July 23rd, 2015
Vientiane Times, July 23, 2015
Displaced villagers affected by the Savan-Seno Special Economic Zone (SSSEZ) in the central province of Savannakhet will receive appropriate compensation, a senior government official has assured. Deputy Head of the Secretariat of the Lao National Committee for Special Economic Zones, Mr Khanty Lokaphone made the assurance on Tuesday at a press conference held at the National Assembly (NA) in response to a question raised by an affected villager.
June 6th, 2015
Vientiane Times, 6 June 2015
More and more wood is being smuggled across the border from Laos and Cambodia to the southwestern boundary of Vietnam, according to a Vietnamese media report on Thursday. Vietnamese smuggling prevention agencies were quoted in the VietNamNet online newspaper as saying they had discovered many consignments of wood illegally imported from the two countries.
June 4th, 2015
VietNamNet Bridge, 4 June 2015
More and more wood is being smuggled across the southwestern border. Smuggling prevention agencies said they had discovered many consignments of wood illegally imported from Laos and Cambodia across the border.
June 3rd, 2015
Vientiane Times, 3 June 2015
A total of 23 mining companies had their business licences cancelled after failing to explain to the Vientiane authorities about their lack of commercial operation. The Vientiane Energy and Mines Department has told these companies to suspend excavation for rhyorite and limestone in Vientiane.
May 29th, 2015
Vientiane Times, 29th May 2015
Members of the Governance Sector Working Group (GSWG) gathered in Vientiane to share information and views on the topics of constitutional amendment and people’s participation and engagement in the justice system at the grass-roots level. The thematic workshop took place yesterday, chaired by the Ministry of Home Affairs’ Planning and Cooperation Department Director General Mr Nisith Keopanya. This was the third meeting of the GSWG this year, with the first meeting held in March and the second held in April.