Big Buddhas, New Citizens, Raging Elephants, and Near Deaths – This Week In Social Media

It’s that time again when the Laotian Times brings our readers a round-up of some of the most shared social media topics this past...

Moody’s Assigns First-time Issuer Rating of B3 to Laos

American credit rating agency Moody's has assigned a B3 rating with a positive outlook to the government of Laos, citing the country's high economic...
Laos Energy and Electricity Exported to Cambodia

Vietnam to Import More Energy from Laos

Vietnam has decided to import an additional 200 MW of electricity from Laos next year amid possible power shortages. The country's decision comes amid concerns...
Lao Stock Exchange

Lao Stock Exchange Sees Steady Growth

Almost a decade ago, the Lao Stock Exchange launched with only a few public companies. Now, it boasts 11 registered companies, all of which...
Tax Collection Officers Meet in Vientiane

Laos to Bolster Tax Collection via New Laws

Laos has teamed up with the World Bank, revealing new laws on taxation that would boost the productivity of businesses and ensure accurate and...
Lao Kip (LAK)

Central Bank Governor Explains Reasons for Weak KIP

The Governor of the Central Bank, Sonexay Sitpraxay has stated that weak domestic production is among the causes of the rapid depreciation of the...
Stolen Cars in Laos

Laos Launches Inspection on Car Dealers to Curb Illegal Imports

The Lao government has instructed dealers who import and sell vehicles to present their documents no later than November 29, in a move to...
The Most Followed Lao Facebook Celebrities

The Most Followed Lao Facebook Celebrities

According to certain data estimates from January 2019*, the number of internet users in Laos is somewhere between 1.26 to 2.7 million. While Google...