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Laos, Vietnam further enhance cooperation

Laos and Vietnam have pledged to further enhance their relations and to continue cooperation in the development of various fields. This was revealed by the Prime Minister’s Office this week after high ranking officials from the two countries met in Vietnam to discuss the strengthening of existing cooperative relations. Lao officials were led by Deputy […]

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Vietnam, Lao sign iron ore mining contract

Vientiane (VNA) – The Lao government and the Company of Economic Cooperation of Vietnam (COECCO) signed a contract in Vientiane on October 25 on iron ore mining and processing. Speaking at the event, Chairman of the COECCO Board of Directors Nguyen Chinh Nghia said the project will be run in the Lao province of Xaysomboun and […]

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The Largest Special Economic Zone With an Area Five Times of Hong Kong in Laos to Be Built by the Enterprise From China Guangcai Group

BEIJING, October 25, 2017 (Newswire.com) – Recently, Bozon Bupaiwan, the former prime minister of Laos, and the current president of Laos Economic Research Institute, led a group of people to the headquarters of Beijing Guangcai Group and attended the first Sino-Laos new area “Boloven Economic Zone” Development Symposium at the 6th floor conference room. A total […]

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Laos protecting benefits, rights of workers overseas

Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare has been successful in protecting the benefits and rights of Lao workers employed abroad, especially in Thailand, according to a leading official. Minister Labour and Social Welfare, Mr Khampheng  Xaysompheng highlighted the successful efforts of authorities in assisting Lao workers overseas in his report to the National Assembly (NA) […]

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Looking for ASEAN in Laos

It has been 20 years since the Lao People’s Democratic Republic officially become a member of ASEAN, and although many Lao people don’t feel connected to the group, they generally believe that their country’s membership in it can only bring benefits. Conversations with Lao people also reveal a sentiment that Laos, a Least Developed Country of […]

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