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Star Fintech to make u-money cash transfers under poverty reduction project

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry signed a contract in February on the use of u-money to make grant payments to the beneficiaries of the Reducing Rural Poverty and Malnutrition Project. This project is one of several projects funded by loans from the World Bank.The ...

Times Reporters

EDL, Sysmatik IT partner in call centre, mobile app upgrade

Electricite du Laos (EDL) and Sysmatik IT Solution Company Limited have upgraded EDL’s call centre with the phone number 1199 and an EDL mobile application, which enable the public to provide emergency notification about electrical faults, EDL service operations, and other issues.Keep reading .  ...

Times Reporters

Star Fintech partners Prudential Laos launching mobile payment services

Star Fintech and Prudential Life Assurance (Lao) (“Prudential Laos”) has agreed to launch payment services via the U-money platform to enhance the service quality and convenience for customers of both companies.Keep reading   ...

KPL

Lao, South Korean companies partner in rollout of ICT solutions

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – A professional and experienced supplier of closed circuit TV cameras, parking control systems and parachute training to the South Korean government sector, Gentop Co., Ltd., is joining forces in a specialised project with Asia Investment Development & Construction Sole Co., Ltd. ...

Souksamai Boulom

New Ridesharing Service DriveUp to Challenge LOCA

Cambodia’s Meal Temple Group has launched its new DriveUp ridesharing service in Laos, becoming the second player in the country after locally-grown LOCA.Meal Temple, which was established in 2013, made its first foray into Laos in July by purchasing an existing food delivery service mobile application, MyDelivery, ...

Taejun Kang

Experts underline importance of technological innovation

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Government officials, researchers, students and individuals from the private sector gathered in Vientiane yesterday to discuss research and development in the Industry 4.0 era.A seminar titled “Science, Technology and Innovation in the I.R 4.0” took place at the National Convention Centre ...

Phomphong Laoin
http://annx.asianews.network/content/experts-underline-importance-technological-innovation-106310

Lao ride hailing service app to feature at Mekong meet

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – A ride hailing service operating in Laos will be represented at the Mekong Innovation Startup in Tourism (MIST) meeting in Thailand next week.LOCA, a Lao startup and a major player in the ride hailing business in Laos, has been selected to ...

Times Reporters
http://annx.asianews.network/content/lao-ride-hailing-service-app-feature-mekong-meet-105511

Vientiane tourist sites set to get free WiFi

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The government is launching a free WiFi system at landmarks in the capital under a project supported by the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity.A workshop and launch of the Free Wifi System to Enhance Public and Tourism Services in Laos took place in Vientiane ...

Phomphong Laoin
http://annx.asianews.network/content/vientiane-tourist-sites-set-get-free-wifi-103349

Lao E-visas introduced to make life easier for tourists

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Laos is falling in line with other countries by allowing tourists to apply for a visa online, aiming to bolster the number of foreign visitors.Deputy Prime Minister Dr Sonexay Siphandone, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Saleumxay Kommasith and representatives of other ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy
http://annx.asianews.network/content/e-visas-introduced-make-life-easier-tourists-99877

Asean meeting promotes regional cloud computing

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Laos joined other Asean countries for dialogue on pushing forward the alignment of public policy and a regulatory framework to promote a regional cloud computing environment.More than 60 participants from Asean member states, Japanese experts, government officials from ministries, and representatives ...

News Desk
http://annx.asianews.network/content/asean-meeting-promotes-regional-cloud-computing-98859

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