Transport and shipping

Transport infrastructure and facilities

Borikhamxay route favoured for Vientiane-Hanoi highway

Laos and Vietnam have approved plans to build a Vientiane-Hanoi highway passing through Laos’ central province of Borikhamxay and Vietnam’s central province of Nghe An, over a distance of about 700 kilometres. An official from Borikhamxay province, who did not wish to be named, told Vientiane ...

Khonesavanh Latsaphao

Compensation rate for railway-affected property approved

Authorities in charge have approved the amount of compensation to be paid to people who have lost land or other property due to the construction of the Laos-China railway. Governor of Luang Prabang province, Mr Khamkhan Chanthavisouk, recently issued a decision detailing the compensation rate ...

Vientiane Times

Laos, Flanders to partner in waterway transport capacity building

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport of Laos and the Ministry of Mobility and Public Works of Flanders, Kingdom of Belgium, are continuing cooperation for capacity building for the Lao ministry, especially in waterway transport and ports. A signing ceremony for a Letter of Intent ...

Vientiane Times

PM assesses development in Borikhamxay

People living in remote areas of Borikhamxay province have asked for better roads but the government has not been able to meet their needs because of chronic budget constraints.Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith addressed the matter on Friday when meeting Borikhamxay’s leaders, core officials, and local ...

Vientiane Times

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