Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Nam Ha National Protected Area (NPA) in Luang Namtha province is although well known to locals, this wonderful place is yet to be discovered by tourists.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government is confident its austerity policy will continue to lower budgetary tensions and financial difficulties in the coming year despite slow progress in implementing measures to curb wasteful spending.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao businesses will be better able to expand their markets and compete with other countries more aggressively after being educated on the conditions and benefits of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs).  

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith expressed confidence that the economy would pick up next year as a number of mega investment projects will kick into gear.

CHAMPASSAK, Laos (Vietiane Times/ANN) - In its efforts to attract more tourists through improved services, and visitor numbers this high season are expected to exceed 1 million in Champassak district.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times) - Laos is a laidback country home for many people and the lifestyle is deeply traditional. Even though a great deal of development has taken place in recent years, Lao customs continue to be fully embraced and maintained. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times) - Laos needs about 27 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for development in 2020 to ensure the country’s steady economic growth.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times) - Eight leading companies from the South Korea are hoping to expand their market and business opportunities in Laos by selling their products here or finding business representatives in Laos.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times) - Laos’ central bank will tackle challenges to ensure the stability of the kip and prevent it weakening further against the Thai baht, and ensure the rate of inflation stays below 5 per cent. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times) - A workshop on “Network for Agriculture and Rural Development Think-tanks for Countries in the Mekong sub-region” provided a platform for stakeholders to discuss their work plans.