Non-DAC members

Chinese aid

Govt approves Bokeo-Boten expressway linking China, Thailand

Construction of the 176.3km expressway is expected to cost US$3.8 billion. It will enable vehicles to travel at 80km per hour and will cut the travel time between Boten and Huayxai to just one and a half hours. The expressway runs for a distance of 440km ...

Times Reporters

Feasibility study for Forestry and Eco Agriculture project gets underway

The government has given the green light to Jia Run Agricultural Development Co., Ltd. to carry out a feasibility study for an ecological agriculture development project in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province. the company planned to operate the project on area of 5,000 hectares, as a ...

Viengdavanh Banphahaksa

China-aided youth union activity center founded in Laos

The founding ceremony for the Chinese government-aided Lao People’s Revolutionary Youth Union central activity center was founded recently in Lao capital Vientiane.Addressing the groundbreaking ceremony held on Monday, Secretary-General of Lao People’s Revolutionary Youth Union’s Central Committee Alounxay Sounnalath said that the project will provide ...


Feature: China-Laos joint poverty alleviation project transforms Lao hilly village

VIENTIANE, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) — Some two hours’ drive on bumpy roads to the north from Laos’ capital Vientiane lies the village Ban Xor of Sangthong district, settled among the hills.Among the 407 households, or 2,007 residents in the village, half live in poverty with ...


China, Laos sign poverty alleviation aid document

VIENTIANE, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) — Chinese and Lao officials signed a document for carrying out China aid projects for poverty alleviation in Laos on Wednesday in Lao capital Vientiane.Wang Qihui, economic and commercial counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Laos and Saysana Sithiphone, chief cabinet ...

Lu Hui

ICBC Donates Computers To Schools In Vientiane

(KPL) The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC) has presented 30 computers and three laptops to the Ministry of Education and Sports to distribute to 11 secondary schools and primary schools in Vientiane Capital.A handover ceremony for the donation package was held in ...

KPL News Desk

Laos, China discuss development of digital economy

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Lao and Chinese officials, researchers and businesses came together in Vientiane yesterday to discuss digital economic development, applying big data in tourism and strengthening capacity in emergency response.A seminar themed “Importance of Digital Economic Development, Experiences and Lessons of China, Application ...

Phomphong Laoin

China to assist 30 Lao villages to improve infrastructure

VIENTIANE, April 10 (Xinhua) — China will assist 30 villages in northern Laos’ Luang Prabang Province and central Vientiane Province to improve infrastructure.A meeting minutes of site inspection over feasibility study of the China-aided poverty reduction demonstration villages project in Laos was signed on Tuesday ...

Lu Hui

Laos-China counting on cooperation in statistics

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – China plans to support Laos in the field of statistics aiming to develop the capacity and knowledge of local government officials as part of a cooperation agreement between the two nations.China will first send statistical experts to Laos to enhance the ...

News Desk

Chinese bank-funded school building handed over to local Lao community

VIENTIANE, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) — Teachers and students of Huaxieng village primary school in Lao capital Vientiane have been delighted with the new school building constructed with the funding from the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC).More ...


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