Economy and commerce

Business associations

New equipment to ease business registration in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – It will now be easier for business operators in Laos, especially in seven provinces, to register their firms following the installation of modern equipment at business registration points.The equipment, worth more than 680 million kip, was handed over to the Enterprise ...

Souksamai Boulom

Public, private sectors address Japanese business constraints in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Representatives of the public and private sectors from Laos and Japan met in Vientiane on Monday to discuss addressing constraints for Japanese firms doing business in Laos.They met for the 13th annual meeting of the Lao-Japan Public and Private Sectors Joint Dialogue ...

Somxay Sengdara

Lao-Chinese joint venture to produce pharmaceutical drugs

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – A Lao-Chinese joint venture company is planning to establish a pharmaceutical industrial park in Vientiane.Various kinds of medicinal products are expected to be manufactured to supply future demand and reduce imports.Chairman of the Golden Wisdom Hong Kong Company, Mr Zhang Chongdi, ...

News Desk

Lao business operators learn about benefits of free trade agreements

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Lao businesses will be better able to expand their markets and compete with other countries more aggressively after being educated on the conditions and benefits of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs).A seminar held in Vientiane on Thursday discussed the benefits of FTAs ...

Souksamai Boulom

Korean companies eye market opportunities in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times) – Eight leading companies from the South Korea are hoping to expand their market and business opportunities in Laos by selling their products here or finding business representatives in Laos.Business operators from the two countries met for talks in Vientiane last week ...

Souksamai Boulom

Lao businesses strike at Asean Business Awards for second year in a row

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Lao companies impressed their peers with a strong outcome at the Asean Business Awards (ABA) Gala Night 2019 – an annual event initiated by the Asean Business Advisory Council in 2007 and held every year since to recognise outstanding enterprises across ...

News Desk

Lao business start-ups, entrepreneurs meet in networking event

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Lao business startups and entrepreneurs have the chance to grow their operations by getting together with international investors,” said the organiser of a Startup and Angels event.The networking event was held in Vientiane on Wednesday and attended by foreign investors, local ...

Souksamai Boulom

LOCA, Vientiane Minivan Association join forces for service upgrade

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Laos’ first ride-hailing service LOCA and the Vientiane Minivan Association have partnered in the upgrade of the minivan service in Laos.An agreement was signed in Vientiane on Monday between LOCA founder Mr Souliyo Vongdala and President of the Vientiane Minivan Association, ...

News Desk

Union, associations boost Lao-Chinese cooperation on culture and economy

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Lao-China Economic and Trade Promotion Association (LCETPA) is cooperating with the Lao People’s Revolutionary Youth Union and the Young Entrepreneurs Association of Laos (YEAL) to implement several projects.These projects cover Chinese language training, culture, agriculture and tourism.More ...

News Desk

Lao PM urges businesswomen to strive for greatness

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has lauded the role of businesswomen in boosting economic development and advised them to use their strengths to benefit the whole nation.The prime minister made the remarks while addressing a meeting organised by the Lao Business Women’s ...

Visith Teppalath

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