Vientiane Times/ANN

Laos, Thailand review progress in worker legalisation

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Lao and Thai labour authorities met in Bangkok, Thailand, last week to review the results of ongoing operations on labour cooperation.The two nations have been collaborating over the past two years by encouraging legal employment in each country under the “Agreement ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Officials wipe out opium poppy crops in Luang Namtha, Xieng Khuang

LUANG NAMTHA, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Luang Namtha authorities recently destroyed 17 hectares of opium poppies growing in eight villages of Long district in the far northern province.Deputy Head of the district Public Security Office, Major Sinnakone Khounvongphom, told Vientiane Times on Friday that district ...

Phomphong Laoin

Laos seeking sweeter deal on sugar exports to China

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Laos is seeking to significantly increase sugar exports to the Chinese market this year to 100,000 tonnes, up from 55,000 tonnes in 2018.As part of efforts to increase bilateral trade and help sugar producers find foreign markets, the Lao government recently ...

News Desk

Savannakhet museum showcases Laos-Vietnam wartime ties

SAVANNAKHET, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Despite the passing of many years, today’s Laos is the product of a fascinating history which continues to enthrall its citizens and visitors.With the events of the 1960s and 70s largely hidden from world view, the secret war of those ...

Patithin Phetmeuangphuan

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