Singapore

Singapore to Trial Import of Electricity from Laos

Singapore is to trial the import of electricity from Laos via Thailand and Malaysia following an agreement between Keppel Electric and Electricite du Laos...
Students face difficulties with online learning in Laos

Students Face Difficulties with Online Learning in Vientiane Capital

Authorities in Vientiane Capital have admitted that many schools and students face difficulties accessing or using online learning facilities. KPL reports that low internet penetration...
Illegal Currency Exchange Services Causing Price Hikes

Currency Exchange Businesses to Become Commercial Bank Representatives

Authorities in Laos have ordered currency exchange businesses to transition into representatives of commercial banks across the country. According to a notice issued by the...
Luang Prabang

Detainee Infected with Covid-19 On The Run in Luang Prabang

A prisoner undergoing treatment for Covid-19 has fled from hospital in Luang Prabang province. According to a notice issued by the Luang Prabang Detention and...
Chinese national arrested for drug trafficking

Chinese National Arrested for Drug Trafficking in Vientiane Capital

Police in Vientiane Capital arrested a Chinese national on drug trafficking charges last week. Vientiane Security News reports that a 22-year-old Chinese national identified as...
Woman set alight during marital dispute

Woman Set On Fire During Adultery Dispute

A woman was badly burned after becoming engulfed in flames following an argument with another woman in Pakngeum District, Vientiane Capital. Ms. Phonesavanh, 19, a...