Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Sick people and their relatives always hope for a good outcome after seeing doctors, but sometimes they may be disappointed by the treatments they are offered.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Residents of the capital have probably noticed two distinctive buses running on main roads offering sightseeing services around Vientiane’s iconic landmarks.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos’ Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) can boost exports to Japan if they can develop and design their products to the accepted Japanese ‘G-Mark’ standard, according to a sector technician.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Myanmar is keen to buy electricity from Laos to power its development needs, a senior official in the field has confirmed. 

KHAMMUAN,Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - SMEs in Khammuan will receive more promotion after delegates from the public and private sectors shared their experiences and ideas last week at an SME Development Plan 2016-2020 workshop held in the province.

CHIANG RAI PROVINCE, Thailand (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The first dialogue meeting of the Pakbaeng Hydropower Project on the Mekong River yesterday took place to further react with the recommendations raised by the Mekong River Commission in regards to the PNPCA process of the project. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government is streamlining procedures in a bid to improve the ease-of-doing business (EDB) climate as Laos’ international ranking in this area deteriorates.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Road 4501 linking Hinheup district to Xanakham district in Vientiane province is 30 per cent complete and is scheduled to be finished in 2023, a senior official from the province’s Meuangfeuang district has said.

NAYPYITAW (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The governments of Laos and Myanmar agreed yesterday to enhance bilateral ties and cooperation during Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith’s official visit to the country.

LUANG PRABANG, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - "Before coming to Luang Prabang my perspective on how it would be was different to the reality. But when I arrived my first impression was that it was very relaxed and the people were very welcoming and friendly.”