Laos business resources

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Laos

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Laos

Blended in the country’s tranquil tropical charm and original architectural styles, the Laotian culture is represented in the World Heritage Sites of the UNESCO through two sites of historic value, the remains around the Hindu temple of Vat Phou as well as the entire town of Luang Prabang, the old capital of Laos. Continue reading

Taxes in Lao PDR

Guide to taxes in Laos

Taxes in Laos are among the lowest in the region: a low corporate income tax, a low progressive income tax and a low VAT make the country attractive for business. The Lao taxation system is quite simple and straightforward to encourage investment in the country and help develop its burgeoning economy. Continue reading

Dam to produce hydroelectricity on the Mekong river

Energy for ASEAN’s less developed countries

The access to reliable and affordable sources of energy plays a critical role in the economic development of any country. This Bloomberg video presents the challenges of Myanmar and Laos to manage their energetic resources and develop their economy in relation with their Southeast Asian neighbors. Continue reading

Laos trade portal

Official Lao PDR trade portal

Engaged into the long-term development of Laos and integration in the global economy, the Lao government is committed to developing trade. It has therefore created an online trade portal, available in English, to help businesses and people in their trading operations in and out of Laos. Continue reading

Political Map of South East Asia

Free maps of ASEAN countries

Some maps might come in handy to illustrate your point in your website or blogs, so here is a collection of some free maps available around the web for South East Asia and each of the 10 ASEAN countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Continue reading