Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Banque pour le Commerce Exterieur Lao Public (BCEL) is updating its database after some users of its online tax payment system found that details relating to their land titles were incorrect.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao Telecommunication Company Limited (LTC), the country’s leading telecommunications operator, plans to invest more than US$17 million to upgrade its network and provide better services.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Lao Development Bank and the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) agreed yesterday to set up a consultation desk for SMEs at the Chamber.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Horticulture Research Centre at the National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute is using new techniques to produce quality seeds to help vegetable growers cope with climate change.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The main activities planned for Visit Laos-China Year 2019 were announced on Tuesday during a meeting of Laos’ information, culture and tourism divisions in Vientiane.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government should continue to prioritise tourism and involve all ministries and local administrations in the promotion of tourism to drive growth, a minister has advised.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith yesterday told the Ministry of Home Affairs to speed up work to downsize state organisations after learning that many state departments are too large and employ too many civil servants.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Planning and Investment has informed Vientiane and provincial authorities of the key documents to be complied with in efforts to improve the ease of doing business and investment in Laos.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Farmers have called on the energy sector to quickly implement a planned cut in electricity rates to bolster agricultural production across the country.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Farmers in Hadxaifong district say they have not been getting a good price for their crops recently.