Wednesday, March 31, 2021

March 2021 - News Roundup ລວມຂ່າວ ເດືອນມີນາປີ2021

Government of Laos Dissolves Ministry of Science and Technology
Laotian Times, March 1, 2021

National Games in Laos postponed again due to Covid-19 concerns
Vientiane Times, March 3, 2021

How Laos is overcoming landlockedness and bolstering growth
East Asia Forum, March 5, 2021

Researchers solve more of the mystery of Laos megalithic jars
University of Melbourne, March 10, 2021

Small-to-Medium Size Businesses Fail in Laos as Tourism Drops Amid COVID Fears
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2021

Laos Increases Electricity Costs Despite Producing More Electricity
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2021

The Victims of Agent Orange the U.S. Has Never Acknowledged
New York Times, March 16, 2021

People entering Laos advised to wear 'out-smart' bracelet for Covid-19 contact tracing
The Straits Times, March 16, 2021

Laos Grants 25-Year Power Grid Concession to Chinese-Majority Firm
The Diplomat, March 17, 2021

Lao Worker Kills Chinese Employer Who Scolded, Abused Subordinates
March 19, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines shipped by COVAX facility arrive in Lao PDR
US Embassy in Laos, March 20, 2021

New Laos president faces rising China debt and battered economy
Nikkei Asia, March 23, 2021

Rainforest Trust is Saving Habitat in Laos for the Rare Asian Unicorn
Rain Forest Trust, March 23, 2021

Vietnam gifts Laos a $111m parliament building
Global Construction Review, March 24, 2021

Laos’ Austerity Fantasies Reveal the Communist Party’s Weaknesses
The Diplomat, March 26, 2021

Five-Day Lao New Year Holiday Dates Announced
Laotian Times, March 28, 2021

Lao govt issues notice suspending certification of forest areas
The Star, March 31, 2021