Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos has confirmed that it will cooperate with other nations in the Greater Mekong Sub-region in a bid to eliminate malaria in the country by 2030.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The German government has agreed to give six million euros for the second tranche of the Lao Access to Finance Fund (LAFF) through the German Development Bank (KfW) for micro and small enterprises in Laos.

SINGAPORE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea told Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith in Singapore this week that Korea will extend further support and assistance to Laos, the Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The payment of compensation to everyone who has lost land or other property to make way for the Laos-China railway is expected to take place next year, before completion of the railway in 2021. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Minister of Health, Assoc. Prof. Dr Bounkong Syhavon7g, highlighted the significant successes of the nation’s health sector in his report to the cabinet’s monthly meeting for November.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Minister of Health, Assoc. Prof. Dr Bounkong Syhavong, highlighted the significant successes of the nation’s health sector in his report to the cabinet’s monthly meeting for November.

HANGZHOU, China (Vientiane Times/ANN) - “A trip to Hangzhou city isn’t complete without visiting West Lake,” said Ms Bounleua Bounsong, a journalist from a Lao newspaper who visited the city last month under the Discover China 2018 programme. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - A recent outbreak of H5N1 disease in Xekong province will not impact negatively on poultry exports because the birds there are not used for export, a senior official has said.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Local implementation of the regional Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration (ATMI) project on food security and promoting inclusiveness among the Lao smallholder farm sector has been reviewed following the government’s recent approval.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Young Entrepreneurs Association of Laos (YEAL) is keen to inspire young entrepreneurs as well as include them in social activities that benefit the education and health sectors.