Category Archives: Tech


ALO! Launches 2nd generation M5 Smartphone: ALO! M5 Plus

ALO! Technology Sole Co., Ltd, a Lao-owned technology company, introduced the ALO! M5 Plus, the 2nd generation of its 5smartphone powered by the Android 7.0 platform. The ALO! M5 Plus will be on display at the ALO! Showroom

BCEL One Offers Alternative Way to Pay for 2017 Road Tax

The uncertainty and miscommunication regarding payment of the 2017 road tax may be coming to an end as BCEL offers to accept road tax payments through its popular online banking service, BCEL One.

A source from the bank has confirmed that as of October 30th, BCEL One app users will

Latest Ransomware Virus Targets Thailand, Is Laos Next?


‘WannaCry’’ ransomeware may sound like a silly name, however this computer virus is anything but.

This global cyberattack is the latest virus that has been rapidly sweeping across 150 countries and terrorizing over 200,000 victims. Though it has yet to be seen in Laos, several digital billboard advertisements were taken …

HUAWEI P10/P10 Plus Official Launch

On 22 April 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Vientiane Capital, Huawei Technologies Lao held a launch ceremony for its new product, the HUAWEI P10/P10 Plus, a smartphones that comes equipped with new innovations. The product was presented by Mr. Sujinyong, Director of Communications Equipment at Huawei Lao, and …

Apple of Her Eye: Nothing Like The Real Thing

LTH Apple Store

The manager of Laos’ only official Apple Authorised Reseller store says there’s nothing like the real thing.

As a marketing symbol, you can’t get much more potent than the apple. That remarkably simple and instantly recognisable image of an apple with a single bite taken out is now as ubiquitous …

Staying On Top: How 108 Jobs is Riding the Startup Wave

108 Jobs

When it comes to technology-based start-ups – or any new business, for that matter – disruption is the name of the game. You want to storm an existing market, or creep into the margins and beat others at their own game, securing your own place in the vast ocean that

Innovative UXO Drone Can Save Lao Lives

UXO Drone

The Vietnam War was one of tragedy, terror, and tension, yet for the majority of the world it is in the past and is simply a period to be remembered. However, for the people of Laos, the Vietnam War, despite ending in 1973, is still being fought today. This anomaly

LANIC Officially Takes Over Dot.La Domain Suffix domain

Management and operation of Laos’ internet top-level domain (.la) was officially launched by the Lao National Internet Center (LANIC) yesterday.

The top-level domain for Laos, is based on the Laos country code, and was established in 1995. It was recently returned to the Lao government, after being …