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China Invests in Vientiane-Vang Vieng Expressway

China Invests in Vientiane-Vang Vieng Expressway

During a two-day visit to Laos by Chinese President Xi Jinping on November 13-14, an agreement was signed by officials from both countries to More »

Thai Duo Attempts to Smuggle 105 Pangolins into Laos

Thai Duo Attempts to Smuggle 105 Pangolins into Laos

On Tuesday, November 20, two Thai men were arrested in Chaiyaphum, Thailand after police discovered over 100 live pangolins in the back of two More »

Vietnam to Promote Visit Laos Year 2018

Vietnam to Promote Visit Laos Year 2018

In an effort to promote the newly launched Visit Laos Year 2018, Lao National Radio (LNR) has teamed up with Voice of Vietnam (VOV)’s More »

Laos Donates Supplies to Vietnam Following Natural Disaster

Laos Donates Supplies to Vietnam Following Natural Disaster

On Monday, November 20, Lao government officials contributed 20 tonnes of rice and a tonne of dried pork and beef in aid to those More »

Panama Epidemic Invades Banana Crops in Laos

Panama Epidemic Invades Banana Crops in Laos

A team of researchers from Bioversity International in collaboration with local experts, have recently reported that the popular Cavendish banana grown in Laos, has been infected More »

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China Invests in Vientiane-Vang Vieng Expressway

Vientiane Expressway Project

During a two-day visit to Laos by Chinese President Xi Jinping on November 13-14, an agreement was signed by officials from both countries to begin construction on the Vientiane-Vang Vieng expressway, which is slated to begin early next year.

The joint-venture agreement was among 17 cooperation documents signed during the

Thai Duo Attempts to Smuggle 105 Pangolins into Laos

On Tuesday, November 20, two Thai men were arrested in Chaiyaphum, Thailand after police discovered over 100 live pangolins in the back of two Toyota SUVs heading towards Nong Khai.

With the intent of smuggling 105 pangolins across the border to Laos, Pramote Kerdlamool, 32, and Payao Supsinthu, 38 were

Vietnam to Promote Visit Laos Year 2018

In an effort to promote the newly launched Visit Laos Year 2018, Lao National Radio (LNR) has teamed up with Voice of Vietnam (VOV)’s Director General of the Radio, Mr Nguyen The Ky.

On November 21, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith hosted a reception in Vientiane, where Mr Nguyen informed the

Laos Donates Supplies to Vietnam Following Natural Disaster

On Monday, November 20, Lao government officials contributed 20 tonnes of rice and a tonne of dried pork and beef in aid to those affected by Typhoon Damrey, in the central coastal province of Phu Yen, Vietnam.

Typhoon Damrey, the 12th major storm to hit the East Sea, pummeled Vietnam’s

Panama Epidemic Invades Banana Crops in Laos

A team of researchers from Bioversity International in collaboration with local experts, have recently reported that the popular Cavendish banana grown in Laos, has been infected with Fusarium oxysporum Tropical Race 4 (TR4) at banana plantations north of Vientiane.

Also known as Panama disease TR4, the disease is a

Is the Lao Market Ripe for Mergers & Acquisitions Activities?

Kindersen Raleigh & Associates

At a firm level, mergers & acquisitions (M&A) is a tried and tested mechanism to create new growth opportunities.

The most common rationale for firms to engage in a merger and acquisitions deal is to merge their resources and gain control over markets. This would enable the acquiring firm to …

Laos-China Ties Flourish

With 70 percent of Beerlao’s exports going to China, it is evident that Laos and China have bolstered ties all across the board.

In 2011, Beerlao began exporting to China and was the first sponsor of the China-ASEAN Expo in 2012. The manager of the overseas department of Beerlao, Phengrattanavong …

Nam Ou 3 Dam Eliminates River Cruises

On Monday, November 20, a river cruise option popular amongst tourists and locals on the Nam Ou River in Laos, was officially cancelled  as the impact of a new dam ends an era of river cruising.

Official announcements made by local authorities have confirmed that the completion of the new …