Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) -  This year is the 98th anniversary of the birth of President Kaysone Phomvihane.  

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Bank of the Lao PDR has urged small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to improve their businesses to meet commercial bank lending requirements and avoid continuing difficulty in obtaining loans, according to a statement from the central bank.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC) of Laos and the State Administration for Market and Regulation (SDMR) of China have agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation for convenient  enterprise registration, micro and small enterprise services, e-commerce and consumer protection.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Health authorities have urged for more cooperation between Laos and neighbouring countries to boost communicable disease control and prevent outbreaks. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) -  Laos and Russia have enjoyed closer relations and better cooperation over past years and both sides are satisfied with the outcomes of their 2018 high-level talks, Russian Ambassador to Laos Mikhail V. Baranov, told local media yesterday.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - About 150 thousand people from four provinces have benefited from a Local Development Programme known as ‘LAO/030’ thanks to funding through the Luxembourg government’s poverty reduction initiatives in Laos.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government has told the National Assembly (NA) that Laos needs to have an electronic signature law in place to boost E-commerce and facilitate E-governance.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Respected representatives from ethnic groups around the country and people of Lao descent living abroad paid a courtesy visit to President Bounnhang Vorachit yesterday before attending the 3rd National Ethnic Conference in Vientiane.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Last week, the government told the National Assembly it had saved more than 3.5 trillion kip (almost US$419 million) by preventing the money being spent on overvalued state-funded projects.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Our environment is deteriorating by the day. Global warming, ozone depletion, poor waste management and pollution are the major causes. Unless we take quick steps to reverse this, our home - Planet Earth – will become unlivable for the future generations.