Lao government mulls unemployment package

Laos Considers Policy to Assist Poor Families During Covid-19 Crisis

The government of Laos is now considering a policy to assist poor families or vulnerable individuals who have been affected by the Covid-19 crisis. According...
Electricity rate increase alarms Lao residents

EDL To Discount Electricity Rates During Lockdown Period

Electricite du Laos is to provide a three percent discount on electricity rates to residential consumers during the lockdown period. Authorities have accepted a proposal...
Laos Economic Growth

Asian Development Bank Predicts Positive Economic Growth for Laos

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) projects positive growth for the economy of Laos despite the effects of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Vientiane Times reports that...
Man Arrested for Sabatoging Vang Vieng Expressway

Man Arrested for Sabotaging Vientiane to Vang Vieng Expressway

A man has been arrested for attempting to sabotage the Vientiane to Vang Vieng Expressway on Wednesday. According to a report by Lao Post, a man...
Police issue warning to obstinate Covid patients

Police Issue Warning to Obstinate Covid Patients

Police were called to Vientiane's Settathirath hospital last week to speak with patients who refused to follow measures and guidelines issued by doctors. According...
Police Confirm Case 59 Taken Into Custody

Lao Police Confirm Case 59 in Custody, Will Face Legal Action

Police in Laos have confirmed that Ms. Monemina (Tyna), or Case 59, has been taken into custody after leaving hospital. Lieutenant Colonel Vilaphone Phayboun, Head...