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- Border patrols stepped up to prevent spread of virus
Local authorities around the country are stepping up border controls to prevent people entering Laos illegally from Thailand and avoiding screening for Covid-19.
It is common for returning migrants to enter Laos undetected by crossing the Mekong River at places where there are no immigration facilities. This means they are not screened for the virus or quarantined as the regulations require.......More >>>
- Saravan closes tourist attractions, entertainment venues
Saravan province has advised business operators to temporarily close tourist sites and entertainment venues as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
An official from the province’s Information, Culture and Tourism Department, who asked not to be named, said the closures would remain in force from April 14-30......More >>>
- Govt’s agenda designed to overcome economic distress
The government is drafting a national agenda to address financial and economic difficulties amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the nation’s growing debt burden. In the agenda, .....More >>>