Monday, April 22, 2019

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...

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...

Central bank urged to stabilise the kip

The Bank of the Lao PDR must introduce more concrete measures to keep the value of the kip stable, otherwise the country will face...

PM Attends 33rd ASEAN Summit In Singapore

From left: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad, Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Singapore...

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...

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...

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...

Italian Development Cooperation Donates EUR 80,000 For Flood Victims In Attapeu

(KPL) Italian Development Cooperation has donated EUR 80,000 through the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to help flood victims...

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...

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...