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Laos-China continue labour sector cooperation

Laos and China have agreed to ongoing cooperation in the labour sector with feasibility studies for the construction of a new Skills Development Centre in Oudomxay province. A survey has already been undertaken to explore the best location for the centre and further studies will focus on identifying actual labour skills development needs in the […]

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Laos, Cambodia eye popular front cooperation

VIENTIANE, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) — The Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) met with visiting National Council for Solidarity Front for the Development of Cambodia Motherland (SFDCM) here on Monday to discuss future cooperation. The Cambodian delegation is visiting Vientiane from Saturday to Wednesday to further strengthen relations between the two countries’ popular fronts. During […]

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Laos, Vietnam sign 12 deals to broaden cooperation

Laos and Vietnam yesterday signed 12 cooperation agreements to enhance relations and broaden cooperation between the two neighbours at their Cooperation Committee meeting in Vientiane. Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and his visiting Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc co-chaired the 40th meeting of the Laos-Vietnam Cooperation Committee held at the Prime Minister’s Office. Mr Thongloun told […]

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Laos: Govt hikes fuel tax

The government has imposed more taxes on fuel and other goods and services as authorities increase efforts to collect additional revenue to meet set targets. The Ministry of Finance’s Taxation Department announced recently that the excise tax on super grade gasoline has risen from 35 percent to 39 percent. The excise tax rates on regular […]

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Laos, Cambodia development bodies eye future cooperation

Representatives of the Lao Front for National Development (LFND) and the National Council for Solidarity Front for the Development of Cambodia Motherland (SFDCM) met in Vientiane yesterday to discuss future cooperation. The Cambodian delegation is visiting Vientiane from February 3-7 to further strengthen relations between the two national development bodies. During his five-day visit to […]

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