Labor

Offshore recruitment and employment

Fighting Poverty by Protecting Landscapes

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the World Bank have launched a US$57 million Lao Landscapes and Livelihoods Project that will generate jobs and incomes in rural areas by promoting investment in environmentally sustainable and socially-responsible forest and landscape management, and in the preservation ...

KPL

More than 84,000 people driven into poverty due to pandemic

Statistics indicate that 84,418 people are unemployed and suffering severe financial hardship across the country as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, including many who have been laid off from jobs in other countries.The figures were obtained by village authorities after they surveyed poor and ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

63,000 Unemployed in Laos During Covid-19 Pandemic

Laos has an estimated 63,000 unemployed, including those already in the country and migrant workers who have returned to Laos due to the Covid-19 pandemic.According to a report by the KPL, the unemployment rate in Laos is expected to increase by 20 percent.Head of the Employment Promotion ...

Phayboune Thanabouasy

Lao job seekers must prove competency before working in Korea

Lao nationals seeking employment in the Republic of Korea need to undertake language proficiency and labour skills tests, local authorities have stressed. Each year, Korea permits 500 Lao people to take up jobs in the country after passing a labour skills test, following the 2016 agreement ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Govt eyes provision of more workers for Kuwait

The message was delivered by Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Dr Khampheng Saysompheng, during a visit on Tuesday by Kuwait Minister of Social Affairs and Labour and Minister of State for Economic Affairs, Mrs Hind Subaih Barrak Al-Subaih.During the official visit, the main focus ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

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