Business | Lao Tribune - Part 3

Category Business

Opinion Piece: “We are poor, not blind”

(KPL) In recent weeks, the Government of Lao PDR (GoL), has received a visit from a UN Special Rapporteur (SR), who holds a mandate on extreme poverty and human rights.According to information posted on his Facebook and Website, the SR has been travell...Read More

World Bank Provides Additional Financing for Lao PDR Disaster Recovery

VIENTIANE, April 4, 2019 � Two World Bank projects, currently helping Lao PDR to build climate resilient infrastructure and respond to flood-affected areas of the country, will receive additional financing totaling USD$50 million. Financing will become...Read More

Chinese Investors Scrambling to Buy Into Laos’ Boten SEZ Ahead ...

Laos' Boten Specific Economic Zone (SEZ) is enjoying strong interest from Chinese investors as the Lao-China railway nears completion, but local villagers are fearful of the rapid change. They say that the development will be good for the Chinese, but ...Read More

Lao PDR Granted Japanese Grant Aid Of USD 8.9 Million

(KPL) The government of Japan has provided grant assistance worth JPY 1 billion (USD 8.9 million) to the Lao PDR to support its socio-economic development.The signing ceremony for the Exchange of Notes on four grant aid projects was held at the Ministr...Read More

PM Thongloun Pays A Successful Visit To Germany

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith paid an official visit to the Federal Republic of Germany in response to the invitation of his German counterpart Angela Merkel between Mar 12 and 13.The visit is the first visit ever made by such a high ranking offic...Read More