Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Ms Phaengphone Khanthayongthong is the 92nd person to be named a national hero and has become the 23rd woman in Laos to be honoured with this title. This recognition of her valour did not happen by chance but acknowledged the personal sacrifices she made for the revolutionary task.   

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Chinese businesses are interested in cooperating with Lao companies to carry out feasibility studies on agriculture and industrial production to boost bilateral trade and investment in Laos.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - A new Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Champassak province known as “Maha Nathi Sithandone” will not be able to proceed without the completed compensation for affected villagers according to the head of the provincial SEZ authority.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Roads are a necessity to connect visitors to tourist attractions as senior government officials proposed resolutions to issues to the Deputy Prime Minister recently.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos still needs more funding to see vocational technical contestants participate in an Asean-level vocational skills competition.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The nations of Laos and France have promised to further strengthen bilateral relations including in the fields of human resource development and health.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - “What do you plan to do when you retire?" This is a common question among senior people working in an office environment.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - A number of car dealers in Vientiane have renewed marketing strategies to boost sales of their vehicles as they have been hit by lack of purchasing power in the capital.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos is set to prioritise the implementation of the amended Law on Intellectual Property (IP), especially for copyright and related rights as part of avoiding any illegal violations of trade commitments, signified by the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The number of newly registered and expanded businesses in the capital increased almost threefold during the first six months of the year.