Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos needs to promote and build the capacity of the home textile sector to create greater opportunities for local producers so they can boost exports to the European market, according to a sector official.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government has announced a new bond offering worth more than 1,287 billion kip ($142 million) for the Lao Securities Exchange (LSX) this month.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Laos has launched an inequalities analysis in three steps of ‘beyond income, beyond averages, and beyond today,’ proposing a battery of policy options to tackle it.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Senior officials from Laos and other Asean member countries are meeting in Vientiane this week to discuss the improvement of health services for ethnic communities and vulnerable populations in the region.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Participants from Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar and Thailand were reunited recently to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the new funding cycle of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in the Greater Mekong Region.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Vientiane authorities will begin stricter checks on electric tricycles and motorcycle sidecars in the capital with more illegally making their way onto the city’s streets.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday officially kicked off its 14th meeting, aiming to review and approve a new working plan to cope with the changing global environment.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Luang Namtha is a small province in a protected area and famed for its potential as a tourism hotspot.  

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism is aiming to contribute more revenue to national socio-economic growth by requesting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to be its key supporter.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The National Institute of Fine Arts (NIFA) exhibited carved peach pits on Thursday at the conclusion of a special workshop conducted by a Chinese trainer.