Mekong Monitor

8 August, 2019

Photo credit: Vietnam News/Asia News Network   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   LAOS, THAILAND Daily freight train service launched between Laos and Thailand (5 August 2019) Laos and Thailand recently began operating a freight

Mekong Monitor

18 July, 2019

Photo credit: Vietnam News/Asia News Network   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   VIETNAM Private sector minimum wage set to rise 5.5% next year (15 July 2019) The minimum wage in Vietnam’s private sector is

Mekong Monitor

11 July, 2019

Photo credit: Bangkok Post   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   LAOS, VIETNAM Thailand’s B. Grimm Group opens two solar farms in Vietnamn (5 July 2019) Thailand’s B. Grimm Group began operating two solar farms

Mekong Monitor

27 June, 2019

Photo credit: VNA   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   LAOS, VIETNAM Laos, Vietnam investment ministries to enhance cooperation (22 June 2019) Vietnamese planning and investment minister Nguyen Chi Dung’s working visit to Laos concluded

Mekong Monitor

20 June, 2019

Photo credit: baochinhphu.vn   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   VIETNAM, MYANMAR Laos and Vietnam to boost cooperation through infrastructure projects (18 June 2019) Vietnam is now Myanmar’s ninth largest trade partner with two-way trade

Mekong Monitor

13 June, 2019

Photo credit: Vietnam News   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   LAOS, VIETNAM Laos and Vietnam to boost cooperation through infrastructure projects (6 June 2019) Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith’s visit to Hanoi for talks

Mekong Monitor

30 May, 2019

Photo credit: Vientiane Times   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   LAOS, VIETNAM Laos aims to lower trade deficit with Vietnam to US$227 million in 2019 (24 May 2019) The Lao government hopes to lower

Mekong Monitor

23 May, 2019

Photo credit: VNA   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   THAILAND, LAOS Thailand may build two more bridges linking with Laos worth US$125 million (21 May 2019) Two more bridges over the Mekong river worth

Mekong Monitor

17 May, 2019

Photo credit: VNA   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   VIETNAM, MYANMAR Vietnam and Myanmar strive to reach US$1 billion in trade turnover (12 May 2019) Myanmar President Win Myint’s visit to Hanoi on May