Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The country’s top three male kickboxers in their categories will be ready to test their skills as they prepare to face Chinese fighters in a friendly kickboxing event in China from July 28-29.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Following such a good showing in Miss Grand Laos 2017, first runner-up Ms Phounesup Phonnyotha has qualified for Miss International 2017 to be held in Tokyo, Japan.  

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Finance Ministry has explained a case involving tax payment on an illegally imported car where the vehicle’s owner claimed he paid the 82 million kip due but was not issued a receipt. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Unanticipated external demand has improved growth prospects for developing Asia that includes Laos in the first quarter of this year, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.

BEIJING (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nation (Asean) countries took centre stage in the Asean-China Day Fair held last Thursday in Beijing to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Asean.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - People-to-people ties between Laos and the Republic of Korea have been strengthened by visits by a growing number of Korean students under an exchange programme to create better understanding between students of the two countries.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and Thailand have pledged to further strengthen cooperation on maintenance of security along their border after reaching a new agreement.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Cultural tourism in Luang Namtha province is set to get a boost via an initiative between the Luangpaseuth Corporation Co., Ltd (LCC) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

BORIKHAMXAY (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Over 900 families in 43villages of Khamkeuth district, Borikhamxay province were affected by flash flooding after recent heavy rains, with one 16-year-old boy killed and property damage estimated at 4 billion kip.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and Australia have agreed to deepen bilateral cooperation on human rights via a new four-year programme.