Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone has donated 3 billion kip to the government to assist flood victims in the central and southern provinces of Laos.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Laos-China Science and Technology Exhibition will take place in Vientiane from October 11-16, giving both nations the chance to showcase the latest innovations to the public.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Champassak police reported on Tuesday that a suspect accused of spreading misinformation on Facebook Live about the government’s recent flood relief efforts in southern provinces has confessed to her crime.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government has directed the public to get their information on authorities’ flood disaster response from state media, and to educate them on political ideology and maintain national solidarity.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The central banks of Laos and Vietnam will enhance bilateral cooperation in information technology, technical matters and other important areas related to banking.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government has issued a prime ministerial decree to establish a Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Promotion Fund, hoping the intervention will boost business access to finance. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Authorities are speeding up their assessment of the damage and losses caused after Tropical Storm Podul hit infrastructure including school buildings in the nation’s south.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government has stressed the availability of food and clean water along with safety and disease prevention for flood-impacted communities still staying in temporary accommodation and shelters.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Phahom village in Vangvieng district of Vientiane province is a place where one can always see crabs in cages placed in front of shops while driving along the main thoroughfare in the area. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Banking Operation Department under the Bank of the Lao PDR (BOL) has signed up 10 commercial banks to seek a loan of US$300 million from China Development Bank (CDB) for the promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Laos.