Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:15
Laos facing food security challenges following extreme weather
Laos’ attempts to strengthen food security are facing major challenges after almost 600 irrigation projects were affected by heavy flooding during tropical storms Son-tinh and Bebinca last month.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:21
Laos facing increasing drought impacts
CLIMATE CHANGE is expected to bring increasingly severe drought conditions to Laos, with agricultural yields possibly falling by 10 per cent by 2020 and 30 per cent by the year 2050.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:00
Laos facing severe lack of skilled workers
Laos' development efforts are being hindered by a severe shortage of skilled workers and general labourers, which is causing financial problems, according to a senior official from the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU).
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 00:00
Laos facing large revenue shortfall
Laos faces rising debt if, as expected, it fails to achieve its tax-revenue target for the fiscal year 2012-13 which ends this month, according to the Ministry of Finance.