Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The collection of road fees to generate revenues for the government continues to be a problem for authorities.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Bank of the Lao PDR requires closer cooperation with relevant sectors to create a national QR code standard for banks and financial institutions to further enable the convenient payment service. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Vientiane’s first-ever Water Treatment Project for wastewater treatment will be implemented next year.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - National Assembly members supported the amendment of the land law but expressed concerns about the continuing loss of state lands and conversion of agricultural land into other classifications.  

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The governments of the United States and Norway and Fagforbundet will provide a grant of more than US$28 million to support an unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey in Laos.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Asia is on track to become one of the oldest regions in the world in the next few decades. According to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, the number of older persons in Asia-Pacific is expected to increase from an estimated 548 million in 2019, to nearly 1.3 billion by 2050. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Finance has been urged to enforce the use of official receipts across the country, a senior executive of the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) said on Wednesday. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The largest professional trade exhibition of the country, Lao Top 3-in-1 Expo 2019, kicked off at the National Convention Centre in Vientiane yesterday to showcase products aimed at the building, construction, water supply, food and beverage and trade industries. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos joined other Asean countries for dialogue on pushing forward the alignment of public policy and a regulatory framework to promote a regional cloud computing environment.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The longstanding friendship between the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) will be strengthened persistently despite increasing global complications.