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PTT to Expand Further in Laos Market

PTT petrol station Laos

PTT Public Company Limited, one of Thailand’s largest fuel distributors, says it has plans for further expansion in Laos. After entering the Lao market six years ago, the company has had good success, and plans to expand the number of its petrol stations in Laos from 45 to 100 by …

Public Hotline to Report Abuses at the Market: 1625

Officials from the Vientiane Department of Industry and Commerce performed a random inspection at multiple markets such as Kuadin Market, Aussie Market, Phonthong Market and others to ensure that vendors were obeying the ministerial order to not hike up prices during the Pi Mai holiday.…

Meet Laos’ First Private Analytical Environmental Services Firm

On the 29th of March, Phanthamit Analytical Lab Company held a launch ceremony and officially became the first private, independent environmental analytical lab company in Laos. Present at this historic moment was Deputy Agriculture and Forestry Minister Phouangparisack Pravongviengkham, Deputy Science and Technology Minister Houmphanh Intharath, Charge d’affaires of the Embassy of Luxembourg …

Theun-Hinboun: 500% Return On Investment For Lao Government

The Theun-Hinboun Power Company (THPC) organized an event to celebrate its 20th Anniversary of operations  in Vientiane last Saturday. It had been exactly twenty years since the plant had commenced commercial operations on the 31st of March, 1998.…

Phishing Site Claims to be BCEL One in April Fools Prank

Online scammers have just gotten trickier and this time they were after the sensitive financial data of state bank BCEL’s faithful customers, and launching it on April Fool’s Day.

In a nefarious plan to steal BCEL clients’ data, scammers created the website www.bcel.ml, as a way to lure customers to input their …

The UK’s Heathfield International School Brings New Standards to Laos

The United Kingdom’s Heathfield International School has recently arrived, making Vientiane the home of its second branch in Asia (the first being in Bangkok), bringing new standards to Laos.…

Thongkhankham Market Opens in Vientiane

The new modern commercial complex known as Thongkhankham Market in Vientiane has officially opened to the public since it had begun construction in 2015.…

BCEL Partners with Thanachart Bank for QR Code Banking in Thailand

BCEL partners with Thanchart Bank for QR Code

Banque Pour Le Commerce Exterieur Lao Public (BCEL) has entered into a strategic partnership with Thanachart Bank of Thailand to bring QR Code payment services to Thailand for Lao shoppers.

The two banks signed a partnership yesterday at the Bank of Thailand, with the QR Code payment service to begin in …