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Laos Gives Green Light To Foreign Investors

Laos Gives Green Light To Foreign Investors

The government has reaffirmed its commitment to giving the green light to foreign businesses seeking opportunities for investment in the country.
This was the statement made by Deputy Prime Minister Dr Sonexay Siphandone during the launch of the 4th China-South Asia Expo and the 24th China Kunming Import and Export Commodities Fair on June 12.
In his opening remarks, Dr Sonexay said that although Laos does not share a border with the sea, based on…. Continue reading

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One Chinese Dead, Three Wounded In Attack

One Chinese Dead, Three Wounded In Attack

A Chinese national was killed and three others wounded in an attack in Laos, state media reported Wednesday, the second time this year workers from China have been targeted in the resource-rich nation.
The assault took place late Tuesday on property belonging to …. Continue reading

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Laos Assures US It Will Help Counter Chinese Assertiveness

Laos Assures US It Will Help Counter Chinese Assertiveness

The prime minister of communist Laos assured U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday that his small nation will help counter China’s assertiveness in the South China Sea.
Laos this year takes the rotating chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, with the group’s heads of … Continue reading

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Bomb Attack In Laos Kills Two Chinese

Bomb attack in Laos kills two Chinese

A suspected bomb attack in Laos killed two Chinese citizens and injured one more, Beijing’s official news agency Xinhua said Monday.
Xinhua identified one of the victims as an employee of a Chinese mining company operating in the …. Continue reading

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Is The Dragon’s Power A Threat To The Mekong Region?

Is The Dragon's Power A Threat To The Mekong Region?

The role of China in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) is directly linked with the North-South Corridor, a transportation route where the improvement of regional infrastructure and road construction has instigated extensive cross-border movement of goods, people and capital.
The prominent role of China is apparent from an investment in the construction of a …. Continue reading

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Laos Inaugurates Largest Coal-Fired Power Plant Constructed By China

Laos Inaugurates Largest Coal-Fired Power Plant Constructed By China

The Hongsa Power Plant (3x626MW), which was constructed by China, was inaugurated in Laos’ northern Xayaboury Province on Wednesday.
The project is currently the first and largest coal-fired power plant project in Laos, which comprises coal mines, transmission lines and power plant. The inaugural ceremony was …. Continue reading

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