Recommended Immunizations For Laos

Recommended Immunizations For Laos

Before I left for my first trip to Laos, I was advised by my doctor that I needed a myriad of different vaccinations. My arm was certainly sore after I left the clinic that day! I wondered, of course, were these shots really necessary? Would Laos be a dangerous place teeming with bacteria, viruses and rabid wildlife?
Now that I have the medicine in my veins, it’s too late for me to worry about it, but I wanted to provide newcomers with this information so that they can choose for themselves which vaccinations they really need, and which they don’t.

The following are the recommended vaccinations for a visit to Laos: Continue reading

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First Lao Smartphone To Launch In Local Market

First Lao Smartphone To Launch In Local Market

The first Lao smart phone brand will be introduced to shops and agencies in Vientiane and the provinces this month after the local investor began displaying the product at the company showroom last week.
The phone branded ‘ALO’ shall enter the local market after ….. Continue reading

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Looking For The Best Insurance Options ?

J&C Service Insurance Laos

J&C Services, being a Top Gold agent of Toko Assurance in Laos, is offering customer-specific solutions to our clients, while providing at the same time the most competitive premiums.
Try us and be surprised how much we differ if compared to other providers !
Our insurance services include Expat International Health Insurance, Office, Home and Content Insurance, Motor Insurance, Health and Personal Accident Insurance for …. Continue reading

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Tight Grip & Diversification Needed for Laos Economy in Uncertain Times

Tight Grip & Diversification Needed for Laos Economy in Uncertain Times

With a gross domestic product (GDP) averaging 7 per cent since 2000, the Laos economy is among the fastest growing in Asean. Despite this, in recent years the Laos economy has trended downwards. Amid global economic uncertainty, it remains to be seen how Laos will manage its macroeconomic policies and export diversification strategy.
The Laos economy is estimated to grow by 6.8 per cent in 2016, partly due to the ….. Continue reading

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Lao Politburo Forces Officials To Give Up Their Luxury Cars

Lao Politburo Forces Officials To Give Up Their Luxury Cars

Top Lao officials will have to give up the keys to their government-purchased BMW and Mercedes Benz automobiles as the politburo has decided that they can drive cheaper Toyotas instead.
The move comes as Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith attempts to reign in corruption in the impoverished nation where high-raking officials have used the ….. Continue reading

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Thai Embassy Confirms New Visa Policies

Thai Embassy Confirms New Visa Policies

The Royal Thai Embassy in Vientiane has issued a notice confirming the Kingdom’s new visa policies. The official notice serves to clarify the rumor of new policies after a draft notice surfaced on the internet last week.
The official notice issued by the Royal Thai Embassy in Vientiane stipulates the following three points: Continue reading

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