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Laos places great importance on ecotourism

Laos places great importance on ecotourism TUESDAY, 21 JUNE 2016 – The Lao government has attached great importance on ecotourism development as a way to protect the country’s natural and cultural resources while bringing economic benefits to local communities.Laos is entrusted to host the Asean Ecotourism Forum in Pakxe, Champassak province from June 22 to 25 […]

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Laos, Vietnam highly value time-honoured ties, vow to deepen cooperation

Laos, Vietnam highly value time-honoured ties, vow to deepen cooperation FRIDAY, 10 JUNE 2016 – President Bounnhang Vorachit and his visiting Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang highly valued the time-honoured bilateral relationship and vowed to deepen comprehensive cooperation between the two neighbours. President Quang and his delegation arrived Vientiane yesterday for a three-day state visit […]

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Indonesian investors search for markets in Laos

Indonesian investors search for markets in Laos MONDAY, 30 MAY 2016 – Indonesian investors are searching for information exchange on matters relating to consumer behaviour, market research and regulations for doing business in Laos. “Indonesia and Laos have enjoyed a good relationship since the 1950s and the brotherhood between the two nations has continuously increased […]

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Sangthong optimistic about organic rice exports

Sangthong optimistic about organic rice exports FRIDAY, 27 MAY 2016 – Sangthong district in Vientiane expects to increase organic rice production to reach its export goal of 1,700 tonnes this year. Deputy Director of Sangthong Agriculture and Forestry, Mr Somdeth said that last year, the district planted organic rice to yield a total harvest of […]

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Consumers angry over EDL’s response to high bills

Consumers angry over EDL’s response to high bills WEDNESDAY, 25 MAY 2016 – Despite reassurances by Electricite du Laos (EDL) that meters are operating normally and no price change has taken place, consumers are unhappy with the high bills they must pay and want further clarification. Speaking at a press conference yesterday, the Director of […]

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Cambodia, Laos & Myanmar – 2016 Foreign Investment Outlook

Cambodia, Laos & Myanmar – 2016 Foreign Investment Outlook Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar are amongst ASEAN’s smaller economies, yet all different and facing different issues. Taken as a trio, their collective GDP performance is still less than that as China’s Yunnan Province, which lies to the north of Cambodia and Laos, and also borders with eastern […]

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