Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao agribusiness representatives have held talks with officials of the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) to try to find solutions to various challenges and barriers. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and Myanmar have agreed to promote mutual tourism, hoping to use this platform to publicise the fine cultures and traditions of the two countries. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Representatives of development partners and line departments of the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism and Ministry of Health met on Friday to discuss the work of the media in helping to keep Covid-19 at bay.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Lao Women’s Union has reduced its customary programme of activities to mark International Women’s Day on March 8 this year after authorities asked everyone to cancel or postpone public gatherings to reduce the risk of the spread of Covid-19.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Poverty Reduction Fund recently launched a pilot project to support farmers in Huaphan province to produce buffalo milk as part of efforts to improve child nutrition in northern Laos. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao Airlines State Enterprise has asked its employees to take several days of unpaid leave so the company can cut costs amid plummeting flight reservations.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Festivals, the National Games and various social events have been postponed in line with the government’s advice on ways to keep the coronavirus out of Laos. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Miss World Laos 2017, Tonekham Phonchanheuang, has been working on several exciting projects in the entertainment field since her title reign, including establishing her very own Tonekham Modelling Agency. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Energy and Mines has said that the domestic distribution of electricity is likely to rise to 28,886 million kWh, worth about US$2,465 million by the end of 2020, according to its 8th five-year energy development plan for 2016-2020.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao farmers have felt the effects of the Covid-19 outbreak, which has resulted in lower prices for their crops in China.