunei Darussalam after learning that companies in the oil-rich country...

Information, culture, tourism officials urged to aim higher

Deputy Prime Minister Dr Sonexay Siphandone has told the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism to work with other ministries and sectors to address...