Monthly news recap, February, 2015

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Monthly news recap, February, 2015

Postby brinch » Tue Mar 03, 2015 7:13 pm

Here are some of the news making headlines in February, 2015.

Discover one of the most romantic places in the world: Luang Prabang. Paris may still be the most romantic city on earth to hold a wedding, but Luang Prabang now ranks as 11. Read more.

Minimum wages to increase by up to almost 50%: To help workers deal with rising living costs and labour moving to neighbouring countries like Thailand, the Laos government will raise minimum wages from April. Read more.

More tourists from China visit Laos these years: Although Thais still dominate the Laos visitor statistics, China now accounts for more than 400,000 visitors a year. Read more.
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Re: Monthly news recap, February, 2015

Postby laosTraveller » Tue Mar 10, 2015 6:56 pm

brinch wrote:Here are some of the news making headlines in February, 2015.

Minimum wages to increase by up to almost 50%: To help workers deal with rising living costs and labour moving to neighbouring countries like Thailand, the Laos government will raise minimum wages from April. Read more.
Laos should be careful. Because if minimum wages go up, so will overall costs, which will eventually cause inflation and hurt exports. But instead of raising wages, why not implement a law that requires Lao people who work in neighbouring countries, pay their taxes to the Laos government?

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