Laos bans import of certain farm produce types World

Laos bans import of certain farm produce types

The Lao Government has banned the import of certain types of agricultural produce, livestock and fish, aimed at spurring the farming of these crops and animals in Laos to boost the economy and generate more revenue for farmers.
Lao Prime Minister to pay official visit to Vietnam Politics

Lao Prime Minister to pay official visit to Vietnam

Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh will lead a high-ranking delegation of the Lao Government to pay an official visit to Vietnam from January 8 to 10 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Minh Chinh.
New COVID-19 cases in Laos steep World

New COVID-19 cases in Laos steep

The Lao Health Ministry reported on January 2 that the country logged 644 new COVID-19 cases, including three imported ones, in the past 24 hours in 17 cities and provinces, and six deaths.
Laos intensifies COVID-19 fight measures World

Laos intensifies COVID-19 fight measures

The Lao Government has decided to implement further stringent control measures in a bid to prevent illegal entry and bolster preventive efforts at quarantine sites, especially locations designated to receive Lao workers from abroad.
Laos targets 3.8 billion USD from tourism revenue in 2021 ASEAN

Laos targets 3.8 billion USD from tourism revenue in 2021

The Lao government has set a revenue target of over 3.8 billion USD for the tourism industry in the next five years, with about 15 million tourists visiting the Southeast Asian country after the COVID-19 pandemic is under control.