29 September, 2023

- Regional trade development programme launched
An initiative titled “Regional Trade for Development” was launched in Vientiane on Wednesday, with the aim of supporting Laos in preparation for its Asean Chair year. ...More>>>

- Govt, company ink deal on cross-border transmission line in Attapeu
Construction of a 500 kV transmission line and the Phouvong electricity station in Attapeu province, on the Laos-Cambodia border, ...More>>>

- Champassak, Kon Tum provinces strengthen cooperation
Provincial leaders from Champassak and Kon Tum province in Vietnam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on co-operation from 2023-2027 in ...More>>>

- Chinese state-owned enterprises support Phu Bia Mining’s growth in Laos
Phu Bia Mining (PBM) were honoured to host Mr Chen Shengguang, Member of the Guangdong Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) ....More>>>

- New apartment block offers luxury living for Vientiane residents
The serviced apartment business is growing rapidly in Vientiane but it’s important to carefully choose the right apartment for you and your family, taking good service, safety, and wellbeing into consideration. ...More>>>

- Public, private sectors mull ways to bolster tourism businesses
Government officials and business representatives met in Vientiane on Wednesday to discuss the problems faced by tourism-related businesses. ...More>>>

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- Plans made to improve healthcare for kidney patients
The University of Health Sciences and Mittaphab Hospital are working to improve the skills of kidney specialists so they can provide better quality services for people suffering from kidney-related ailments. ....More>>>

- Laos offers investment opportunities in renewable energy, DPM tells world leaders
Laos provides great opportunities for renewable energy development and investment, thanks to its considerable natural capital, rich biodiversity, and abundant water resources, ..More>>>

- Xekong receives US$4.2 million in Official Development Assistance
Xekong province has received over US$4.2 million in grants through Official Development Assistance (ODA), to finance five projects centred on agricultural development, rural development, and nutrition. ...More>>>

- Savannakhet names new protected areas
The Xaybouly Agriculture and Forestry Office in Xaybouly district, Savannakhet province, has declared the Vang Buang Hor and Nong Sinak areas in ...More>>>

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Cost of fuel imports falls, but supply remains sufficient: commerce ministry 
The government spent less on fuel imports in August but says that sufficient fuel is ...More>>>

International designers marvel at Lao’s textile production
Khang Gallery brand owner Ms Viengkham Nanthavongdouangsy recently ...More >>>

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China-Laos Railway a path of development, happiness, friendship
The China-Laos Railway, since its operation on December 3, 2021, has greatly facilitated passenger and freight transport. It has been driving employment along its route and boosting trade between China and Laos, as well as other Asean countries. ...More >>>

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What should we do to prevent the spread of rabies?
According to the World Health Organisation, rabies causes 59,000 human deaths annually  ....More >>>

Laos picks up bronze medals in sepak takraw at Asian Games
The Lao women’s team won a bronze medal in their sepak takraw event at ...More >>>

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Singkham statue: Powerful magnet to woo tourists to Oudomxay
Vientiane Times is publishing a series of articles in relation to Laos’ Asean Chairmanship, ....More>>>

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