Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Our region is at a critical stage in the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak. Most cases are still in China, but the virus has now also been confirmed in many other parts of the world. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - A new set of challenges is likely to affect the economy this year, mainly the long dry season, the coronavirus outbreak, and the US-China trade war.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - An increasing number of cargo and freight companies in Laos are in the race to providing quicker services in delivering parcels across the country.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Lao National of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) and the Czech Chamber of Commerce have agreed to cooperate to increase trade and investment between the two countries.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Xieng Khuang province: Agricultural development partners are discussing the mapping of agricultural livelihoods and climate services to help authorities improve responses to climate change such as drought and floods. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and China are strengthening the coordination of information and expertise exchanges to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) in Laos and the region.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The government’s monthly meeting last week agreed to keep strict measures in place to ensure Laos remains free from the new Covid-19 virus, which is spreading around the world.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - If you’re lucky enough to be in Laos this week or next, don’t miss this opportunity to meet Xayaboury province’s domesticated elephants.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Construction of the mega Vientiane Expressway No. 1 officially began yesterday, with the project aiming to ease traffic congestion and respond to economic growth in the Lao capital. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos is eyeing close and pro-active collaboration with international institutions to strike a balance between green growth and social and economic development.