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Lao-Vietnam trade seen at $2b by 2015

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Bilateral trade between Vietnam and Laos is expected to rise to $2 billion by 2015 and to $5 billion by 2020, up from $900...
Investing in Myanmar: What about the poppy economy?

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With investors queuing up and pouring billions of dollars into the Myanmar economy prompting a radical socio-economic transition, the question has to be raised:...
First Lao-made movie hits the cinemas

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The first all-Laos made movie Huk Aum Lum, a Lao term meaning "well-blended love", has made in to cinemas in Bangkok in a move...
Laos pushes forward with hydro hub plans

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Work on the Don Sahong dam, located on the southernmost point of Laos, has commenced, creating a stir in Cambodia and Vietnam, located downstream...
The tale of the sleepiest ASEAN bourses

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Discounting Myanmar, which has yet to create a stock exchange of its own, the Lao Securities Exchange (LSX) and Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) are...
Lao Airlines opens route to gambling haven Macao

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Laos and Macao on June 25 signed an air services agreement that opens the commercial air transport market between the ASEAN country and the...
Laos’ Acleda bank starts SME lending initiative

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Acleda Bank Lao Limited, the largest bank in Laos by assets, has launched an initiative to expand its lending to micro, small and medium...
Laos gets hydraulic machinery factory

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In what is seen as a boost for Laos' idling industrial sector, a joint-venture has been set up between Thailand-based TMC Industrial and Laotian...
ASEAN Economic Community behind schedule: Report

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The hope for a timely launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by end-2015, which has long been trumpeted by former ASEAN Secretary General...
Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar: No need for copyrights

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Three ASEAN countries for the coming 8 years will not have to bother about intellectual property rights. The World Trade Organisation (WTO) on June...
Common ASEAN visa system in the making

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Four ASEAN countries on June 5 at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia 2013 held in Myanmar signed an agreement to facilitate...
What’s on the plate for Laos’ bourse?

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A booming economy with a GDP growth rate of 8 per cent in 2012 and heavy investment activity are seen as main drivers for...
Laos places pioneer bond in Thailand

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The small landlocked Southeast Asian nation of Laos is looking to fuel expansion by tapping Thailand’s capital markets for the first time by issuing...
ASEAN nations eager to conquer space

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Unnoticed by many, member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have stepped up their spending for space science in the past,...
Laos growth forecast put at 7.7%

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Laos' GDP is expected to grow 7.7 per cent in 2013 as resource based industries, manufacturing and services continue to generate solid growth, according...
Thailand, Laos mull high-speed train link

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Thailand will go ahead with a cross-border project on the development of a new high speed train system linking with that of neighbouring Laos,...
Laos in need for 500,000 skilled workers

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The Lao government is alarmed about a serious shortage of skilled human resources in the country as it estimated that 500,000 labourers will be...
Laos signs software deal with North Korea

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Laos has signed an agreement with North Korea to develop software technology in the South-East Asian country, the Vientiane Times reported on March 16. "Both...