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Travel Insurance Or International Health Insurance: Which Is The Best Option For You?

Travel Insurance Or International Health Insurance: Which Is The Best Option For You?

It’s important to be insured while away from your home country. But, travel insurance and health insurance aren’t the same thing – in fact, they’re very different. Which one should you buy before starting your journey? Read on to find out more. Continue reading

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Belgium’s Queen Mathilde Swaps Heels For Trainers As She Tackles Steep Stairs At A Laos Temple

Belgium's Queen Mathilde Swaps Heels For Trainers As She Tackles Steep Stairs At A Laos Temple

Queen Mathilde proved it is possible to be stylish and practical as she visited a temple in Laos today.
The Belgian royal opted for a sensible pair of putty-coloured trainers as she climbed the steep steps from the ancient Vat Phou temple, near the southern city of Pakse.
She livened-up the shoes with a knee-length multi-coloured patterned dress, which showed off her trim …. Continue reading

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Laos Must Broaden Tax Base, Strengthen Administration: IMF

Laos Must Broaden Tax Base, Strengthen Administration: IMF

Laos should increase its revenues by broadening the tax base, reducing exemptions, and strengthening tax administration, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its Article IV Report for the country.
The IMF said the country’s authorities have taken some important measures recently, including improving the … Continue reading

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PM Stresses Land As Focus For Transport Development

PM Stresses Land As Focus For Transport Development

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has stressed for land to be the main focus of transportation development in the country, calling for careful decisions on every water and air transportation project.
He praised the sector for their achievements made over the past forty years or more, which he says has seen huge differences in infrastructure development in comparison to the time …. Continue reading

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High Cost of Living Remains a Challenge for Tourism Industry in Laos

High Cost of Living Remains a Challenge for Tourism Industry in Laos

The high cost of living remains a significant challenge for the tourism industry in Laos as spending for basic services such as taxis, food, and accommodation is higher than in neighboring countries.
Slow service is among the downsides of the tourism sector in Laos.
“The tourism sector in Laos should develop …. Continue reading

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Police Arrest Drug Lord Bigger Than Xaysana

Police Arrest Drug Lord Bigger than Xaysana

Anti-drug police of the General Department of Police under the Ministry of Public Security, in cooperation with relevant authorities, have arrested Khonepasong Soukkaseum, alias Xiengtheu, a drug lord they claim is bigger than transnational drug kingpin Xaysana Keophimpha.
Mr Khonepasong, 47, Lao national living in Vientiane, was arrested along with three associates on Jan 10, 2017, nine days before …. Continue reading

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