• Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:19
    Ministry of Commerce to host regional forum
    The Ministry of Commerce will host the CLMVT (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand) Forum 2019 under the concept of “CLMVT as the new value chain hub of Asia”.
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  • Wed, 12 Jun 2019 01:00
    Unilever focuses on convenience
    UNILEVER Thailand views digitalisation as a new challenge to its fast-moving consumer products business, and also as an opportunity for the company to better serve its customers, says Robert Candelino, CEO of the Unilever Thai Group of Companies that also serve Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia.
  • Fri, 07 Jun 2019 20:30
    Pompeo to visit Bangkok, commit to Southeast Asia: official
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will recommit the United States on a visit to Bangkok to supporting the development of Southeast Asian nations in the face of a rising China, an official said Thursday.
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  • Wed, 05 Jun 2019 10:40
    B Grimm brings Laos hydropower plant on stream
    B Grimm Power Plc says operations at its 15-megawatt Nam Che hydropower plant in Laos were launched on Saturday.
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  • Thu, 30 May 2019 09:04
    Sub-standard construction blamed for Laos dam disaster
    THE XE PIAN-XE Namnoy dam disaster in southern Laos last July was caused by improper construction, an independent investigation has concluded.
  • Tue, 21 May 2019 10:47
    Vietnamese, Thai arrested with exotic Lao birds bound for Chatuchak Market
    A Vietnamese man and his Thai helper were arrested in Nakhon Phanom on Monday night while allegedly trying to smuggle a cache of exotic birds from Laos.
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  • Tue, 14 May 2019 14:34
    200,000 meth pills seized on Mekong bank in Mukdahan
    Navy troops seized 200,000 methamphetamine pills smuggled across the Mekong River from Laos to the riverbank in Mukdahan’s Wan Yai district on Monday night.
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  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    Lao electricity shapIng as main forex supplier
    ELECTRICITY generation looks set to take a leading role in supplying Laos with foreign exchange in the coming years, according to data from the Bank of the Lao PDR.
  • Sun, 12 May 2019 13:53
    Thailand apparently running low on garlic
    Two Thais and a Lao were arrested on Sunday in the border province of Mukdahan for allegedly smuggling garlic across the Mekong River.
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  • Sun, 12 May 2019 01:00
    Savannakhet temple harbours ancient palm leaf treasures
    SAVANNAKHET, Laos - Hortai Pidok, a repository of ancient Buddhist scripts, is the country’s most important storehouse of palm leaf books written in ancient Lao, Burmese Pali, and Khmer.
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  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    South Korea power company eyes opportunities in Laos
    THE KOREA Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) hopes to expand its power equipment business as well as explore other avenues of cooperation with Laos’ energy sector.
  • Thu, 09 May 2019 15:51
    Schneider appoints Thailand boss
    Schneider Electric, which works in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has appointed Tanapong Ittisakulchai as its new country president for Thailand to support the company’s growth in Thailand and Laos.
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  • Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
    Laos to conduct broad census on agriculture
    THE LAOS government will carry out a major agriculture survey this year, intending to use the findings as a reference for the next national socio-economic development plan from 2020-2025.
  • Thu, 02 May 2019 14:13
    Three Thais, two Lao men arrested on motorcycle theft charge
    Three Thais and two Lao men were arrested on Thursday as members of a gang that smuggled stolen motorcycles from Thailand to sell in Laos.
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  • Wed, 01 May 2019 11:21
    Mekong stakeout nets 480 kilos of marijuana
    Army troops seized 480 kilograms of marijuana smuggled across the Mekong River from Laos into Nakhon Phanom’s That Phanom district on Tuesday night. None of the drug runners was arrested.
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