Category Archives: Business


Auto Lao Receives Mercedes Benz Star Award

Known as the first company to import the Mercedes-Benz brand name from Germany to sell in Laos in 1957, Auto Lao was honoured to receive a special award of “Mercedes-Benz Star Award” for Best Start in Van Business South East Asia 2016.

The award ceremony took place during the Mercedes-Benz …

KOWEPO-LAO Launches in Laos

Known as one of the top power generating companies in the Republic of Korea, KOWEPO-LAO International Company Limited will continue to provide its best resources and efforts to fulfill its mission as well as co-contribute to the mutual growth of Laos and the Indochina peninsula.

This was the statement delivered …

Fuel Prices Rise…Yet Again

The Ministry of Industry and Commerce has announced that fuel prices have increased across the country as of yesterday (December 15) in line with changes on the world market.

In Vientiane Capital, the cost of premium grade petrol has increased to 8,560, regular petrol is now 7,560 kip a litre, …

SIBS Magical Christmas 2016 Showcases Students’ Talents

Sengdara International Bilingual School (SIBS) staged its “SIBS Magical Christmas 2016” last Friday at the school to promote the ability of its talented students.

The performance told the story of a lad who is turned into an ugly boy by a witch because of his stubbornness. The only way for …

Ministry of Post and Telecommunications and Microsoft Hosts Government Solution Day


VIENTIANE, LAOS – Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPT) in collaboration with Microsoft hosting Government Solution day event under the theme Empowering Government. The event was chaired by H.E. Dr.Thansamay Kommasith, Minister of MPT, and attended by key government officials and partners from public and private sectors, …

PM Thongloun Visits Huawei in Beijing, Discusses Partnership for ICT Development

VIENTIANE – The Prime Minister and the company’s representatives held in-depth discussions on how Huawei can expand its partnership with Laos in the Information and Communications Technology sector.

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and his delegates visited Huawei’s Beijing R&D (Research and development) Centre on December 1, discussing how Huawei can

Valmet to Supply Key Technology for Sun Paper’s New Dissolving Pulp Mill in Laos

Valmet will deliver key technology for a new green field dissolving pulp mill to Sun Paper’s new investment in Laos. The mill site, Muang Phin, is located in the southern province of Savanakhet. The target is to start pulp production during the 2nd quarter of 2018.

The order is …

Viettel (Unitel in Laos) Pioneers Free Roaming in Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam

Vietnam’s giant telecom levels call and data charges between three ASEAN neighbors.

HO CHI MINH CITY — Vietnam’s state-owned telecom Viettel will eliminate overseas roaming charges between its operators in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from January 2017.

“Users of Metfone in Cambodia, Unitel in Laos and Viettel in Vietnam will …