Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Embassy of Indonesia in Vientiane on Friday launched a trade, tourism, and investment event in Vientiane Centre shopping mall as its small and medium enterprises (SMEs) seek to expand their market share in Laos.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The funds will finance loans will be made available to qualified Small and Medium Enterprise borrowers through the Lao Development Bank (LDB) at reasonable interest rates.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Wooden furniture, crafted wood, handicrafts, coffee, beverages and non-timber forest products from Laos have gained recognition and received interest among Chinese and international visitors during the 15th China-Asean Expo (CAEXPO 2018) in Nanning in China’s Guangxi province.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos was among 130 countries that participated in the Tourism Expo Japan 2018 in Tokyo during September 20-23, with a booth promoting cultural and natural tourism. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao Airlines welcomed a significant leadership change yesterday that comes as the government moves to transform the state-owned enterprise into a more efficient and competitive one. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Government officials yesterday met with development partner bodies to hold a brainstorming session on ways to best assist flooding victims nationwide and estimate damages and losses caused by recent disasters across the country. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos expects to remove at least 50 per cent of business barriers by next year to facilitate cross-border trade and improve import and export procedures thereby helping promote a business-friendly environment and improve the country’s position on the ease of doing business index. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Bank of the Lao PDR (BOL) is seeking legal power to take control of the operations of commercial banks if they suffer financial crisis.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao-German Technical College (LGTC) and Nam Theun 2 Power Company (NTPC) have agreed to renew cooperation for labour market-orientated human resource development in the hydropower sector.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - University of Health Sciences under the Ministry of Health and Ewha Woman’s University of S Korea jointly held health training and activities targeting girls in lower and upper secondary schools of Vientiane on Friday.