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 ...
Chinese Investors Scrambling to Buy Into Laos’ Boten SEZ Ahead of Railway
Laos’ Boten Specific Economic Zone (SEZ) is enjoying strong interest from Chinese investors as the Lao-China railway nears completion, but local villagers are fearful of the rapid change. They say that the development will be good for the Chinese, but not for the Laotians who ...
RFA’s Lao Service