Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao, Vietnamese, Thai and French researchers met in Vientiane last week to discuss the impact of rapid changes in land use on ecosystem services in the context of climate change and economic transformation of the lower Mekong Basin. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Vientiane Agriculture and Forestry Department (VAFD) needs more than 67 billion kip ($7 million) in financial support to assist farmers to recover after large areas of crops were destroyed last month by Tropical Storm Bebinca. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - A Vietnamese businessman suspected of trafficking and trading in elephant ivory was recently arrested in Vientiane, police officers said.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Preparing local communities to take advantage of rail transport from the pending Laos-China project is the current focus of the Oudomxay province development strategy along with strengthening commercial crop production.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - A 50-year-old woman was killed by flash flooding in Khop district, Xayaboury province on early Tuesday morning following torrential rain whipped up by Tropical Storm Mangkhut.

BUDAPEST, Hungary (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and Hungary have vowed to strengthen bilateral relations and collaboration to a deeper level in various fields of cooperation. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Tims/ANN) - The Lao government looks set to face a number of challenges in keeping food prices under control in the coming months as crop yields may be hit by the devastating floods that have occurred around the country. 

VIENTIANE PROVINCE (Vientiane Tims/ANN) - Vientiane province has authorised a local company to develop Huaysarn waterfalls in Vangvieng district as a tourist destination.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Tims/ANN) - A business opportunity promotion conference hosted yesterday in Vientiane by China’s Panzhou City in Guizhou province gave Lao and Chinese participants the chance to develop more business openings and cooperation between people from the two countries.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Tims/ANN) - The United States is among the countries helping thousands of people affected by the recent floods in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province, so that their lives can soon return to normal.