Seven Days For Census Survey

Seven days for census survey

Laos Statistics Bureau has confirmed it shall survey of the population via a census to be conducted across the country over seven days at a projected cost of US$7.2million.
Census surveyors will proceed to count the population as at March 1, 2015.
Public awareness campaigns are getting underway. A poster from the Department of Social Statistics implores people not to run from the census surveyors as they don’t go to catch to people, but to count them in every corner of …. Continue reading

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Comprehensive Insurance Cover For Laos

Comprehensive Insurance Cover For Laos

J&C Services, the third largest agent of Toko Assurance in Laos, is offering customer-specific solutions to our clients, while providing at the same time the most competitive premiums. Try us and be surprised how much we differ if compared to other providers !
Our insurance services include Expat International Health Insurance, Office, Home and Content Insurance, Motor Insurance, Health and Personal Accident Insurance for local staff members and All Risk Insurance among others.
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Chrome and Opera Beta – Works with Lao!

Chrome and Opera Beta - Works with Lao!

As a result of some new technology implemented, Google Chrome and Opera now have beta versions of their desktop and mobile Internet browser software that works well with Lao.
Here are some examples of it working poorly in Firefox and correctly in Google Chrome Beta: Continue reading

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Door Opens To Foreign Workers As Locals Fail To Fill Labour Gaps

Officials To Register Foreign Workers In Vientiane

Up to 130,000 foreign workers are set to be welcomed to the country over the coming half decade (2016-2020) to fulfill domestic labour market demand.
The equivalent of 26,000 additional foreign workers per year will be most needed to feed labour demand in the processing industry and construction sectors, the next five-year plan of the ….. Continue reading

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Powerhouse Laos Offers Burma a Fix to Electricity Woes

Powerhouse Laos Offers Burma a Fix to Electricity Woes

Burma’s chronic lack of electricity to power its economic development could be solved from an unlikely source—underdeveloped Laos.
Laos has just 6.8 million people and is mostly covered in forest, but is almost as big geographically as Italy, which has a population of 60 million. It also has numerous fast-flowing rivers, running from mountains in the north as high as 2,800 meters, and the communist government in Vientiane has drawn up plans to build scores of dams on them to harness their hydroelectric potential.
If all the hydro-dam projects under construction or firmly planned and on the drawing board were built, Laos would have an electricity generating capacity of ….. Continue reading

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Global Commodity Price Drops Knock Resources Revenue Off Target: Laos

Global Commodity Price Drops Knock Resources Revenue Off Target: Laos

Total income generated from the mining sector for 2013-2014 fiscal year has fallen short of the goal set.
Revenue for the 12 months which concluded in September reached 12,465 billion kip, falling short of the target of 15,318 billion kip.
Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines, Mr Khammany Inthilath said the drop in commodity values in world markets, notably the price of gold, had been the main cause behind the …. Continue reading

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International and Local Health Insurance for Expats & Company Staff

International and Local Health Insurance for Expats & Company Staff

J&C Services is an official broker of William Russell, an award-winning international health, life and income insurance specialist. Together with William Russell we have designed affordable plans to protect the international lifestyle of expatriates of all nationalities, all over the world.
J&C Services, the third largest agent of Toko Assurance in Laos, provides also health insurance for local staff: Our Health Insurance covers the medical costs for your local staff members.
J&C has not only earned the trust of many expats living in Laos, but also provides insurance services to international organizations, NGO’s and companies. J&C Services is offering customer-specific solutions to …… Continue reading

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J&C Services Celebrates Its 6th Anniversary

J&C Services Celebrates Its 6th Anniversary

“6 years already” … six years of providing services to the expat community in Laos ! Certainly a good reason to celebrate and so we did … the entire team of J&C Services !
We would like to thank our customers for your treasured support given to us. We value your patronage and appreciate your confidence in us. Your continued support and suggestions are a vital part of our growth. And for that, we are most grateful.
Thanks again! We look forward to …. Continue reading

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