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Thailand May Reinstate Land Border Entry for Expats in Neighboring Countries

Thai Visas

Could the cross-border retail and recreation-related dreams of foreign expatriates, non-diplomats and other non-Lao-non-ASEAN-passport-holding residents in Laos be about to come true across the Mekong in Thailand once again visa-free?

Laos’ near neighbour is reportedly considering removing the restrictions on land border entry affecting foreign expatriates in neighbouring countries including …

Officials Require Progress on Land Concessions

Land Concessions

The government will begin to firmly regulate concession projects by withdrawing land if no advancement is made on the proposed project, urging authorities to participate in the process.

Speaking on behalf of the government, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, set forth the new regulation in response to the National Assembly’s (NA)

Land Use Right Holders on 450 Year Road Reject Compensation

Land Use Rights 450 years Rd

Owners of land use rights for the remaining 167 plots along the 450 Year Road in Vientiane are still refusing to accept the compensation offered in return for the land they lost to the US$104 million highway, an official told the Vientiane People’s Council yesterday.

The government approved the construction …

Cooperation Project to Update Lao Land Management

Land management across the country will become faster and more transparent after the Lao Land Management System and Modernisation Project Cooperation between Laos and China was approved.

A Memorandum of Understanding on the project was signed in Vientiane last week between the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Land Management …

Vietnam PM is the Last ASEAN Minister to Land in Vientiane Capital

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung arrived at Wattay International Airport yesterday becoming the last ASEAN government leader to have landed in Vientiane for the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits and other major events scheduled for Sep 6-8. …

Savannakhet to Issue Land Titles in Computer System

Savannakhet province will strive to issue land titles for some 12,000 land plots within the year after the province was selected to implement a pilot project for a computerised land measurement and registration system.

Land Allocations Remain Confusing to Lao People

Currently, land administration and land allocations are still confusing and being ineffectively implemented across the country, according to the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Sonexay Siphandone.…

Government Discusses Draft National Land Policy

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has held discussions to research and improve the draft national land policy as well as the plan for agricultural land use in Laos.