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The Basics of Home Security D-I-Y / part 2.

In the last article we introduced the first five principles for do-it-yourself prevention of theft and break-ins at home specifically for urban capitals, tourist areas and special economic areas.  In this article we recommend more useful techniques that you can use to avoid unwanted events in and around your property.

The Basics of Home Security D-I-Y

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With rapid economic development in the region, even Lao PDR is not exempt from a rise in petty theft and robberies.  Often it seems
that thieves are a step ahead of the law and of protection technology.  Expatriates and Lao citizens are equal targets of crime, but expatriates often lack a local network and permanent presence within their homes.  In this and future articles we will explore what the average household in Vientiane can do to improve their security.

Naturally, we at Kerberos Security are continuously improving our products to  greatly decrease your changes of a brush with crime, but no system can offer complete protection 100% of the time.  However, there are steps you can take to improve the security of your home and personal effects.

Economic Pressures Causing Crime To Rise In Vientiane

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The number of crimes in Vientiane continues to rise despite police efforts to crack down on the criminals, according to a weekly report from Vientiane Police Headquarters on Wednesday.

From July 17-23, a total of 54 criminal cases were recorded in the capital, six more cases compared to the previous week, with robbery among the major crimes this week.

Some of the more brazen crimes recorded by police included: The robbery of Ms Mee Malayvieng, aged 24, a trader from Dongpalaep village in the capital’s Chanthabouly district. On July 17, she rode with her niece on a motorbike to visit her relatives in Donkoi village, Xaysettha district.

At around 2pm she went out from her relative’s house and shortly afterwards, two criminals followed her, using a motorbike without a number plate. The criminals rode their motorbike up beside her and used a sharp implement to threaten her before taking her motorbike, jewelry and other properties to escape the scene. Police are looking for the criminals.

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