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Lao State Workers Go Without Salaries, Even After PM’s ...

State employees in many provinces of Laos have not received their January salaries in violation of a recent government mandate that the workers be paid on the 25th of every month, indicating that the directive may be a toothless effort to resolve a lon...Read More

Lao Telecom To Invest US$ 17.8 Million This Year

Lao Telecom will invest US$17.8 million this year to expand mobile broadband and fixed broadband networks to better serve internet demand in the country.Last year, Lao Telecom raked in 1.86 billion kip, a 1.4% increase from 2017, and a net profit of 3...Read More

China-Laos Railway To Complete 90 Percent Bridge, Tunnel Construction ...

VIENTIANE, Laos, Over 90 percent of the tendered bridge and tunnel projects of the China-Laos railway will be completed by the end of 2019, the construction company, said.Li Bingxuan, general manager of the Laos-China Railway Co., Ltd. (LCRC), said, d...Read More

Laos Seeks To Become Regional Hub For Electricity Transmission By 2025

VIENTIANE, Laos, Laos is developing a strategic plan to become the network centre for a regional electricity transmission system by 2025.According to local daily, Vientiane Times, on Thursday, Sichard Boudshakittilath, director of the Energy Managemen...Read More

Advancing EU-ASEAN Partnership For Sustainability

(KPL) In January I joined Federica Mogherini, the EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, in Brussels as she co-chaired the 22nd EU-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting. It was an impressive occasion, and the best attended such gathering...Read More