Land

Korean Investment Sought in That Luang Lake Special Economic Zone

Korean real estate investment firm D&C Mineun held a week-long promotional seminar in Vientiane from 13 to 16 November where investors could discuss business opportunities within the That Luang Lake Special Economic Zone. Tax breaks and other incentives have been promised by the government of ...

Latsamy Phonevilay

Laos to See Mineral Earnings of USD 463 Million in Fourth Quarter

There are 124 mining companies operating 209 projects including exploration and processing of minerals, with 14 companies now constructing new facilities. From 2021 to 2025, Laos is expected to produce mineral products valued at USD 7.832 billion, increasing by four percent from the previous five ...

Latsamy Phonevilay

Nam Ou hydropower project developed by Chinese firm in Laos starts full operation

A ceremony was held here on Tuesday to start the full power generation of all seven plants of the Nam Ou River Cascade Hydropower Project developed by Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina). The power generation ceremony was held simultaneously by video conference in PowerChina’s ...

Xinhua

Chinese Investors Propose Laos-China-Vietnam Triangle Development

Authorities in Phongsaly Province have approved a feasibility study for the development and construction of a new Special Economic Zone at the borders of Laos, China, and Vietnam. The Chinese firm will survey a total of 250 square kilometers of land, including 100 square kilometers of ...

Phayboune Thanabouasy

Authorities Clarify Protest by Myanmar Laborers in SEZ

The Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone (SEZ) went into lockdown on Friday following the confirmation of community spread after some local workers left the zone. Authorities of the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone (SEZ) have issued a statement regarding a protest by laborers from Myanmar. The protest ...

Phayboune Thanabouasy

Migrant Workers Stranded by COVID-19 Lockdown Desperate to Leave Laos SEZ

Workers at a special economic zone (SEZ) in northern Laos that caters to Chinese gamblers are desperate to return to their homes amid an outbreak of the coronavirus that triggered a lockdown earlier this week, saying they haven’t been paid in months and can no ...

RFA

UXO clearance authority seeks more funding

The government has called for more support for UXO clearance operations, with 132,000 hectares of land having been surveyed and confirmed to be contaminated with unexploded ordnance.Director General of the National Regulatory Authority for UXO/Mine Action Sector under the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, ...

Phomphong Laoin

First Phase of Sithandone SEZ Development Project Underway

According to a report by Socio-Economic News, the first phase of the construction of the Sithandone Special Economic Zone project began in 2018 and is scheduled to be completed in 2025.Vice President of Sithandone Joint Development Co., Ltd, Mr. Laty Sisouphannavong, says the Sithandone SEZ has already ...

Phayboune Thanabouasy

Improving Tenure Security for Smallholder Farmers in Select Areas of Lao PDR [Video]

Global Land Tool Network Initiative introduced the `SALaR project` the Secure Access to Land and Resources funded by the Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development with a purpose to uplift rural smallholder farmers by improving land and natural resource conservation through collective land ...

Global Land Tool Network

Saysomboun, LuangPranbang, and Vientiane provinces agreed to boundary

The signing ceremony of the MOU on the boundary agreement between Saysomboun, Louangprabang, and Vientiane provinces was held on 2nd February in Saysomboun province in order to make the boundaries easier to govern. Read more on  ...

Laopattana

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