Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos has felt the effects of storms this year more than it has over the past several years, which has caused millions of kip worth of damage.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The treatment of wastewater at several plants in Vientiane is improving steadily, while separate treatment techniques have been proposed as an immediate solution.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Laos-Thailand railway link is expected to begin operating a freight transport service in the next few months following the completion of a container yard at the Thanalaeng Railway Station in Laos in March.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The National Commission for the Advancement of Women and Mother-Child (NCAWMC)  will keep working hard  to  protect women’s and children’s’ rights amongst the local population.

PHONGSALY, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Sections of a road in Phongsaly province have collapsed due to a landslide following heavy rain that occurred on Tuesday.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government wants local workers to be employed for construction of the Laos-China railway project to maximise the economic benefits to the nation.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - British Ambassador to Laos and a representative of UK’s Royal Academy of Dance visited the National School of Arts on Tuesday to witness students’ performances while eyeing future cooperation in the field.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - It is 26 years since the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) promulgated its first constitution, which laid the foundation for the country to walk on the ambitious path leading to a state ruled by laws.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - UK Export Finance (UKEF), the United Kingdom’s official credit export agency, has added Laos to its list of supported countries, with a total country limit of £200m (US$260 million), the British Embassy in Vientiane announced this week. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Industry and Commerce is holding consultations with its line ministries, donors, development partners and the private sector to identify barriers to trade in services in Laos so that they can be overcome to boost regional cooperation.