Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told the information, culture and tourism sectors to take action to remove all barriers hindering the development of the sector.

OUDOMXAY, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Combating drug trafficking, boosting agricultural production for the railway project and strengthening party leadership are some of the significant highlights of President Bounnhang Vorachit’s visit to Oudomxay province on Thursday.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - As the construction of the China-Laos Railway project continues, residents are preparing themselves for the big changes this new connectivity will bring to their area. People living along the upcoming railway know that it will bring huge changes to their livelihoods.

BOKEO, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - To be in a tree house, on a hill, 20 metres above the ground caused me to be simultaneously scared and excited. I could barely look down but at the same time I was thrilled to see the lovely green view on the doorstep of my lodgings. 

CHAMPASSAK, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Jhai Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative (JCFC) plans to produce a large quantity of its new coffee soap product to sell to other provinces after strong sales in the local market in Pakxong district, Champassak province. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - A Japanese furniture maker has formed a business partnership with its Lao counterpart to produce wooden products to suit the Japanese market.

XIENG KHUANG (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Phongsavanh Group and the Lao Front for National Development (LFND) took villagers and officials on a four-day study tour to agricultural development centres in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai provinces of Thailand to study production for trade and management methods.

XAYABOURY, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Visitors to or residents of the country shouldn’t miss the opportunity to meet and greet the highly-intelligent pachyderms of the northern province of Xayaboury at the annual Elephant Festival this weekend.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos will remain the youngest country in Asia until 2030, yet our landlocked nation continues to struggle to develop a skilled labour force to benefit fully from this demographic dividend as well as regional economic integration.

SAVANNAKHET, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Vientiane province plans to turn the border town of Sanakham into a new commercial area where farmers can sell their agriculture produce to Thai tourists, according to a senior provincial official.