• Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Are exporters a sitting duck amid wage hike and rising baht?
    LAO TZU ONCE said, “If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading”. This timeless quote could potentially portend eroding profits of Thai exporters if they could not adapt their business in response to adverse environments: higher costs from the government’s recently announced wage hike and the stronger-than-last year Thai baht.
    Economy
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:33:20
    Lao workers’ status upgrades in Thailand behind schedule
    Vientiane - Difficulty faced in accessing information by Lao workers in Thailand has been cited as one of the reasons for the slow pace of their registration and upgrade of nationality status in the neighbouring country.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:55:50
    Hydropower construction 90% complete
    Construction of the Xayaboury run-of-river hydropower project on the Mekong River has been 90 per cent completed with commissioning for commercial operation slated for next year, the project developer informed the nation’s President Bounnhang Vorachit on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Lao Telecom plans $50m network upgrade to boost services
    LAO Telecom, the country’s leading telecommunications operator, plans to invest US$50 million this year to continue improving and expanding the telecommunications system for better services.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Health experts from Laos, Thailand confer on internal medicine
    HEALTH experts from Laos and Thailand along with health officials under the Ministry of Health have held a meeting in Vientiane to discuss the provision of better healthcare in the field of internal medicine.
    Economy
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Trang politician’s son charged over rape, procurement of 13-year-old girl
    A LOCAL POLITICIAN’S son, who allegedly lured the 13-year-old Lao daughter of one of his father’s rubber plantation workers to be raped by an alleged 33-year-old drug dealer has been charged with three serious crimes, Palian superintendent Pol Colonel Songkiat Thongsong said yesterday.
    national
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    AEC Feed
    Laos to enjoy better economic growth by 2021
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Let’s build our next coal-power plant in Cambodia
    As with the hydroeletricity coming from Laos, our other neighbour can reap income from shipping energy to the Thai south 
    opinion
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 11:24:58
    Trang governor sends help to Lao family after daughter’s alleged rape
    The governor of Trang has extended assistance to a Lao family after the 13-year-old daughter was allegedly raped.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:43:14
    Money-laundering warrants pending over Lao brothers’ Bt98m
    Nong Khai police will in two weeks apply for arrest warrants related to money-laundering charges for Lao siblings who were caught trying to cross the border into Laos from Nong Khai with more than Bt98 million in undeclared Thai banknotes in December.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 09:40:10
    Laos-China railway ‘20.3 per cent complete’, compensation still unpaid
    Construction of the 409-km Laos-China railway was 20.3 per cent complete as of December 2017 after a whole year of operations, Lao authorities in charge said last week.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 07:13:33
    Laos-China Belt and Road Cooperation Forum kicks off
    Laos-China Belt and Road Cooperation Forum kicked off in Vientiane on Friday, with a focus on development and cooperation between the two neighboring countries.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    VN border trade decree opens new doors
    IN A NEWLY issued decree, the Vietnam government has made a clear effort to boost inland border-trade quotas and the overall trading situation for Vietnamese residents living in the border areas next to Vietnam, China, Laos and Cambodia.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 10:16:50
    Increase cooperation ‘will benefit Lancang-Mekong inhabitants’
    The Lancang-Mekong River, which stretches for nearly 5,000 kilometres, plays such a big part in our lives. It is a gift from nature and embodies a natural bond of mutual support.  Our cooperation came into being because of our shared river, and the proper use of water resources shall thus be one of our priorities in cooperation.
    opinion
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 18:29:05
    Toon’s charity funds distributed to hospitals
    The Phramongkutklao Hospital will be the biggest recipient of funds raised from the epic charity run by Artiwara Kongmalai, better known as Toon Bodyslam.
    national
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