Laos to Inspect Hydropower Dams Every 5 Years (Photo Ngam Ngiep 1)

Laos Issues New Decree on Dam Management

Authorities announced on Thursday that the government of Laos has released new instructions for handling hydropower dams aimed at mitigating water shortages and floods. The...
Chinese decorations reappear in Vientiane Capital

Chinese Decorations Reappear on Vientiane Streets

Authorities have reinstalled temporary decorations around Vientiane Capital in celebration of Lao-China cooperation. Chinese insignia and signage were spotted being installed along Quai Fa Ngum...
Laos Still Unable to Centralize Investment Facilitation (Photo TF Travel)

New IFC Report Proposes Action Plan to Support FDI Opportunities in...

Developing a holistic investment strategy along with continued regulatory reforms will help the Lao PDR attract more diverse and higher-quality foreign direct investment (FDI),...
nine-year-old car thief in Bolikhamxay

Nine-Year-Old Car Thief Apprehended In Bolikhamxay

A nine-year-old-boy and an accomplice have been arrested for stealing a car in Bolikhamxay Province. According to a report by Bolikhamxay Security News, a 9-year-old...
Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone in Laos

Sex Workers Tested for Sexually Transmitted Diseases at Golden Triangle SEZ

Over thirty sex workers employed in the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone have tested positive for sexually transmitted diseases. According to a notice issued by...
Illegal opium poppies

Authorities Destroy 31 Hectares of Opium Poppy Farms in Oudomxay

Authorities have destroyed over 31 hectares of illegal opium poppy farms in Oudomxay Province. According to a report by Lao Security News, police in Oudomxay...