Laos’ capital plans 30 large-scale development projects from 2021 to 2025

Laos’ capital plans 30 large-scale development projects from 2021 to 2025 Vientiane authorities have pledged to carry out 30 large-scale development projects from now until 2025 in a bid to accelerate the Lao capital’s economic growth. Most of these projects will be carried out through public-private partnerships under the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) model as the government […]

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Huawei helps build 1st smart expressway in Laos, 110 km Vientiane-Vangvieng Expressway

Huawei helps build 1st smart expressway in Laos, 110 km Vientiane-Vangvieng Expressway The Vientiane–Vangvieng Expressway, the country’s first expressway, jointly developed by Yunnan Construction and Investment Holding Group (YCIH) and the Lao government and officially opened on Sunday, is also Laos’ first smart expressway with Huawei technology, said the Chinese tech giant. Huawei cooperating with […]

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Thai Government warns Laos over its Sanakham dam plan close to Loei’s Chiang Kan district

Thai Government warns Laos over its Sanakham dam plan close to Loei’s Chiang Kan district The government threatened on Tuesday not to buy electricity from Sanakham dam in Laos after it learned the project might affect the Mekong River. “The country’s territory is our paramount concern,” Somkiat Prajamwong, secretary-general to the Office of National Water […]

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China-Laos railway seals roof of its largest Vientiane station building

China-Laos railway seals roof of its largest Vientiane station building The roof-sealing ceremony for the Vientiane Station’s main building of the China-Laos Railway was held in Lao capital Vientiane on Thursday. This marked the successful completion of the main structure’s construction and the start of the station’s secondary structure’s construction and decoration. The Vientiane Station, […]

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Laos eagerly anticipates opening of Vientiane-Vangvieng section of its first expressway, the China-Laos expressway

Laos eagerly anticipates opening of Vientiane-Vangvieng section of its first expressway, the China-Laos expressway The Vientiane–Vangvieng section of the China-Laos expressway, to be the country’s first expressway, is currently preparing for its opening to traffic. The section is about 110 km long, designed as a two-way four-lane expressway with a design speed of 80 km […]

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