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Government bonds to be traded on Lao Securities Exchange in December

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The government has announced a new bond offering worth more than 1,287 billion kip ($142 million) for the Lao Securities Exchange (LSX) this month.Following the previous bond offering worth 1,700 billion kip in September, bonds worth 412.57 billion kip were sold ...

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Project to boost Lao textile exports to Europe

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Laos needs to promote and build the capacity of the home textile sector to create greater opportunities for local producers so they can boost exports to the European market, according to a sector official.That was the message from Director General of ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

UNDP launches inequalities analysis in Laos

Vientiane (Vientiane Times/ANN) – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Laos has launched an inequalities analysis in three steps of ‘beyond income, beyond averages, and beyond today,’ proposing a battery of policy options to tackle it.The 2019 edition of UNDP’s Human Development Report (HDR) on ...

News Desk

Vientiane authorities get motoring on electric tricycle inspections

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Vientiane authorities will begin stricter checks on electric tricycles and motorcycle sidecars in the capital with more illegally making their way onto the city’s streets.Head of the transportation management division under Vientiane Public Works and Transport Department, Mr Sivone Subthavy told Vientiane ...

Phomphong Laoin

Foreign affairs officials discuss plans amid changing global environment

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday officially kicked off its 14th meeting, aiming to review and approve a new working plan to cope with the changing global environment.Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Saleumxay Kommasith presided over the official opening ceremony of ...

Times Reporters

Laos to improve quality of labor data collection

VIENTIANE, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) — Laos hopes to increase the quality of data both of local and foreign laborers in the country, as well as Lao laborers working abroad.A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed for conducting a feasibility study on Tuesday in Lao capital ...

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Japan Provides UXO Clearance Machine For Cluster Munitions Removal in Xieng Khuang

(KPL) The Government of Japan has provided grant assistance worth USD 746,128 to support the removal of unexploded ordnance – UXO – utilizing cluster munitions machine in Xieng Khuang Province on Dec 11, 2019.A contract on the grant project was signed at the Embassy of ...

KPL News Desk

Germany continues support for Lao biodiversity protection

The government of Germany has agreed to continue financial support of EUR 6.2 million to implement the second phase of the Protection and Sustainable Use of Forest Ecosystems and Biodiversity (ProFEB) project in Laos.Representatives of the Lao and German governments yesterday signed the technical implementation ...

Times Reporters

LVMC (Kolao) Acquires GMS Trading in Laos, Eyes New Business

LVMC Holdings, formerly known as Kolao Holdings, has announced that it acquired 100 percent shares in GMS Trading Sole in Laos for USD 357,623. The move is aimed at pursuing “new business,” the company explained without providing further details.GMS Trading enjoys businesses in real-estate development ...

Taejun Kang

Kuang Si Falls Named in List of Best Overseas Attractions for Japanese Tourists

Laos’s Kuang Si Falls in Luang Prabang has been named as one of 50 best overseas attractions for Japanese tourists in 2019, a recent survey has shown.The falls ranked 26th in the list of 50 most popular destinations for Japanese tourists in 2019 compiled by ...

Taejun Kang

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