Year-on-year inflation in Laos rose to 30.01 percent in August - the highest recorded in more than two decades.
According to reports, Malaysia has agreed with Thailand’s idea of setting up a joint working panel to discuss a network linking China, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.
A large chunk of investment money has funded the Laos-China railway, the Vientiane-Vangvieng expressway, the Saysettha Development Zone, among other projects.
Eleven of the 13 companies who have added to the government’s budget have carried out transactions in digital currency; 10 have handed over US$4.5 million in copyright fees.
Visiting deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman said a number of projects are being taken up