Urban administration and development

Champassak eyes Pakxe’s transformation into smart city, logistics hub

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Champassak province and Tai Hoe Holdings will cooperate in conducting a development feasibility study to set up a smart and eco-city in Pakxe in the nation’s south, after reaching an agreement this week.Director of the Champassak Department of Planning and Investment, Dr ...

Times Reporters

Brewery agrees to end advertising after ministry’s ban

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Lao Brewery Company will comply with a notice issued by the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism banning the advertising of alcoholic beverages and activities that promote the consumption of alcoholic drinks.But the company had a different perspective concerning the ...

News Desk

New vision for Vientiane’s future unveiled

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – City authorities have unveiled a new vision for the capital, aiming for it to be a city of peace and happiness in the coming years.According to the vision statement, which was this week issued from the Vientiane Mayoral Office and published ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

Laos' City urged to speed up urban planning 

The cabinet has instructed Vientiane authorities to speed up zoning for the development of different areas of the capital so that management of the country’s urban heart can be better regulated.Speaking at a press conference after the government’s monthly meeting at the end of February, ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

ARATA Garden Residences” Launches Japanese Developer’s 1st Project In Laos

(KPL) The community housing project “ARATA Garden Residences”, on the back side of LAO ITECC and next to That Luang Lake of Xaysettha district, will start its construction in early 2019 and is expected to be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2021.ARATA ...

KPL

Korea’s Kumho E&G to build energy self-sufficient town in Laos

Kumho E&G Co., a South Korean energy management solution provider, will lead a development aid project to create an energy self-sufficient town in Laos as it tries to recover from a dam disaster that has devastated the country. More ...

Lee Young-wook and Kim Hyo-jin

Growth projections push Bolaven Plateu airport feasibility study

A Chinese firm is carrying out a feasibility study for the development of a new township on the Bolaven Plateau in southern Laos to support a number of mega projects. The company is interested in constructing an international airport, a modern town, natural tourism sites ...

Somsack Pongkhao

Thousands of families settled with better living conditions, legislators told

As many as 2,529 families have been settled in the government’s focal-developed zones where necessary facilities have been built to enable newcomers to enjoy better living conditions, a minister told the National Assembly (NA) recently.More ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo

Champassak province celebrates Pakxe city status

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith yesterday attended a ceremony to officially declare Pakxe district to be a city, as the capital of Champassak province, after the government recently authorised the upgrade of three provincial capitals to city status. The government authorised the change in status to ...

Vientiane Times

Savannakhet celebrates Kaysone Phomvihane city status 

Savannakhet province on Friday officially declared the town of Kaysone Phomvihane to be a city after the government recently authorised the upgrade of three provincial capitals to city status. The government has authorised the change in status in order to advance the administration and development of ...

Vientiane Times

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