Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Calls have rung out for good wishes and a quick recovery as local lad and model from Kaona Entertainment Mou Souksomvang remains in a coma following a road accident on Monday.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The six objectives are security, cleanliness, green spaces, lighting, overall attractive ness and modernisation.

BORIKHAMXAY (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Over the last 10 years, villagers in Thaphabath district, Borikhamxay province have changed into guardians of sustainable forest conservation through the planting of Mai tiew (cratexylon prunifolium) trees.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) last week held an information session announcing the entries to the Asean Business Awards. The nominations for the different award categories are open until 30th June 2017.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Support for businesses in seeking customers, strengthening trade promotion activities and boosting import-export between Laos and Vietnam. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Vientiane Traffic Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security is seeking direction to solve the number of hit-and-run accidents still occurring in the capital.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Policymakers and power practitioners from Laos and abroad met in Vientiane yesterday to discuss the region’s power market development, exchange views, and discuss future cooperation.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - While Vientiane has been improving its drainage network, the water quality in drainage canals and marshes is still declining relative to other cities in Asean, an audience including the city’s Vice Mayor heard in the capital yesterday.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - 

By 2020, the Lao population would increase to 7.5 million, the government estimated, and would require about 4.7 tonnes of paddy rice alone among other food crops to support the population.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Government of Japan announced a grant for human resource development scholarships to Laos worth nearly 24 billion kip (US$2.9 million) yesterday in the capital.