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May 7, 2021 Lao PDR

COVID-19 Announcements: Keeping you updated

In light of the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, ECCIL EuroCham Laos will be disseminating the announcemens of the Governement of Lao PDR, in order to update you in the most efficient way possible. The English translations are provided by ECCIL EuroCham team and might be subject to corrections by relevant authorities. Notice 0462/PMO, dated 5th May [...]
May 3, 2021 Lao PDR Economy

Macroeconomic management key to recovery in Lao PDR—ADB

The Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s (PDR) economy is expected to grow at 4.0% this year and 4.5% in 2022, supported by improved agriculture production and sustained power generation,which will offset a slow recovery in services amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) released today. The [...]
April 30, 2021 Lao PDR Economy

Government’s meeting April 2021: 5 keys issues discussed

H.E. Mr. Sonexay Siphandone presided over the second consultation meeting of the Economic Task Force Committee to address key issues of the impacts of the COVID-19. The meeting was held in 28th April 2021 at the Ministry of Planning and Investment, chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Planning and Investment and the Head [...]
April 30, 2021 Lao PDR

Help us raise funds for Vientiane Rescue Safe Transportation of COVID-19 patients!

As one of the few ambulance services available in Vientiane Capital, Vientiane Rescue are responsible for the transport of COVID-19 patients from the test site to the hospital where they will receive care.  Currently this means 20-50 extra transportations per day for the organization, run entirely by volunteers and heavily dependent on private donations. ECCIL [...]

Webinar on “Trade Mark Protection & Enforcement and Intellectual Property-Related Updates in Laos”

Together with the South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk and its External Expert, Dino SANTANIELLO - Head of Tilleke & Gibbins Laos, ECCIL EuroCham Laos hold a webinar in the topic of "Trade Mark Protection & Enforcement and Intellectual Property-Related Updates in Laos" yesterday 28th of April 2021. Attendees from Lao PDR, Thailand, Singapore and other countries from [...]
April 27, 2021 Lao PDR

COVID-19 Announcements: Keeping you updated

In light of the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, ECCIL EuroCham Laos will be disseminating the announcemens of the Governement of Lao PDR, in order to update you in the most efficient way possible. The English translations are provided by ECCIL EuroCham team and might be subject to corrections by relevant authorities. PMO 15, dated 21st of [...]
April 26, 2021 About ECCIL

Introductory meeting with the Heads of Mission to Lao PDR

Last week, Mr Peter FOGDE - President of ECCIL - and Ms Ayaka VU - Executive Director, were invited to attend the monthly EU MS HoMs meeting. Following the election of the new Executive Committee hold few weeks back, this introductory meeting was an opportunity to reiterate the objects of EuroCham to the Diplomatic corps [...]
April 22, 2021 Lao PDR, News

Vientiane Enters Lockdown Following COVID-19 Outbreak

The Prime Minister of Laos has ordered a 14-day lockdown for Vientiane Capital in the wake of a surge of coronavirus cases, while other provinces are urged to consider intensifying prevention measures. The nation’s capital announced over twenty new cases of Covid-19 today following an outbreak believed to have begun during the Lao New Year holiday period. [...]
April 19, 2021 Lao PDR

Lao wood processors eye new export markets

Lao wood processors will be better equipped to find new markets after attending a two-day workshop titled “Building Sustainable Sourcing and New Markets for Wood Products”. The workshop took place in Vientiane and was organised by the International Trade Centre, through the ARISE Plus Lao PDR project funded by the European Union (EU), in close [...]
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