Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has formed a special committee to investigate a collision on the Wattay International Airport tarmac on Monday between a Thai Airways Airbus A330-300 and a private jet.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism has issued a notice discouraging the organisation of large events including weddings, as the government intensifies efforts to minimise the risk of a Covid-19 outbreak.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao and Cambodian ministries have signed cooperation minutes for 2020 in Vientiane and agreed to continue to work together on border issues including cracking down on drug and human trafficking.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Taking strong actions to maintain surveillance and prevent the spread of COVID-19 is a top priority for every country across the world.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Business operators in Xieng Khuang province are feeling the impact of the postponement of the National Games which had been scheduled for March 22 to April 1.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The international outbreak of Covid-19 has caused Luang Prabang province to scale back its traditional Lao New Year festivities planned for April 13-16, the Pathetlao Daily has reported.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Although there are no confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Laos so far, authorities will undergo training and practice in how to handle cases of infection and an outbreak in the country, a senior health official has said.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Germany has approved an additional US$7.7 million for the Lao Access to Finance Fund (LAFF) to facilitate access to long-term finance for households and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in rural areas.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The installation of CCTV cameras at immigration stations on the Lao-Thai border in Khammuan province has helped increase the amount of revenue collected from various taxes and service fees.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - In a bid to intensify promotions to the Asean market, Tourism Malaysia on Wednesday launched the “Malaysia Tourism Seminar and B2B Session” as part of the Malaysia Golden Month Holiday Campaign to promote Malaysia, at the Landmark Hotel in Vientiane.