Laos, China seeking greater tourism cooperation

Laos and China have vowed to increase cooperation to promote tourism between the two countries with the aim of attracting more visitors.That was the message at the Laos-China Tourism Forum in Vientiane yesterday where participants shared their experiences in the promotion of bilateral tourism.More ...

Vientiane Times

Culture, Vientiane are top draws for tourists: survey

Places of scenic and cultural interest are the top draws for people visiting Laos, while the capital Vientiane tops the list of places visited by foreign tourists, according a 2017 statistics report. The Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism carried out a survey among 2,591 international ...

Vientiane Times

MRC supports Lao green growth initiative

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has expressed strong support for Laos over its green growth strategy, adding that the inter-governmental organisation is ready to share its resources to ensure this initiative is sustainable. More   ...

Vientiane Times

Outstanding Lao ladies shine at regional women’s entrepreneur awards

Nine Lao businesswomen received the Outstanding Asean Women Entrepreneurs Award 2018 granted by the Asean Women Entrepreneurs Network (AWEN) at the Department of Social Development and Welfare Building in Bangkok, Thailand last week.Almost 100 nominated businesswomen from Asean countries joined the special awards ceremony to ...

Vientiane Times

Borikhamxay makes strides in dealing with illegally imported vehicles

Over 600 vehicles that were illegally imported into Borikhamxay province have now been legalised, despite some challenges in the process, according to a committee in charge of the matter. A senior official on the committee, Mr Khamvaen Panyanouvong, told Vientiane Times on Friday that only 100 ...

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

Ministry supports Champassak farmers’ quest for quality

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is continuing to encourage farmers in Champassak province to improve the quality of their crops.Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Dr Lien Thikeo reinforced the message recently, telling farmers in Champassak to focus their efforts on growing better quality agricultural ...

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