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Lao Red Cross Gives Flood Victims’ Families Over 1 Billion Kip

(KPL) The Lao Red Cross presented last week over 1.04 billion kip as relief aid to over 1,400 flood victims' families in 9 villages in Sanamxay district, Attapeu Province. Sanamxay district was heavily flooded following the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Na...Read More

Japanese-Funded School Construction Project in Oudomxay Province

(KPL) The Government of Japan has handed over a school which was financed and constructed by the Japanese Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) in Namo District, Oudomxay Province.The handover ceremony was held on 16 January, 20...Read More

UK Grants US$ 4.5 Million Support For UXO Clearance Efforts In Laos

(KPL) The UK government has provided a grant support of US$ 4.5 million for efforts to remove unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the Lao PDR.A Memorandum of Understanding on the UK's support was signed in Vientiane on Jan 14 between Director General of the N...Read More

Lao Real Estate Expo 2019 To Be Held In March

(KPL) The Expo 2019, the first of its kind, will be held at the Don Chan Palace Hotel on 1st and 2nd of March with more than 40 property companies expected to join the event.

The 2019 Expo is a great platform for property-related businesses to increase sales and to promote their brands, said James Whitehead, CEO of Laos' leading general classifieds website and Laos' first-ever specialized real estate portal &

Attendees of the coming expo will be offered a unique opportunity to view a range of property investment options in one room over two days ranging from plot land options, houses, villas, condos, construction firms, architectural designers, and property services and advice.

First home buyers will also benefit from a range of home loan options, and specific legal and insurance advice, said Mr Whitehead. Those seeking international investment, travel, immigration and education options will also benefit from a range of exhibitors advertising opportunities in destinations such as Australia, USA, Europe, Malaysia and Thailand - to name a few.

A dedicated seminar room will also offer a free opportunity for potential property buyers to learn about taxes, valuations, land laws, investment considerations, market trends and how to finance a home safely, among many other topics.

As a sideline event, over 20 seminars will be conducted by representatives of Laos' leading real estate agents, property development experts, economists, lawyers, financiers and government officials.

The event is now over 70% sold out for exhibitors and sponsors, thanks to a huge effort from the sales and marketing team, and we have already registered over 1300 local and international guests to join us next month, said Mr. Whitehead.

Digital Classified Group (DCG), the Australian-based parent company of & has successfully ran similar expos in several other markets internationally, including Cambodia and Papau New Guinea, with a track record of well over USD $80 million worth of property sales at those various events, 30,000 attendees and over 200+ exhibitors.

The coming real estate investment expo will bring together the nation's top property developers, architects, builders, real estate agencies, plot land vendors, banks offering home loans, insurance companies, law firms and even international property investments.

The event is expecting over 3,000 local and international attendees. Laos' best luxury car brands and related businesses will also exhibit at the entrance of the event.

The Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry is proud to be a partner of the first ever specialized real estate investment expo in Laos. Ultimately, events such these will develop the whole sector and the wider economy, sharing information, best-practices, business connections and generating a wider consumer base for exhibitors and sponsors, across both local and international networks, said Vice President of the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI), Mrs Chanthachone Vongxay.

Source; Lao News Agency

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App-facilitated Land Tax Payment Service Launched

(KPL) The Department of Tax has launched a system that ensures land tax payment isbank-based, safe, and fast.To improve tax payment mechanism and method for convenience, verifiability and ensure the integration of tax revenue information system, the De...Read More