The Laotian vice-minister of mines, Somboun Rasasombath, left, wants help from China's vice-minister of land, Wang Min, right. Photo: Eric Ng The Laotian vice-minister of mines, Somboun Rasasombath, left, wants help from China's vice-minister of land, Wang Min, right. Photo: Eric Ng
The Laotian vice-minister of mines, Somboun Rasasombath, left, wants help from China's vice-minister of land, Wang Min, right. Photo: Eric Ng

Laos looks to Beijing for minerals help

Country needs aid and assistance in surveying its mineral wealth as it struggles with finding the resources to regulate its mining industry

The Laotian vice-minister of mines, Somboun Rasasombath, left, wants help from China's vice-minister of land, Wang Min, right. Photo: Eric Ng The Laotian vice-minister of mines, Somboun Rasasombath, left, wants help from China's vice-minister of land, Wang Min, right. Photo: Eric Ng
The Laotian vice-minister of mines, Somboun Rasasombath, left, wants help from China's vice-minister of land, Wang Min, right. Photo: Eric Ng
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