ASEAN discusses ways to lure more visitors ASEAN

ASEAN discusses ways to lure more visitors

ASEAN senior officials on July 5 and 6 joined a virtual conference on tourism, discussing ways to attract more visitors and ensure their health and safety as the COVID-19 pandemic virus continues to circulate.
Lao Party takes action to deal with economic difficulties World

Lao Party takes action to deal with economic difficulties

The Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP)’s Central Committee has resolved to take action to urgently address economic difficulties, especially those relating to the fuel shortage, fluctuating currency exchange rates, and rising inflation.
Laos: six development goals for 2021-2025 outlined at party congress World

Laos: six development goals for 2021-2025 outlined at party congress

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith outlined six targets under the country’s Ninth Socio-economic Development Plan for 2021-2025 when addressing the ongoing 11th National Congress of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) in Vientiane on January 13, according to the Vientiane Times.
Laos faces serious budget deficit  World

Laos faces serious budget deficit

An elevated fiscal deficit will result in growing public debt, which will ramp up pressure on Laos' debt servicing capacity amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Vientiane Times reported on August 21.
Vietnam supports Laos in education Society

Vietnam supports Laos in education

A new secondary school has been recently inaugurated in Bounneua district in Laos’ Phongsaly province as a gift from the Vietnamese Government, the Vientiane Times reported on its July 3 issue.
Laos, Vietnam join hands to promote tourism Travel

Laos, Vietnam join hands to promote tourism

Officials from four southern provinces of Laos, central and southern provinces of Vietnam, and tourism-related businesses have gathered in Champassak province to discuss measures to draw more visitors to the two countries.
Laos to host Mekong mayors’ tourism summit World

Laos to host Mekong mayors’ tourism summit

Laos will host the Lower Mekong Tourism Cities’ Mayors Summit in Vientiane from October 12 to 15 to promote cooperation between cities in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.
Lao press highlights PM Thongloun Sisoulith’s visit to Vietnam World

Lao press highlights PM Thongloun Sisoulith’s visit to Vietnam

Many Lao newspapers carried stories and photos on their front pages describing the official visit to Vietnam by Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith from October 1-3 as a significant contribution to the sound friendship and special solidarity between the two nations.