Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - A large number of Phouthai people from across Laos gathered in Vientiane last week to celebrate the start of their Lunar New Year.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Savannakhet province has been busy organising its annual One District, One Product (ODOP) fair which aims to promote local products for both national and international markets.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Saysettha Development Zone (SDZ) in Vientiane will encourage more companies to invest in the complex, which now needs thousands of workers for the companies already present. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Attapeu province authorities have vowed ongoing support to meet the daily needs of people who were made homeless after the dam collapse along with frequent consultation to assess their requirements. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - A senior UN official in charge of helping landlocked nations tackle their development challenges has urged Thailand to play a greater role in helping Laos achieve regional transport connectivity. 

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has told ministries to be proactive in attracting investment from Brunei Darussalam after learning that companies in the oil-rich country want to do business in Laos.

CHAMPASSAK, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Having been born and spent most of her 33 years in the land of coffee, Champathong Keokhounmeuang is dedicated to her coffee plantation and has carried on the work and way of life since her father retired.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications is planning an Expo to showcase new applications, devices, telecom operators, e-commerce businesses and finance technology as Laos prepares for a digital service industry. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government will upgrade the trade facilitation framework to international standards by May, a top official informed a workshop on Friday.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Industry and Commerce has launched the Lao PDR Competitiveness and Trade (LCT) Project, which aims to create an enabling environment for all businesses, including micro, small, and women-owned and managed businesses.