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Seek Permission before flying your Drone, Ministry warns

The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications has warned drone owners to seek permission from the relevant authorities before flying their drones – if not, the owners will face penalties.
Date: 17 December 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Vientiane Times

NA Members press Government to review Intellectual Property Policy

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.
Date: 17 November 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Vientiane Times

New Law to promote, control Technology Transfer

The government has presented a draft Law on Technology Transfer to the National Assembly for approval with the hope that its promulgation will ensure coordinated management and systematic technology transfer throughout the country.
Date: 06 November 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Vientiane Times

Telephone Number Registry Checks planned as Decree Drafted

A planned review of all mobile telephone numbers registered for use via the nation's mobile SIM cards is to be led by the Ministry of Post and Communications aiming to ensure records are up to date.
Date: 07 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Vientiane Times

E-commerce set to boom in Laos but no Laws to regulate Sector

The e-commerce market in Laos is set to take off amidst the rapid growth of internet penetration in the region but the country still does not have laws to regulate such activities, experts have noted.
Date: 17 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Vientiane Times

NA supports Enactment of Data Protection Law

While National Assembly (NA) members spoke in support of enacting the Law on Data Protection, many expressed confusion as to whether this law differed from the Law on ICT and Law on Cyber Crime.
Date: 14 May 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Vientiane Times

Laos to fight against Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property

Laos highly respects its obligations to protect cultural heritage, in particular its movable cultural heritage, after the country accepted the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the illicit trafficking of cultural property at the end of 2015.
Date: 21 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Vientiane Times

Authorities to take Action against Illegal ICT Devices

Authorities are set to take action to address illegal and unsafe information and communication technology (ICT) devices after learning that substandard products have been imported illegally, creating safety concerns.
Date: 04 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Vientiane Times

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Thailand, Cambodia discuss Nationality Verification for Migrant Workers

PHNOM PENH, Feb 14 (NNT) - Thailand's Labor Minister Adul Sangsingkeo and his Cambodian counterpart Ith Samheng discussed the nationality verification for undocumented migrant workers.

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ASEAN: Terrorism most serious Security Threat to Region

SINGAPORE, Feb 6 (Bernama) - The ASEAN Defence Ministers today unanimously identified terrorism as the most serious security threat to the region.

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ASEAN unanimously agreed on KSCIP Initiative

SINGAPORE, Feb 6 (Bernama) - All 10 ASEAN countries have agreed with the King Salman Center for International Peace (KSCIP) initiative, said Malaysian Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

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Connectivity determinant to promote ASEAN-Indian Economic Cooperation

New Delhi, India, Jan 27 (ANTARA News) - Combined population of nearly 2 billion of the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN) and India could make southern Asian region a potential economic grouping.

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Chile, Thailand, ASEAN step up Cooperation on Anti-Money Laundering Campaign

BANGKOK, Jan 24 (NNT) - Thailand and Chile are organizing an international workshop on a joint anti-money laundering campaign.

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ASEAN-India Leaders vow to broaden Cooperation

Asean and Indian leaders agreed yesterday to enhance their strategic partnership and broaden cooperation in various fields to drive economic development in the two regions, the Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.

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Laos, Myanmar vow to cement Ties, sign Three Cooperation Deals

The governments of Laos and Myanmar agreed yesterday to enhance bilateral ties and cooperation during Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith’s official visit to the country.

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ASEAN Chair: Singapore will do its best to take the Group forward

SINGAPORE, Jan 13 (Bernama) - As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Chair this year, Singapore will do its best to take the group forward, pledged Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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18 Entertainment Venues to be moved further from University

As many as 18 entertainment venues will have to move from their location near the National University of Laos after they were deemed to be a distraction to students.

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Indonesia, Vietnam play Great Role in strengthening ASEAN Cooperation: Envoy

Jakarta, Jan 5 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia and Vietnam have jointly played a great role in strengthening ASEAN cooperation and creating regional peace, security and stability particularly with regard to conflict in the South China Sea, Vietnamese Ambassador to Indonesia Hong Anh Tuan said.

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ASEAN welcomes New Secretary-General for 2018-2022

MANILA, Jan 3 (PNA) - Dato Paduka Lim Jock Hoi, a top trade official and diplomat from Brunei Darussalam, has assumed office as the new Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Monday.

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PHL Mission to the UN hands over Chairmanship of ASEAN Committee to Singapore

GENEVA, Dec 28 - Capping an anniversary year that saw the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) further enhance its engagement with the UN and other International Organizations in Geneva, the Permanent Mission of the Philippines handed over the chairmanship of the ASEAN Committee in Geneva (ACG) to Singapore during a meeting held at the WTO on December 26.

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