Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Representatives of government agencies, the private sector, civil society and development partners yesterday participated in the second Sector Working Group on Agriculture and Rural Development (SWG-ARD) meeting of 2018. 

CHAMPASSAK, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Authorities and residents of Champassak province, especially those living in Hang Sadam and Hang Khon villages, Khong district, recently agreed to extend the conservation zone of the Mekong Dolphin, making it seven times larger.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - June 18 is Lao Medics Day, focusing on encouraging medical staff to improve their skills so they can become nationally accepted and leaders in their profession.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Mrs Bouavieng Phetthalanekham, who has been interested in agriculture since she was young, recently won several awards for her perseverance and success in various businesses including her organic farm.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The State Enterprise for Agricultural Service (SAS) of Laos has signed a deal with the Guangzhou Zhongheyuan Agriculture Development Co., Ltd. (GZAD) of China and UAB Global Limited (UAB) of Hong Kong to set up the CSU Agricultural Innovation Group (CSU) for livestock industry investment and market development. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Authorities are currently preparing documents, measures and regulatory and legal framework for the proposed registration of a government bond on the Lao Securities Exchange (LSX).

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Over 100 local people and officials gathered in Vientiane on Saturday for activities to mark Asean Dengue Day and support Laos’ battle against the deadly virus, with 1,089 cases and two deaths reported so far this year.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government invested over 2 trillion kip in 1,600 projects relating to rural development and poverty eradication in 2016 and 2017, authorities in charge told the National Assembly (NA) recently.

BANGKOK (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The next Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam (CLMV) Summit will be held in Vientiane in 2020 when Laos will chair the summit, while Cambodia will chair the 9th Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) Summit.

BOKEO (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Although small and landlocked, Laos is full of strong traditions and customs that are regularly practised among its 49 ethnic groups.