Vientiane Capital, Lao P.D.R

Vietnam assists Laos in ensuring security in ASEAN Chairmanship Year

The Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security on March 18 handed over 50 vehicles to the Lao Ministry of Public Security to help it ensure safety for activities held during Laos’s chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this year. With the hand-over being part of the Vietnamese Government’s assistance package to Laos in […]

Asean secretariat chief pledges support for Laos’ Asean chair

The visiting Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), Dr Kao Kim Hourn, has said the Asean Secretariat stads ready to assist Laos in achieving its goals and objectives as chair of the regional bloc in 2024. Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone (right) welcomes Dr Kao Kim Hourn. The Asean Secretariat chief paid […]

Laos sees economic recovery but challenges remain: World Bank

The Lao economy is witnessing a gradual recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, with GDP growth forecast at 3.7 percent this year, up from 2.7 percent in 2022, according to the latest World Bank economic update issued on Thursday. The World Bank is projected that Lao economy will grow at 4.1 percent in 2024. –Photo Katai Thatdam […]

Mr Chen Guangbiao provides assistance, attracts investors to Laos

Chairman of the Board at China Enterprise Development Fund Management (Beijing) Co., Ltd., Mr Chen Guangbiao, who received the title of moral model and excellent labour model of China, will encourage assistance for communities’ development and attract Chinese entrepreneurs to invest in Special Economic Zones in Laos. Dr Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune shakes hands with Mr Chen […]