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How To Register A Business: Laos Goes Online To Ease Start-Up Process

The steps needed to register a new business have now been posted online to ease business start-up, which will save time and simplify the process.

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Some 700 Malaysians Trapped In Laos After Answering Casino Job Ads

Some 700 Malaysians are reportedly being held captive in Bokeo province, Laos and have been abused by the resort managers who are allegedly demanding a large ransom for their release

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Laos To Benefit As Pfizer Slashes Drug Prices For Poorest Nations

Pfizer Inc plans to sell its entire portfolio of brand-name drugs at cost in as many as 45 lower-income countries, including Cambodia and Laos, one of the most comprehensive and ambitious drug-access programmes ever announced by a large pharmaceutical manufacturer.

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Leaving Laos For Good ? How To Plan A Move Abroad

Planning a move abroad is a significant undertaking that requires a great deal of thoughtful consideration.
We have prepared a checklist to help you get organised.

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Laos Issues Tax Obligations for Non-Resident E-commerce and Digital Platform Providers, Joins Other ASEAN Markets

Under the new rules, non-resident e-commerce and digital platform providers must register for a tax identification number (TIN) via an online portal to file and pay their taxes. Further, they must register and pay value-added tax (VAT) if their annual revenue meets a certain threshold.

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Laos’ Health Ministry To Roll Out Second Round Of Covid-19 Booster Shots

Fourth Covid-19 vaccinations will be offered to frontline workers, people with immunodeficiency or chronic disease, and people over the age of 60.

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Labour Ministry To Set Up Worker Database

A Labour Registration and Data Platform will be set up in Vientiane for the compilation of information concerning both Lao and foreign nationals working in Laos.

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BOL Issues Licences For Cryptocurrency Exchange Platforms

The Bank of the Lao PDR (BOL) has issued licences authorising two companies to trade in cryptocurrencies, namely Lao Digital Assets Exchange (LDX) and Bitqik.

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Govt Extends Covid Controls But Keen To Open Schools, Factories

The government has in general extended Covid-19 control measures for another 15 days but has lifted some restrictions in order to ease the economic impacts, such as the reopening of more schools and factories.

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Changes in Client Service due to COVID-19: Notice to Our Clients

Based on the the latest rules issued by the Prime Minister and to help minimize the spread of the virus, we are implementing more components of our Business Continuity Plan to assist in the containment of the coronavirus and help protect us all.

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