Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos has always considered the agriculture processing industry to be one of its potential strengths in term of exported goods because most of its agricultural products are produced under eco-friendly guidelines.  

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Sun Paper Holding Lao Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Shan Dong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock Co., Ltd. plans to increase its employment of Lao workers at their pulp mill.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - With demand for power in Vietnam set to rise from 65,000 MW in 2020 to 129,000 MW in 2030, the country is keen to expedite processes for buying electricity from Laos.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining Co Ltd, one of China’s top gold miners, has vowed to bring back to life the Sepon gold mine, which has been shut down since 2013.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Vientiane People's Council has approved two companies to construct  an expressway linking Vientiane city centre to the outskirts, with the aim of easing traffic congestion in the capital.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) -- Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has called for efforts to ensure poverty and least-developed status can be eradicated from the country's rural areas, with the entire nation called upon to participate in the struggle.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Our annual Queen’s Birthday Party (QBP), held in mid-June, broadly coincides with the anniversary of my arrival in Laos. So, it always puts me in a retrospective mood, especially as I contemplate my final year in Vientiane.

CHAMPASSAK, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Eighteen journalists from six Mekong-Lancang nations who joined a media summit in Vientiane last week were fascinated by the natural beauty and culture of Laos, with some saying they would surely return to the country again.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Landlocked to land linked Laos may be becoming, yet it is overcoming the human-made barriers that remains among the greatest challenges for Laos to improve its global ranking in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index, according to one of the nation’s prominent economists.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Lao government has completed framing a national standard that the business community must use as an official guideline for the production and import and export of goods and services.