Vientiane Times (Laos)
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The ‘Sustainable Power for the Nation’ painting competition announced overall winners at the Lao National Fine Arts Institute in Vientiane on Tuesday evening with more than 35 million kip awarded to deserving students.
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Party committees at various levels are undergoing efforts to strengthen their leadership capacity and roles while trying to address corruption and negative phenomena occurring at all levels.
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Jefferson Fellowship programme gives journalists from countries of the Asia-Pacific including the United States of America the chance to share experiences through a 3-week seminar and study tour that focuses on the diverse region.
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - A Chinese economic researcher has advised his own business operators to invest in Lao aviation after recognising the country’s potential for expansion.
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Some 11,274 meeting, incentive, conference and exhibition (MICE) travellers crossed from Laos to Thailand in 2016, an increase of 38.18 percent over the previous year.
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The police in Luang Namtha province this week stopped six trucks and confiscated illegally harvested timber at Boten international checkpoint, which was hidden inside the trucks which were crossing the province to a neighbouring country.
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and Thailand have reaffirmed their commitment to enhance development cooperation between the two countries in the field of state auditing after reaching an agreement.
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and Azerbaijan will proceed with mutual exemptions from visa requirements for holders of respective diplomatic passports that will come into force within 30 days after both sides inked an agreement to that effect.