Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos has raised its trade value targets, including imports and exports, with Japan this year after an increase in the annual trade value of both countries.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Eight construction companies from South Korea are hoping to expand their markets, as well as sell construction technology to Lao entrepreneurs.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government has called upon the private sector to cooperate with the public sector to enable the country to create a friendly business environment and promote ease of doing business. 

ATTAPEU, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The restoration of roads and construction of a waste water treatment facility in flood-affected Sanamxay district of Attapeu province is progressing as planned.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Central Committee of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party has approved a resolution which the government must incorporate in order to sustain economic growth.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government will continue to implement the School Meals Programme supported by the World Food Programme to ensure sustainability and strengthen local ownership in more than 500 schools.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Lao and Vietnamese business associations are set to cooperate with each other to promote stable and sustainable growth of the Laoeconomy as part of their shared goal to achieve prosperity.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The amount of electricity imported by Laos is likely to drop this year as the country witnesses a surge in electricity generation.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) -- South Korea has agreed to continue supporting Laos in rural community development activities through the Saemaul Undong project.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The National Institute for Economic Research is partnering with the Development Research Centre of the State Council (DRC) of China to share ideas and lessons learnt on poverty reduction.