Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Senior labour officials from Asean member countries including Laos and their regional  development partners met last week in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, for the 35th meeting of the Asean Committee on Disaster Management.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - More than 600 participants from 168 institutions which are members of the International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) attended the International Congress of Supreme Audit Institutions (XXIII INCOSAI) XXIII in Russia recently.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Defence Threat Reduction Agency of the United States of America has provided more than 5.4 billion kip (US$617,744) to roll out the Development of the National Wildlife Disease Surveillance Network Project in Laos.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The unusually low level of the Nam Ngum river is creating uncertainty about adequate water supplies for agriculture this dry season and is already affecting electricity generation at the Nam Ngum 1 hydro plant.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare is working with the Lao Federation of Trade Unions and representatives of the labour sector to draw up recommendations for establishing the minimum wage.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - State-funded projects must be allocated through a bidding process when it comes to hiring consulting companies and firms to carry out feasibility studies, surveys and project designs, to ensure effective use of government money, a new regulation requires.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Friday led education officials nationwide in celebrating the 25th National Teachers’ Day, which falls on October 7. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Today, October 7, 2019, we jointly mark World Habitat Day with people from all over the world. The theme of the day this year is “Frontier technologies as an innovation tool to transform waste to wealth”. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - A Lao startup and a major player in the ride hailing business in Laos, has been selected to represent Laos in the final pitching competition in Bangkok.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The majority of Lao people eat sticky rice and it is the main staple of the Lao population throughout the country.