Vientiane Skyline (Photo - ASEAN Skyline)

Lao State Inspection Authorities Uncover Trillions Lost to Corruption

The State Audit Organization and the State Inspection Authority of Laos have uncovered massive losses of over LAK 1.5 trillion and USD 147,387 this...
PTT petrol station Laos

Fuel Prices Rise Again in Laos Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

The government of Laos has announced an increase in fuel prices for the sixteenth time this year, bringing the price of regular gasoline to...
Laos to Join Regional Electric Vehicle Boom

Laos to Purchase New Fleet of Electric Vehicles for Senior Officials

The government of Laos is considering replacing gasoline cars with electric cars for Party and government leaders. According to a report from the Ministry of...
An improvised firearm seized by police.

Man Arrested for Attempted Murder with Improvised Firearm

A man was arrested in Vientiane's Saysettha District last week on charges of attempted murder using an improvised firearm. According to a report by Vientiane...
Laos-China Railway sees 80 percent of track lain

Man Electrocuted Cutting Cables Along Laos-China Railway

A man has died after being electrocuted while cutting cables at a Naxaythong section of the Laos-China Railway in Vientiane Capital. It is believed the...
Laos closes in on illegally imported vehicles

Laos Closes in On Illegally Imported Vehicles

The Government of Laos has begun taking measures to resolve the ongoing problem of illegally imported vehicles. Measures will be implemented to prevent and regulate...