Friday, February 22, 2019

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...

E-office initiative takes shape

The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications looks set to take a lead in transforming the state’straditional office operations into e-offices. Director General of the ministry’s...

Govt commits to further reform, improved business climate

The government has committed to continued efforts in improving the nation’s business climate as it plans to diversify the economic base and secure sustainable...

Authorities announce bush fire prevention strategies

The government is on bush fire alert as temperatures rise and the country’s forests become drier. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, which is...

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...

Sikhottabong Festival

Venue: Khammuan Province Duration: in February (or the third lunar month of the Lao calendar) (KPL) Sikhottabong Stupa festival is held annually during the full moon...

Public, Private Sectors Join Hands Improving Investment Climate

(KPL) Representatives of the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) joined in Vientiane those from the...

New JICA Volunteers Visit Japan Embassy

(KPL) Eleven new Japanese volunteers dispatched to Laos on Feb 4 paid a courtesy call to Mr Kuno Kazuhiro, Minister of Japan to the...

Facility Upgrade Complete At Na Phao International Checkpoint

(KPL) Phu Bia Mining (PBM) officially opened the company-funded upgraded Na Phao international customs checkpoint in Khammuan Province on January 30, 2019. The upgrade of...

Relief Items Presented To Flood Affected Families In Attapeu

(KPL) Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Khampheng Xaysompheng on Tuesday presented relief items donated by public members and local and international organisations to...