Vientiane Times (Laos)

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.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times) - Youth representatives from the Mekong-Lancang countries are meeting in Vientiane to discuss future cooperation and share their experiences of diplomatic operations.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times) - National Assembly (NA) members urged the government to impose proper measures to address violations involving state finances after learning that this kind of crime is common.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Investing in health, well-being and empowerment of adolescents, especially adolescent girls, is a smart investment as it yields significant economic and social returns and helps in achieving sustainable socio-economic development. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Some of the clothing made in Laos has proved unattractive to export markets due to sub-standard quality, while garment makers mainly focus on the domestic market for sales.