Laos, Myanmar join forces to battle corruption

The agencies responsible for tackling corruption in Laos and Myanmar yesterday met in Vientiane to share their experiences in the field during a visit by members of Myanmar’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).More ...

Times Reporters

Xayaboury uncovers 210 billion kip lost to corruption

Xayaboury provincial authorities have uncovered more than 210.73 billion kip lost to corruption since 2015, with 24 state officials found to be involved.More than 9.26 billion kip of the lost money has been retrieved, head of the Provincial Party Inspection Committee, Mr Duangta Xayvout, told ...

Times Reporters

Committee claims accountable management of donated relief aid

The management of donated resources for disaster relief has been carried out transparently and with accountability as the responsible committee called on the public to report any related misconduct.More ...

Times Reporters

Finance Ministry expels eight corrupt officials

The Ministry of Finance has expelled eight corrupt officials including a former assistant minister – the most senior individual penalised publicly by the ministry in recent years.More ...

Times Reporters

Auditors take aim at 15 departments in Xieng Khuang

The State Audit Organisation for the northern region will investigate the financial practices of 15 government departments in Xieng Khuang province following the appointment of new Party leaders earlier this month.More ...

Somsack Pongkhao

Public works and transport ministry told to get tough on corruption

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has been told to take serious action to prevent abuse of power by officials and corruption in the sector.More ...

Times Reporters

Capital finds 4.9b kip spending duplicated, sanctions nine firms

Vientiane authorities have uncovered more than 4.9 billion kip that was repeatedly charged for state investment projects in the capital following an inspection and audit of the 2012-2013 fiscal year, the capital’s top inspector has told members of the capital’s People’s Council.More ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo

Finance officials under scrutiny as 35 face disciplinary measures

At least 35 finance officials have been disciplined for abuses of power, according to an official report.More ...

Vientiane Times

State-funded projects overvalued by one trillion kip

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told the National Assembly (NA) on Friday that state investment projects carried out in recent years had been overvalued by as much as a trillion kip. The finding was the result of a government inspection,More ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo

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