Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Developing the transportation system connecting Laos with other neighbouring countries is a brilliant move by the government.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - With more passengers travelling by air than ever before, the question of the safe management of personal information held by airlines has become more important.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking to export agricultural products to China exchanged knowledge on production skills and trade a training workshop in Vientiane. 

ASSAM, India (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government of the state of Assam in northeast India has expressed keen interest in building close cooperation with the Lao government and business community for trade and investment.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Numerous events were organised in Vientiane with French support as part of marking World AIDS Day (December 1) under the theme of “the right to health”.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is focusing on developing clean agriculture to have local produce certified as free of chemicals and pesticides with an eye on organic exports.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Project LAO/029 - Skills for Tourism will support a financing mechanism to ensure people from disadvantaged backgrounds can access funding for tourism and hospitality education and training.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Party Secretary General and President of the Lao PDR, Bounnhang Vorachit will pay an official goodwill visit to Vietnam from December 19-21, according to an announcement from the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party Central Committee’s External Relations Committee. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The new Unicef Representative to the Lao PDR, Dr Octavian Bivol, paid a courtesy call on Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone on Wednesday and discussed programmes and initiatives aimed at the children of the country.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Swiss government has granted more than 58 billion kip ($6.9 million) to improve farming practices in the uplands of Laos.