Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government has welcomed the arrival of the newly appointed Unicef Representative, in anticipation of closer cooperation in the implementation of the national socio-economic development plan.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government, represented by the Ministry of Home Affairs, together with Germany and Switzerland, on Thursday signed an agreement on the implementation of a programme to promote citizen engagement for good governance, accountability, and the rule of law (CEGGA) in Laos. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao people of all ethnicities are happy to celebrate the 69th anniversary of the Lao People’s Army today, as soldiers around the country ably continue to carry out their duty of national protection and development.   

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - A trolley bus tour operator in Laos is considering expanding the service to promote tourism in Luang Prabang and Oudomxay provinces, after seeing the success of the venture in Vientiane.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Cooperation between Lao and Slovak businesses is possible but both sides may need time to learn about each other’s operations before reaching an understanding, a senior trade chamber official has said.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - A bamboo processing unit in Laos is expecting exports to Vietnam to remain stable this year as importers have already placed orders for their main products such as chopsticks, incense sticks and barbeque skewers.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The new Mahosot Hospital is expected to be complete by 2022 with support from the Chinese government.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Magic of the Mask, a performing arts piece comprising theatre, dance and live music, delighted packed houses that turned up to watch the innovative performance in Vientiane earlier this month. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - More Chinese business operators, especially from Yunnan province, are now seeking joint ventures with Lao businesses as they anticipate future growth in regional economic development.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Nam Phou has long been considered the heart of Vientiane and is a landmark for both locals and visitors.