• Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:10
    Laos' govt to inspect all dam standards, shelve new hydro projects
    The government has announced it will examine the safety standards applied to the construction of hydropower dams across the country following the deadly disaster caused by the collapse of a dam in Attapeu province.
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  • Wed, 06 Jan 2016 01:00
    Laos govt promises appropriate compensations
    Compensation payouts to the owners of land and other property that will be lost when the Laos-China railway is built will be dispensed under a prime ministerial decree, a senior government official has said.
  • Tue, 11 Feb 2014 00:00
    Laos govt branches 'need to improve for AEC'
    The government needs to improve in many fields in preparation for the country becoming a member of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) next year.
  • Tue, 31 Dec 2013 00:00
    Laos govt to revise mining policy
    The government will revise its mining policy with the aim to generate more revenue from mine concession projects, a senior government official has said.
  • Fri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00
    Laos govt suspends investment projects
    The Laos government has confirmed its plan to suspend 254 state investment projects will not affect economic growth, forecast at 8 per cent for 2013-2014, asking the parliament to approve the new suspension plan.
  • Mon, 21 Oct 2013 00:00
    Laos govt says reasons for crash 'still unknown'
    The government has instructed all those concerned to speed up recovery operations following the crash of the Lao Airlines plane in the country's Champassak province on Wednesday that killed all 49 people on board, including 28 foreign nationals.
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