Thailand Arrests Lao Money Launderer linked to Drug Ring

Thailand has arrested an alleged money-launderer in Mukdahan Province, bordering Savannakhet. The arrest was the result of an ongoing investigation into the money trail...
Paksan Customs Checkpoint

Paksan Customs Fails to Meet Revenue Target in First 8 Months

Paksan International Customs in Bolikhamxay Province has failed to meet its revenue target between January and August amid a drop in the volume of...
Laos Rice Export Affected by Floods

Laos Suffers Rice Shortage, Price Hikes

Laos is currently suffering a domestic rice supply shortage, amid rising prices due to the impact of floods. Rice prices began to soar in June...
Transmission Lines Export Energy from Laos

Cambodia to Purchase 2,400MW Energy from Laos by 2027

Cambodia has agreed to purchase 2,400MW of electricity from Laos by 2027, in a move to meet growing energy demand in the country. Cambodia will...
ARISE Project

EU ARISE Project to Help Laos’s Export Competitiveness

The European Union (EU) has launched its EUR 5 million (USD 5.5 million) ARISE project designed to boost Laos's export competitiveness and integration in...
Nam Ngiep 1 Dam

Nam Ngiep Dam Officially Online

The Nam Ngiep Dam northeast of Vientiane Capital has officially come online. The Nam Ngiep Dam, a hydropower investment by Japan's Kansai Electric Power Company,...
Lao Electricity Imported to Cambodia

Cambodia Urges Laos to Speed Up Electricity Transmission

Cambodia has asked Laos to speed up the transmission of electricity that it purchased earlier this year. Cambodia's Electricite du Cambodge (EDC) signed an agreement...
Chinese-Lao Movie Champa Blossom Screened

Chinese-Lao Collaborative Movie “Champa Blossom” Premieres

A Chinese and Lao collaborative production, Champa Blossom, has officially premiered at Vientiane's Major-Platinum Cineplex. The movie was jointly produced by Laos and China, and...