The Lao government aims to increase the use of modern contraceptives to 65 percent of the population by 2020, according to …Read more
Laos is continuing on its risk assessment path for money laundering and countering finance for terrorism after the country graduated from the ‘Grey’ list, which was approved by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) last month.Read more
Dao-Heuang Group will seek to repay the money it owes the country’s coffee farmers as soon as possible after the company fell several months behind in payments for the raw beans.
The company now owes farmers a total of 27 billion kip after it paid off significant debts according to the Champassak provincial Industry and Commerce Department.Read more
Vientiane authorities will start cracking down on illegal parking and vendors selling goods along sidewalks around Khuadin Market from June 20, aiming to tidy up the city centre and reduce traffic congestion.Read more
The six-lane expressway, with a planned width of 70 metres, will be built parallel to Kaysone Phomvihane Road and will run from the Lao International Trade Exhibition and Convention Centre (Lao-ITECC) in Xaysettha district to Dongmakkhai village in Xaythany district.Read more
Lao smokers aged above 15 across the country in 2015 shared 57.9 percent of the combined population.Read more