Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Health experts from Laos and other Asean member countries are meeting in Vientiane this week to discuss regional alcohol policy and knowledge-sharing in the field.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and Cambodia have agreed to continue labour sector cooperation with the aim of exchanging more information and sharing experiences in this field.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos will join Cambodia, Myanmar and China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in holding activities to mark this year’s World Wood Day, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Dr Lien Thikeo told a press conference yesterday.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) -TheChinese Embassy to Laos attaches great importance to protecting the rights and interests of Lao nationals working for Chinese companies, China’s Ambassador to Laos Wang Wentian told the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare last week.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The National Regulatory Authority (NRA) for the UXO/Mine Action sector plans to continue to remove and destroy unexploded ordnance (UXO) while also providing more education to affected communities about the risks involved in living with UXO. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - While Vientiane’s streets have seen an explosion in the number of motor vehicles over recent years, some dedicated souls have been bucking the trend and hopping on the growing global self-powered non-polluting bandwagon of cycling.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao entrepreneurs are shifting their focus to clean agricultural products for export to China following the imposition of higher import standards by the Chinese government.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and other Asean nations and Australia have pledged their strong support for a key regional policy that aims to fight all forms of protectionism.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) -Innovative financial instruments support economic growth and boost investment, a workshop in the capital has reported.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The governments of Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam will continue to support each other in their efforts to prevent cross-border human trafficking.