Phnompenh Post

Cambodian-Lao coal power deal an environmental worry

With plans for cross-border electricity grids growing in the region, Laos is banking on hydropower exports to earn revenue. But a recent deal to also sell coal power generated in Laos to Cambodia has sparked environmental concerns over this trade.Last month, Cambodia’s state-owned utility firm ...

THE STRAITS TIMES (SINGAPORE)/ASIA NEWS NETWORK
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodian-lao-coal-power-deal-environmental-worry

IFC agrees $87.5M loan for Vietnam, Lao tourism

Bim Land Joint Stock Company, a property developer under BIM Group, has reached an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, for a loan of up to $87.5 million to develop tourism infrastructure in Vietnam and Laos.Tourism is ...

Vietnam News
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ifc-agrees-875m-loan-vietnam-lao-tourism

Kingdom okays 2,400MW power purchase from Laos

A cabinet meeting on Wednesday decided that the government will purchase 2,400MW of electricity from Laos.A briefing document uploaded by government spokesman Phay Siphan to his Facebook page confirmed this.It said Cambodia will buy exclusive power from two coal-fired power plants in Laos – TSBP ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-okays-2400mw-power-purchase-laos

Cambodian Government waiting for Laos to proceed with border dispute

The government of Cambodia is still waiting for Vientiane’s Terms of Reference (ToR) to proceed with the delivery of a joint letter requesting that the French government supply maps and other related documents to settle a border dispute with Laos, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and ...

Mech Dara

Lao garment industry continues to face challenges

VIENTIANE TIMES/ANN: Local clothing manufacturers are encountering ongoing hurdles to survive and thrive, according to the Association of the Lao Garment Industry.Customers want quality products and the manufacturers hold little power to bargain as their costs rise while the prices received remain constant, the association’s ...

Vientiane Times

Developer spends $200M on SEZ in Lao capital

(Vientiane times/ANN) The developer of the That Luang Marsh Special Economic Zone in Laos has spent $200 million on the project’s development since it began operations in 2012.More ...

Vientiane Times

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