Several days ago, in an effort to resolve any doubt regarding when workers do not legally have to come to work, the Lao government issued a decree detailing the official calendar holidays for upcoming year 2018.
The dates are as follows:
- 1 January: New Year’s Day
- 8 March: International Women’s Day
- Several days in April: Lao New Year Celebration (yet to be fixed)
- 1 May: International Labor Day
- 2 December: National Day