As work progresses on a high-speed railway linking Laos with China, Beijing is pouring billions of dollars in aid and investment into its poorer neighbor to fund other projects, pulling it closer into China’s orbit, sources say.Read more
Source: Bangkok Post The twists and turns of Thailand’s diplomacy toward its neighbouring countries have recently undergone a metamorphosis. TheRead more
The government will employ only as many new staff as are needed to fill the vacancies created by retiring officials, while also attempting to ensure that civil servants are more productive.Read more
Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has called for combined efforts from the Lao people from all walks of life to join global citizens in the fight against illegal drug trade and abuse as it is still a major problem for Laos.Read more
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has ordered provincial and district line departments to take actions to address land disputes, unlawful land occupations and related issues.Read more
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has pledged to find solutions to the many land issues that have emerged and the government has formed a taskforce committee to investigate the problems and resolve them.
The committee will investigate land concessions, the transfer of land use rights in various cases, implementation of ….