Laos Receives World Heritage Certificate for Plain of Jars

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee presented Laos with a certificate recognizing the World Heritage List designation of the Plain of Jars on Monday. The Plain...
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...
Imports to Laos by Truck from Thailand

Laos to Regulate Imports to Promote Domestic Production

Laos plans to regulate imports of consumer goods, in a move to promote domestic production while curbing rising exchange rates. Lao products are struggling to...
H5N6 Avian Flu Detected in Laos

H5N6 Avian Flu Detected in Oudomxay Province, Laos

The Oudomxay Department of Agriculture and Forestry has issued a notice stating that authorities have detected the H5N6 avian flu virus in ducks sold...
Laos releases stockpiled rice

Laos Releases Stockpiled Rice to Stabilize Market Price

The Lao government has decided to release stockpiled rice to stabilize the market price amid a shortage of rice supply due to the impact...
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...
Unitel wins Speedtest Award for Fastest Mobile Network in Laos

Unitel Wins Speedtest Award for Fastest Mobile Network in Laos

Unitel has won the Speedtest Awards for mobile network speed during the second and third quarter of 2019. Ookla, the owner of the speedtest.net website,...