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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...

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The new Corruption Perception Index 2016 issued by Transparency International on January 25 paints no flattering picture of Southeast Asia as corruption in the...

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The government in Laos will hold a bidding session in February to sell off its fleet of German luxury cars used to chauffeur the...

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Laos' first domestic smartphone brand will be introduced to shops and agencies in Vientiane and the country's provinces this month after a local IT...

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Despite domestic and regional criticism, the government of Laos sticks to its plan to build more hydropower plants in the country in its aim...

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The World Bank revised up its forecast for Thailand's economic growth by 0.1 percentage point to 3.2 per cent for next year in anticipation...

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Brunei, Indonesia and Vietnam jumped the most among countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) in the new Doing Business 2017 ranking...

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All ASEAN-5 countries except Singapore dropped in the new Global Competitiveness Index 2016-2017 issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF), some of them significantly....

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US President Barack Obama on September 6 at the ASEAN Summit in Laos announced that the US will double its funding to allow the...