Luang Prabang Lures Foreign Investors With Tax Incentives

Luang Prabang Lures Foreign Investors With Tax Incentives

Promoted as one of Laos’ tourism destinations, Luang Prabang is angling for investors from Asean, including Thailand, by offering waiver of corporate income tax for up to six years as bait.
Luang Prabang has prioritised the tourism industry to drive its growth and lift Laotians from poverty under the 2020 strategic development plan, Governor Khamkhan Chamthavisouk said. “In general, Asean investors will be allowed to hold a 100-per-cent stake in ….. Continue reading

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Khonphapheng Waterfall Recorded As The World Largest

Khonphapheng Waterfall Recorded As The World Largest

Khonephapheng Waterfall in Khong district of Champassak province has been recorded as the world largest waterfall, according to the website of www.worldwaterfalldatabase.com.
World Waterfall Database lists the world’s largest waterfalls by width and ranks Laos’ natural wonder on top. The representative list contains those known to have an average width of at least ….. Continue reading

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British Woman Creates New Stamp For Lao Post

British Woman Creates New Stamp For Lao Post

The art of a British woman based in Vientiane has been used as the basis for a new Lao stamp which is the first to be presented to the Queen of England.
British Artist Jan Wollen moved to the capital in December 2014 and soon became involved in the local art community. WIG LAOS, a well known organisation in Vientiane held a photo competition for their ….. Continue reading

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Dengue Fever Outbreak Claims Seven Lives

Dengue fever outbreak claims seven lives

Seven people have died following a nationwide outbreak of dengue fever in the first six months of this year with Champassak province having the most cases.
From January 1 to June 10 this year more than 900 cases of dengue fever have been recorded around the country and from these seven people have reportedly died.
Champassak is taking the brunt of the outbreak with …. Continue reading

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Govt Mulls Revising Electricity Fee

Govt Mulls Revising Electricity Fee

The government is mulling a revision of electricity tariffs after Electricite du Laos (EDL) submitted a draft revision that proposes reducing power fees to the government for consideration and approval.
If approved, EDL will subsidise up to six billion kip per month in power costs as per the proposed revision set to ….. Continue reading

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