In the Spotlight
Lao PDR's Economic Growth to Contract in 2020, First Time Since Late 1980s
Economic growth of the Lao PDR will contract this year for the first time in decades, but will rebound next year as the country will start to recover from economic contraction caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, says a new...
Meeting the COVID-19 Pandemic Challenge in the Greater Mekong Subregion
With proactive planning and investment in health and other sectors—and the support of partners like ADB—the six countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) are meeting the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Building Dreams in the Lao PDR
The ADF-assisted Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project, has spurred a sharp rise in homestay and other tourism-based businesses in the southern part of Champasak Province, Lao PDR.