SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN News Desk) - Beijing renewed its protest after Seoul decided to install four Thaad launchers, which had been initially deferred due to an environmental review, in response to Pyongyang’s latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile last month. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Phanphet Agriculture Development Co., Ltd, better known in short as Phanphet Co., Ltd, is now set to take advantage of clearer policies and guidelines of the Party and government to improve their business operations.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Industry and Commerce is holding consultations with its line ministries, donors, development partners and the private sector to identify barriers to trade in services in Laos so that they can be overcome to boost regional cooperation.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - UK Export Finance (UKEF), the United Kingdom’s official credit export agency, has added Laos to its list of supported countries, with a total country limit of £200m (US$260 million), the British Embassy in Vientiane announced this week. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - It is 26 years since the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) promulgated its first constitution, which laid the foundation for the country to walk on the ambitious path leading to a state ruled by laws.

MANILA (Philippines Daily Inquirer/ANN News Desk) - In the bloodiest night ever, 32 people were killed and 109 drug suspects arrested in a series of raids by the Bulacan police on August 15.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - British Ambassador to Laos and a representative of UK’s Royal Academy of Dance visited the National School of Arts on Tuesday to witness students’ performances while eyeing future cooperation in the field.

PHONGSALY, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Sections of a road in Phongsaly province have collapsed due to a landslide following heavy rain that occurred on Tuesday.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The National Commission for the Advancement of Women and Mother-Child (NCAWMC)  will keep working hard  to  protect women’s and children’s’ rights amongst the local population.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Laos-Thailand railway link is expected to begin operating a freight transport service in the next few months following the completion of a container yard at the Thanalaeng Railway Station in Laos in March.