Vientiane Times (Laos)

Vientiane (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The first visit to the Republic of Indonesia by Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith since taking office has been an important milestone in the further strengthening and deepening of traditional friendly relations and good cooperation between the two countries.

VIENTIANE(Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao Handicrafts Association is expecting many thousands of visitors to see over 200 booths representing all ethnic groups displaying woven and other handicraft products this week in Vientiane.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and Vietnam recently concluded a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in raising awareness on forest resources exploitation for communities along the two countries’ border areas.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Government officials charged with training specialist cultural heritage guides and developing relevant policies have joined tourism industry players from Mekong sub-region countries to discover the platform for national level training of specialist guides.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Authorities at all levels have been appointed to facilitate and assist visitors to make sure they enjoy their stay in Laos with the country set to launch Visit Laos Year 2018, a minister has said.

VIENTIANE(Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government is planning to develop coffee-rich Bolaven Plateau in southern Laos as the country’s top agri-business and agri-tourism destination due to its perfect climate and fertile volcanic soils.

LUANG PRABANG, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Some 108 Chinese monks entered northern Laos last week and are expected to pass through other provinces as their make their way on a pilgrimage to India.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Colourful festivals and events depicting Laos’ diverse cultural, traditional and natural charms are set to be highlighted through Visit Lao Year 2018, the Deputy Prime Minister has announced.

JAKARTA (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and Indonesia have committed to work together with five agreements signed on the occasion of Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith’s visit to Indonesia yesterday.

VIENTIANE  (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao exports to Cambodia are expected to reach US$19.4 million for 2017 after recording US$11.8 million in the first six months of the year, a 59.7 per cent increase compared to the same period last year.