Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and Vietnam are hoping to increase bilateral trade by 10 to 15 percent during 2019, with total trade last year valued at US$1.03 billion. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Humanitarian groups from the government, the United Nations and international civil society organisations met last week to discuss gaps in national crisis response and ways to overcome them. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos has preserved its strong culture and traditions for hundreds of years, with successive generations keeping the country’s history alive. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Industry and Commerce will continue efforts to improve or remove unnecessary measures and regulations relating to exports and imports to bolster cross-border trade.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Budding Lao entrepreneurs have invited their counterparts from Cambodia to make more investment and to do business in Laos in order to boost cooperation in trade and entrepreneurial undertakings between the two sides. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and government officials last week visited the Savannakhet Dry Port and Savan Park to learn about their business operations and promote investment in these facilities.   

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare has unveiled a new study, which delivers a strong message that the construction industry is suffering from a shortage of Lao workers and that a policy intervention is needed to address this deficiency.  

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has told Savannakhet provincial authorities to work harder to realise the “Three-open” policy he initiated to attract local and foreign investment in the central province, one of the country’s economic hubs.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The following is the content of a speech given at the National Culture Hall by the Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Savankhone Razmountry, to mark the 69th anniversary of Mass Media and Publishing Day on August 13.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Consumer Price Index (CPI) continues to rise in Laos despite the government’s expanded measures to tackle the rising price of goods in markets.