EU data protection regulation will be effective this May

May 8, 2018 Business News, News

The European Parliament passed the General Data Protection Regulation in April 2016, and it will become enforceable in May 2018. Once in force, the regulation will require every organization that offers products or services to EU citizens, as well as those handling data of EU citizens, to adhere to a strict set of data privacy […]

Increase of the minimum wage – approved by PM

April 26, 2018 Business News, News

Photo cr: Work Live Laos The Prime Minister has approved a minimum wage increase from LAK900,000 to LAK1,100,000. The pay rise is expected to take place from 1 May this year when Laos celebrates International Labour Day.  The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare has been assigned to play an active role in coordinating with […]

ECCIL joined the annual High Level Policy Dialogue

October 30, 2017 Business News, News

ECCIL was invited to join the annual High Level Policy Dialogue which took place on October 26th at the National Convention Center and was chaired by H.E. Deputy Prime Minister Somdy Duangdy. The event had more than 200 participants; the Chamber was represented by its Vice President, Mr. Jack Shehan, Board Director Mr. Martin Forsen, […]

Sixth International Conference on Water Resources and Hydropower Development in Asia. Conference and Exhibition in Vientiane, Laos from 1st to 3rd March 2016

November 30, 2015 Business News

The conference took place in the National Convention Center. More than 500 delegates from 50 countries attended and wide-ranging discussions took place on all aspects of water resources development of particular relevance to the Asian region. Delegates will represent major utilities, hydro plant developers, consulting practices and manufacturing companies, as well as financial and environmental […]

Position paper on European Economic Diplomacy

September 23, 2015 Business News

While Europe and the member states have some of the strongest diplomatic relations globally, they often fail to use such relations to help business. It is therefore necessary to implement a European Economic Diplomacy. The European Business Organizations’ World Wide Network (EBOWWN) of which ECCIL is a member has developed a position paper on the […]

Outlook for Key Emerging Asian Markets mid-year 2015

July 28, 2015 Business News, private

This paper by the Economist Intelligence Unit provides an analytical insight into how a variety of political and economic factors can affect business in individual countries and across Asia. At the moment Asia is the only economic region recording fast rates of growth. Click document here...

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