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Thailand Welcomes Lao Tourists on New Vientiane-Bangkok Train Service

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) welcomed Lao tourists who arrived at Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Station by the new trial train from Vientiane Capital to Bangkok, Thailand on 14 July.   The trial train is a project of the two Prime Ministers, Laos,...

Vietnam President To Lam Visits Laos, Strengthening 62-Year Cooperation with New Agreements, Initiatives

President of Vietnam, To Lam, visited Laos on 11-12 July, receiving a warm welcome...

Vientiane Council Urges Compensation for Thanaleng Dry Port Affected Residents

The Vientiane People’s Council has called for compensation for residents who lost land or...

China Targets Southeast Asia in Bid to Lead Global EV Market

China's growing electric vehicle (EV) industry has its eyes set on dominating the Southeast...

Thai Tourists Go Cashless in Laos with New QR Payments

Thai tourists visiting Laos can now conveniently scan QR codes to pay for goods...

Inadequate Minimum Wage Deepens Economic Woes in Laos, Fueling Labor Shortages, School Dropouts

Laos is grappling with growing economic and societal challenges as the current minimum wage, deemed inadequate by both workers and business owners, exacerbates labor...

Laos Launches New E-commerce Platform for Agricultural Products, Supported by Chinese Government

After two years in the work, a new e-commerce platform for Lao agriculture products has finally been launched to promote both domestic trade and...

Lao Government Mandates Licensing for Commercial Land Use

In a move aimed at regulating land-related businesses and tax management, the Lao government has introduced a ban on issuing land titles to buyers...

TikTok Sues US to Block Law That Could Ban Social Media Platform

TikTok and its Chinese parent company filed a lawsuit on 7 May challenging a new American law that would ban the popular video-sharing app...

Migrant Workers from Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar Under Labor Agreement Advised to Leave Thailand by End of April

In an announcement dated 19 April, the Thai government issued a warning to workers from Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar, urging them to depart Thailand...

LOCA Currently Operates 20 Fast EV Charging Stations, Plans to Boost EV Infrastructure with 40 Stations by 2024

In a significant stride towards sustainable mobility, the CEO of LOCA announced at the ZEEKR Launch event that the company is now operating 20...