Women’s business achievements put in the spotlight

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Laos is now seeking ways to increase the number of businesswomen as part of the government’s effort to promote female entrepreneurship and offer opportunities for them to showcase and share achievements of women-owned businesses.To this end, the SME Service Centre (SSC) ...

News Desk

Australia Promotes Empowerment Of Women And Girls For Women's Day in Laos

(KPL) This International Women’s Day, the Australian Embassy in Laos is highlighting the role of sport in promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment by hosting a panel discussion with representatives of the Australian National U-16s Women’s Football Team “the Junior Matildas” and the Lao Football ...


Globe-trotting journalists' film Women's Business to raise funds for Laos women

Journalists Iain Finlay and Trish Clark will launch a documentary about a weaving and embroidery school they set up in Laos, at a screening at Mt Vic Flicks on March 4.In 2010 they spent six months working in northern Laos, where they found themselves involved ...

Blue Mountains Gazette

Lao, regional women entrepreneurs exchange business know-how

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Enterprises headed by women have made significant contributions to socio-economic development in Laos, creating employment opportunities and business leadership.In order to make greater contributions in the economic arena, Lao women entrepreneurs need skill development and lessons in managing and expanding their ...

News Desk

More women benefit from training, access to  jobs

More than 20,000 women took training courses or entered the job market in the agriculture and forestry, industrial and service industry sectors during 2018.More ...

Keoviengkhone Bounviseth

Mekong region tackles stereotypes’ impact on violence against women

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Representatives from the five Mekong sub-regional countries of Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam are meeting to strengthen their understanding of the impact of gender norms and stereotypes on violence against women.More ...

Viengdavanh Banphahaksa

PM calls for collective action to end violence against women, girls

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has called for everyone to join together in ending violence against women and girls, saying that this kind of pernicious violence continues to exist.The premier issued his message when joining other countries around the world in marking International Day for the ...

Times Reporters

RHB Bank Lao Provides Assistance To Women With Disabilities

(KPL) RHB Bank Lao has provided training equipment and daily necessaries worth 20 million kip to students at the Lao Disabled Women’s Development Centre.More ...


President, Lao Women’s Union mark 63rd anniversary

President Bounnhang Vorachit on Friday took part in special activities to commemorate the 63rd anniversary of the Lao Women’s Union on theme ‘Cultures Conservation for Visit Laos Year and Sustainable Environment Protection’.More ...

Vientiane Times

Lao Women’s Union readies anniversary celebrations

Free health checkups including checks of insulin and for hepatitis B and hepatitis C are among the extra special activities to celebrate the 63rd anniversary of the Lao Women’s Union this year. The Lao Women’s Union committee provided more details on activities including free health ...

Vientiane Times

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