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Lao Dairy Farm Carves Out Healthy Market Niche

Lao Dairy Farm Carves Out Healthy Market Niche

WITH agriculture in Laos improving year by year, a new farm in Vientiane called the Lao Dairy Farm is carving out a sizeable share of the fresh milk market. Its main selling point is that the quality of its pasteurised milk is as good as imported brands.
The farm is located in Naxineua village, Naxaithong district. It keeps a variety of …. Continue reading

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Lao Province Issues Banana Ban

Lao Province Issues Banana Ban

Authorities in the northern Lao province of Bokeo suspended the operations of 18 Chinese-backed banana plantations after they discovered widespread violations of the regulations governing the use of agricultural chemicals, government officials told RFA’s Lao Service.
“It has been a problem for the environment as the Chinese companies destroy the environment with their heavy use of chemicals,” a provincial official told …. Continue reading

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Officials Warn Consumers About Gift Basket Risks

Officials Warn Consumers About Gift Basket Risks

The health authority has established a system for the inspection of expired goods mixed in markets in an effort to curb the growth in these products according to the regulations.
The sale of fake and expired goods mixed with other products is still a common occurrence in Vientiane, even though the health authorities carry out regular …. Continue reading

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Minister Vows Action Against Out-of-date, Contaminated Foods

Minister Vows Action Against Out-of-date, Contaminated Foods

Action has been and will continue to be taken to prevent the sale of out-of-date and contaminated foods as well as the provision of unfair services that continue to surface, a minister told the National Assembly (NA) recently.
Minister of Industry and Commerce, Ms Khemmani Pholsena, warned those involved that they would face penalties in line with the relevant laws as she detailed measures to address the issues that continue to be…. Continue reading

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Lotteria Opens First Laos Outlet

Lotteria Opens First Laos Outlet

Lotteria will open its first outlet in Laos on Sept. 9, it announced on Sept. 4. This is the first time a South Korean company has entered the Southeast Asian country.
Starting with the two-story store in the capital city of Vientiane, the fast food franchise will …. Continue reading

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Texas Chicken Expands To Laos: RMA Group

Texas Chicken expands to Laos

Already one of the most popular quick-service restaurants in Asia, Texas Chicken recently finalised a deal that will increase the brand’s exposure in the Southeast region of the continent.
The deal, which features seven planned restaurants over the next few years, will make Texas Chicken the … Continue reading

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