Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - It’s often a challenge for Laos to address its rising debt since the Asian nation requires a huge amount of funding to maintain high economic growth over the next three years.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The TOH-X Coworking Space and the Nam Theun 2 Power Company (NTPC) on Wednesday held an event in Vientiane to introduce the Explore Nakai – Visit and Shop initiative.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Health authorities will work harder to raise awareness about the dangers of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and promote the responsible use of antibiotics in society.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Chinese developers are constructing several large buildings to house shopping, banking and service centres at Boten Specific Economic Zone in Luang Namtha province.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Women’s Entrepreneurial Centre (WEC) officially opened in Vientiane yesterday after the government of the United States of America approved funding to support the project through World Education.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry will partner with the Yunnan State Farms Group Co., Ltd. of China to set up a rubber and agriculture research centre in Laos.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos will contribute to discussions about innovative projects on climate action, supported by the United Nations Development Programme and project funds from the Global Environment Facility.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Travel agents in Luang Prabang have witnessed steady bookings growth to Malaysia since the launch of direct flights between the two destinations last year, according to a local agency.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed heartfelt thanks to his Lao counterpart Bounnhang Vorachit, the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party, the government and people of Laos for the warm hospitality and efficient arrangements that made his state visit to Laos a success.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - South Korean labour authorities say they can only accept Lao workers who can speak Korean, and those wanting to work in the country must first pass a language test.