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‘Looking east’ strategy of Qatar is a promising move

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The recent announcement that Qatar’s Foreign Ministry will set up a special unit to nurture relations with the 10-member bloc of the Association of...
Laos rents ‘.la’ Internet domain to Los Angeles businesses

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Laos has begun marketing its Internet domain extension .la to Los Angeles businesses in a cooperation with Internet registrar GoDaddy. The auction is already...
US firm trains bomb-finding experts in Laos

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US-based geophysics firm Aqua Survey is using Laos to train its staff and fine-tune its technology of finding unexploded objects in an aim to use...
ASEAN’s next cyber army forms in Laos

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The small landlocked ASEAN country of Laos, not known for massive involvement in global cyber espionage or even for sophisticated Internet networks, has set...
Ecotourism in Laos: A thriving industry

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The small landlocked ASEAN nation of Laos is increasingly becoming popular with travellers. International arrivals in Laos soared 22 per cent in 2012, hitting...
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...