Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Laos-Japan Human Resource Department Institute (LJI) on Tuesday began a “keiei-juku” programme for the third batch of trainees to help improve the skills of Lao business executives in administration and management. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Lao government has entrusted and given the right to the Petroleum Trading Lao Public Company (PetroTrade) to conduct a feasibility study on the Laos-Vietnam Railway Project, from Thakhaek district in Khammuan province, Laos, to the Vietnamese border.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Youth delegations from the Asean University Network (AUN) and Asean Plus Three university network are gathering in Vientiane to share their cultural pursuits through music, dance and other performing arts that define their national heritage and identity.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos will continue to cooperate with regional and development partners to improve access to health services.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - All of China is beautiful, clean and modern, but my latest visit with other foreign journalists revealed one of the greatest surprises of this astonishing country with a trip to Jinan, one of the nation’s “smart” cities. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Banque pour le Commerce Exterieur Lao Public (BCEL) is partnering with Swift Pass to enable payments through WeChat Pay and AliPay so that Lao shops and other businesses are more attractive to Chinese customers.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The “Smart Technology for Green and Sustainable Development” exhibition is currently underway in Vientiane to give added impetus to industrial development in Laos. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Government officials, researchers, students and individuals from the private sector gathered in Vientiane yesterday to discuss research and development in the Industry 4.0 era.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos will soon have a high-quality facility to ensure the required international hygiene standards of plant and animal products as well as providing training.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Namtha is the capital of Luang Namtha province but isn’t on most travellers’ itinerary like Meuang Sing because people tend to think that, as the provincial capital, Namtha is a busy commercial hub. But in fact it is full of interest and well worth a few days of exploration.