(KPL) Understanding remains ambiguous on the meanings of some articles of law on penal and civil procedures, especially the construction of Article 67 of the Law on Criminal Procedure on the rights and duty of victims.
(KPL) Senior officials of the four member countries - Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam gathered in Luang Prabang on Apr 26-27 for the Forty-Fifth Meeting of the Joint Committee (JC) of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to deliberate on key issues and activities of the MRC.
The forest-sector reforms with the implementation of the Prime Minister’s Order No. 15 are providing a strong basis for achieving these goals
(KPL) Lao government met a budget deficit totaling 5,787 billion kip (USD 787.25 million) last fiscal year, despite a revenue collection of 26,159 billion kip (USD 3.24 billion), the Minister of Planning and Investment, Mr Souphanh Keomixay, said at the ongoing ordinary session of the NA this week in Vientiane Capital.
(KPL) The Minister of Finance, Mr Somdy Douangdy, stated at the ongoing 3rd Ordinary Session of the National Assembly on Wednesday that the government has stopped allowing tax officers receive tax payments in cash directly from taxpayers, as several new mechanisms have been developed to ensure tax payment can be made through banking systems and digital technology.
(KPL) Prime Minister of Vietnam, Mr Nguyen Xuan Phuc, accompanied by his delegation of senior officials, made his first ever official visit to Laos in response to his host counterpart on Wednesday, Mr Thongloun Sisoulith.
(KPL) Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Mr Somdy Douangdy, has said that six documents have been devised describing sub-laws by the Ministry of Finance over the past six months. These include the Prime Minister’s Decree No 15 on the allocation and management of position cars for leaders and the Prime Minister’s Order No 40 on the nationwide resurvey of state revenue sources.
(KPL) Twenty two government officials visited Japan as part of JENESYS 2016 (themed “Economics”), an exchange programme supported by the Japanese government.
(KPL) The Lao government has so far focused on improving and solving some problems in national development over the last two quarters of 2016, leading to the success of many focal works.
(KPL) Former Prime Minister Sisavath Keobounphanh paid a guidance visit to Vientiane Province on Apr 24-25.