Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The value of imports and exports from special and specific economic zones (SEZs) in Laos reached around US$679 million in 2018.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Lao Chemical Import and Export Joint Venture Company plans to invest US$90 million within five years to supply chemical products to various sectors in Laos. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government estimates that the revenue earned from foreign visitors will be US$876 million this year, a drop of 2.63 per cent compared to last year. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The fields of science, engineering, information technology, agriculture and pedagogy have been highlighted as education priorities with the government encouraging more students to register for these courses. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The new Chief Executive Officer of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) has described the intergovernmental organisation of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam as a big ship, which requires a new navigational system so that it can function more efficiently.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - As the first rays of the sun rose over the parade ground at the Kommadam Military Academy in Vientiane province yesterday, prior to a grand display to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Lao People’s Army, military units and vehicles assembled in impressive numbers. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Laos-Japan Institute at the National University of Laos (NUOL) is keen to partner with the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) to bolster the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The value of mineral production is expected to drop by 1.93 per cent this year, attributed to the fact that some large mines are slowing production in anticipation of closure next year.   

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Continuing bilateral cooperation and research is seeing the development of markedly improved crop seeds in Laos to meet quality demands in exports bound for China.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Health experts met in Vientiane on Thursday to discuss developments in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections (STI) around the country.