Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - A journalist from Laos’ Lao Economic Daily, Somsavine Vongsisouphan, has been honoured for his outstanding efforts in the media during the Hemmaraj Award in Thailand last week.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and Japan will focus on key areas such as taxation and logistics to boost Japanese investments in the country. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos still has a long way to go to achieve reduction in logistics costs because of the country’s geographical location, the lagging status of road and transport infrastructure development and the use of an ageing truck fleet in the transportation of goods.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Value of raw tea exports in Laos is increasing steadily, with figures on track to exceed those registered last year.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Government officials met in the capital yesterday to learn about the Law on Treaties and International Agreements as part of concerted efforts to increase regulatory understanding among civil servants.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos is set to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions while becoming more resilient to negative impacts from climate change. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos needs ongoing support in the eradication of malaria by 2030 otherwise it may not achieve its target because of funding limitations, according to a leading official.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Promotion of single-door services, building capacity of local administrations and broadening partnerships at local level are among aims toward fostering governance and public administration reform (GPAR) in the country. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Unicef will provide a budget of more than 516 billion kip (US$ 62.8 million) to assist child support efforts and related infrastructure from 2017-2021.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Luang Prabang provincial authority has focussed on developing infrastructure to attract more domestic and foreign visitors to the province.