Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - If you mention my name, you’ll find that many people know that I am one of the best khaen players in Laos. If you don’t believe me, ask around and you’ll soon find that people know me.    

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Industry and Commerce plans to update the structure of retail fuel prices in Laos, aiming to reduce consumption of the expensive commodity. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Lao government will soon sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with four construction companies from Laos and China to carry out a survey, feasibility study and detailed design of the Vientiane-Pakxe Expressway.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) -- Continuing economic growth and the notable progress in poverty reduction are milestones in the country’s progress towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Doctors say the main reason for the high number of dengue deaths is because people tend to seek treatment when it’s already too late.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao corn exports for the first quarter of this year dropped by 23.2 per cent to US$14.6 compared to around US$19 million for the same period last year, according to official figures.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Soukhoungheuang company plans to sell 12,000 tonnnes of bananas harvested from its farmland concession in Savannakhet province to Russia.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government has adopted measures to stimulate economic growth while also taking steps to curb inflation, which could cause hardship if it spirals higher.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The unexploded ordnance clearance team MAG Lao PDR recently found and safely destroyed a large unexploded bomb in Phon village, Bualapha district, Khammuan province.

HUAPHAN, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Huaphan authorities have been told to speed up socio-economic development and address corruption in the northern province.