Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Health experts from Asean member countries and development partners in the region met in Vientiane recently to discuss results from the evaluation of various types of equipment to analyse the quality of medicine. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government has announced that three districts will be upgraded into cities, a move aimed at advancing the administration and development of new cities.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - PTT Public Company Limited, a leading Thai fuel distributor has plans for massive business expansion in Laos six years after entering the market of 7 million consumers. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Lao Steel Group hopes to become a direct supplier to the Laos-China railway construction project, with negotiations still underway on the issue.

SAVANNAKHET, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) -The government is encouraging more Malaysian businesses to invest in several sectors in Laos, especially the 12 special economic zones spread across the country.  

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) -International residents and  visitors to Laos shouldn’t miss the festivities for Pi Mai Lao or the Lao New Year, which will be celebrated April 14-16.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) -Songkran (Thai New Year) or Pi Mai Lao (Lao New Year) is one of the most special occasions of the year, widely celebrated across many countries in Southeast Asia, including Thailand and the Laos.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - World Bank has projected that the nation’s economic growth will remain stable at 6.6 per cent this year and rise to 6.9 per cent next year.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) -- President Bounnhang Vorachit has offered his best wishes to all Lao citizens and foreigners living in Laos as well as people of Lao origin living overseas on the occasion of Lao New Year (Pi Mai Lao) which will be celebrated from April 14 to 16.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The nation’s economic growth is likely to be sustained this year and accelerate next year, while inflation will edge up according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).