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Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith recently told the ongoing National Assembly meeting that there has been good progress in investments in Laos, with 4,118...

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All businesses and factories in Laos are required to increase the minimum wage from 900,000 kip (some $108) to 1.1 million kip ($133) a...

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Indonesia is studying the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States, known as TPP-11. The country will discuss the matter...

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The Thai government is eager to have around two million illegal migrant workers, most of them from Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, registered by...

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The Lao Ministry of Post and Telecommunications has named the development of e-commerce as one of its core strategic goals over the next ten...

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Cambodia remained the most corrupt country in Southeast Asia in the Corruption Perception Index 2017, the annual global graft ranking compiled by Transparency International,...

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A Chinese developer, Yijin Group, is readying to construct a more than $200-million tourism complex at an abandoned airfield in Vang Vieng district, one...

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Laos will be joining Thailand and China for talks about connecting the planned regional high-speed train network from Thailand’s northeastern city of Nong Khai...

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Drug production in both Laos and Myanmar, normally known for producing large quantities of opium as a base for heroin, is apparently shifting rapidly...

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After quite a long discussion about payments details and technical responsibilities, the construction of the Thai-Chinese high-speed railway line eventually got started. The line...

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In a stark contrast to its regional peers, where tourism is booming, Laos was faced with a drop in tourism arrivals by 9.1 per...

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will convene a meeting of senior officials next month to discuss admitting East Timor as a member. The...

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Laos has become the latest country in Southeast Asia to promote e-commerce for its large small- and medium business sector. An online trade website...

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Laos will transform into a high-middle-income country from its current lower-middle-income position by 2030 and also leave behind its status as least developed country...

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The government in Laos expects economic growth of at least seven per cent in 2018, the same level expected for 2017, according to Vientiane...

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In a surprise move, Pope Francis on May 21 named new cardinals for countries where Catholics are only a small minority: Mali, Sweden -...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on April 29 at his speech the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit emphasised the importance of non-interference...

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Dubai Cares, a philanthropic organisation working to improve children's access to quality primary education in developing countries, launched a new programme in Laos that...