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News Laos Government: Laos to clamp down on imports in bid to curb rising exchange rate

Published on: Tuesday 05 November 2019
Laos to clamp down on imports in bid to curb rising exchange rate
News source: https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/laos-clamp-down-imports-bid-curb-rising-exchange-rate

The Lao government will introduce strict measures to regulate the import of consumer goods and bolster domestic production, in an attempt to reduce imports and cut capital flow to other countries. A ...

News Laos Government: KT rolls out epidemic prevention app in Laos

Published on: Sunday 08 September 2019
KT rolls out epidemic prevention app in Laos
News source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/kt-rolls-out-epidemic-prevention-app-in-laos/

The project will also allow the Laos government to collect data from GEPP app so that it can monitor contagion progression. KT said dengue fever and measles were on the rise in Southeast Asia, with ...

News Laos Government: Are Laos’ Land-Linking Dreams a Risky Bet?

Published on: Friday 06 September 2019
Are Laos’ Land-Linking Dreams a Risky Bet?
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2019/09/are-laos-land-linking-dreams-a-risky-bet/

The Lao government is strongly pushing ahead with different projects to better connect the country to the main transport networks of the region and integrate it into global value chains.

News Laos Government: Lao activist vanishes in Bangkok

Published on: Friday 06 September 2019
Lao activist vanishes in Bangkok
News source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1744989/lao-activist-vanishes-in-bangkok

A Lao man working in Bangkok has disappeared after criticising his country’s government online and in public protests, Lao sources say. Od Sayavong, 34, vanished on Aug 26 after telling a roommate ...

News Laos Government: Thai government pressed over missing Lao activist Od Sayavong

Published on: Friday 06 September 2019
Thai government pressed over missing Lao activist Od Sayavong
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/07/thai-government-pressed-over-missing-lao-activist-od-sayavong

Od Sayavong, 34, a Lao activist, has been missing for almost two weeks. Photograph: Human Rights Watch Rights groups in Thailand have urged the government to investigate the apparent enforced ...

News Laos Government: CP Laos supports Laos government to preserve Buddhist traditions

Published on: Monday 26 August 2019
CP Laos supports Laos government to preserve Buddhist traditions
News source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/pr/1737599/cp-laos-supports-laos-government-to-preserve-buddhist-traditions

Dr.Khampheng Saysompheng, Minister of Labour and Social Welfare of Lao PDR, and Mr.Kiattikhun Chartprasert, Ambassador of Thailand to the Lao PDR presided over the robe offering ceremony at Tad Thong Temple in Si Khod Tabong of Vientiane. They also unveiled crematorium and released fish to the river. C.P. Laos Co., Ltd. supported Nile Tilapia for public benefit and provided foods to arrange lunch meal for students.

News Laos Government: Banh: No Laos spat at border

Published on: Wednesday 28 August 2019
Banh: No Laos spat at border
News source: https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banh-no-laos-spat-border

Minister of National Defence Tea Banh on Wednesday agreed with a senior Lao government official that recent media reports of a military confrontation at the border were “exaggerated information”. “One ...

News Laos Government: Laos voices support to China's BRI

Published on: Sunday 28 April 2019
News source: https://menafn.com/1098451125/Laos-voices-support-to-Chinas-BRI

Vientiane Times reported on Monday that the president "voiced the Lao government's support for the China-led Belt and Road Initiative, saying the global project will help to transform Laos from ...

News Laos Government: In Laos, A Chinese-Funded Railway Sparks Hope For Growth — And Fears Of Debt

Published on: Friday 26 April 2019
News source: https://www.npr.org/2019/04/26/707091267/in-laos-a-chinese-funded-railway-sparks-hope-for-growth-and-fears-of-debt

Eyler says China is a new power player in Laos, whose government most likely found this influx of cash for much needed infrastructure projects attractive. But many wonder if the Laotian government has ...