Government officials from the central provinces together with development partners are meeting in Vientiane to discuss the draft of a law on climate change.
The Bank of the Lao PDR has warned members of the public to beware of unauthorised bank accounts after learning that some people have been tricked into making transactions with fake banks.
The government is amending the Mineral Law to better regulate the mining sector in the interests of sustainable development.
Suspected Lao drug lord Xaysana Keophimpha, who was arrested in Thailand last month, will be subject to Thai law and the Lao government is unlikely to ask for his extradition, the government spokesman has said.
Owners of land use rights for the remaining 167 plots along the 450 Year Road in Vientiane are still refusing to accept the compensation offered in return for the land they lost to the US$104 million highway, an official ...
Oudomxay provincial authorities are registering foreigners and issuing them with temporary work permits in a bid to regulate the increasing number of undocumented migrant workers in the province.
A lack of awareness concerning intellectual property has led to the loss of rights to a patent by numerous micro businesses, leading the National Assembly to ask the government to re-consider its policy.
Officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and Central provinces gathered in Vientiane on Thursday for discussions about the draft of the domicile allocation and stable vocation law of Lao people, and to pro ...
Eleven laws will be enacted by 2020 to facilitate revenue collection while also plugging loopholes that could lead to fiscal leaks.
The organising committee of this year's Vientiane boat racing festival will conduct regular checks to seek out opportunists looking to charge high prices for parking.
MANILA, Nov 16 (PNA) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member-states will work towards providing an enabling environment for inclusive business imperative for the region’s economic community-building efforts.
MANILA, Nov 15 (PNA) - Leaders from the countries participating at the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on Tuesday have instructed its ministers and negotiators to intensify efforts in 2018 to bring the RCEP negotiations to conclusion.
MANILA, Nov 14 (PNA) - The year 2017 witnessed ASEAN efforts to beef up its free trade agreements (FTAs) with its international stakeholders gaining ground.
MANILA, Nov 14 - The ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN BAC), composed of three CEOs/Presidents of private companies per ASEAN Member State, met with ASEAN Leaders led by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on 13 November 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center. Mr. Jose Ma. A. Concepcion III from the Philippines, the 2017 Chair of ASEAN-BAC and Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship, led the private sector.
Nov 13 - The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) has initiated various activities throughout 2017 to promote human rights to the peoples of the region.
MANILA, Nov 14 (PNA) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) reaffirmed its cooperation with Japan, Korea, and China during the 20th ASEAN Plus Three (APT) Commemorative Summit on Tuesday, November 14.
MANILA, Nov 13 (PNA) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China have agreed to start negotiations on a code of conduct on the South China Sea, Malacañang said Monday.
President Bounnhang Vorachit and visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to work together to take the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between Laos and China to a new level.
MANILA, Nov 13 (PNA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to deepen cooperation with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in various areas such as maritime security, defense, trade, infrastructure development, combating terrorism, disaster risk reduction and cultural exchanges.
MANILA, Nov 13 (PNA) - President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said the Philippines fully supports the ASEAN Business Advisory Council’s (ABAC) strategic action agenda to empower micro, small and medium industries (MSMEs) towards greater participation in the global value chain.
MANILA, Nov 13 (PNA) - President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, November 13, formally opened the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Summits, emphasizing on regional and international security as the main agenda.
HONG KONG, Nov 13 (Bernama) - The just-signed ASEAN-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will enable Malaysia to attract more Hong Kong investors to its shores, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
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