Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The governments of the United States and Norway and Fagforbundet will provide a grant of more than US$28 million to support an unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey in Laos.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Asia is on track to become one of the oldest regions in the world in the next few decades. According to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, the number of older persons in Asia-Pacific is expected to increase from an estimated 548 million in 2019, to nearly 1.3 billion by 2050. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Finance has been urged to enforce the use of official receipts across the country, a senior executive of the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) said on Wednesday. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The largest professional trade exhibition of the country, Lao Top 3-in-1 Expo 2019, kicked off at the National Convention Centre in Vientiane yesterday to showcase products aimed at the building, construction, water supply, food and beverage and trade industries. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos joined other Asean countries for dialogue on pushing forward the alignment of public policy and a regulatory framework to promote a regional cloud computing environment.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The longstanding friendship between the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) will be strengthened persistently despite increasing global complications.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Industry and Commerce is on a mission to address the number of foreign-owned businesses which have opened their doors without the proper operating permit.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - In 2017, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith announced that Laos’ ease of doing business (EDB) ranking would drop to two digits by 2020.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Attapeu province is forging ahead in the race to use the sun’s rays to power an irrigation system.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Energy and Mines has said that seven construction and installation projects related to the national power grid will be completed in the last three quarters of this year.