Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Lao government has declared the three districts of LuangPrabang, Savannakhet and Pakxe as cities as part of its efforts to reform public administration and state services across the country.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Finance in Laos is currently drafting a strategic plan for State-owned enterprises reforms after finding that many of them are not performing well.  

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Asian Development Bank has agreed to assist infrastructure development in Vientiane province’s Vangvieng district, a top tourist destination in Laos.  

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The World Bank has urged Laos to speed up financial reforms, warning that failure to achieve this objective may put the country at risk of facing macro-economic instability.   

OUDOMXAY, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) -Oudomxay Tourism Department is continuing to promote the province’s impressive caves and rainforest activities in a bid to establish itself as an adventure tourism destination.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Multiple infringements of financial principles and laws have been exposed in Laos after inspectors scrutinised unauthorised projects carried out by State departments.

JAKARTA (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos attaches great importance to Asean cooperation, believing that the 10-nation bloc will bring positive changes to the land-locked country in the near future.   

PHONGSALY, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Phongsaly town, located in the northernmost mountainous province of Laos, is hoping to entice more domestic and foreign tourists to enjoy its picturesque landscape.  

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Asian Development Bank (ADB) is calling for coordinated action on skills development, labour regulation, social protection and income redistribution to compensate for job losses with growing new technologies.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Mining firms in Laos will find their business operations affected once a new custom procedure is put into practice, according to a notice from the Ministry of Finance.