Lao government mulls unemployment package

63,000 Unemployed in Laos During Covid-19 Pandemic

Laos has an estimated 63,000 unemployed, including those already in the country and migrant workers who have returned to Laos due to the Covid-19...
Electricity rate increase alarms Lao residents

New Electricity Rates Set This Month

Authorities have set new electricity rates for households, organizations, and businesses this month throughout the country. According to a notice issued by the Ministry of...
Laos Economic Growth

Laos To Graduate From Least Developed Country Status by 2026

Laos could graduate from Least Developed Country status by 2026, according to a new announcement by the United Nations Committee for Development Policy (CDP). The...
Houaphanh Teacher Dismissed for Mistreating Students

Houphanh Teacher Sacked After ‘Treating Students Like Animals’

A teacher has been dismissed from a kindergarten in Houaphanh Province after a video was released showing her mistreating students. The video was leaked to...
Accident on vang vieng expressway

Road Accidents Continue to Spike at Weekends

Accidents continue to plague the roads across Laos over the weekends, with the expressway becoming a flashpoint for severe crashes. A car accident occurred in...
nine-year-old car thief in Bolikhamxay

Nine-Year-Old Car Thief Apprehended In Bolikhamxay

A nine-year-old-boy and an accomplice have been arrested for stealing a car in Bolikhamxay Province. According to a report by Bolikhamxay Security News, a 9-year-old...