Sa Pa welcomes nearly 20,000 visitors during New Year holidays Travel

Sa Pa welcomes nearly 20,000 visitors during New Year holidays

Sa Pa township – a famous tourist destination in the northern province of Lao Cai welcomed 17,346 visitors during the three-day solar New Year holiday (January 1-3), according to head of the Culture-Information Office of the township Hoang Thi Vuong.
Public debt of Laos predicted to increase amid COVID-19 World

Public debt of Laos predicted to increase amid COVID-19

The public debt of Laos may increase to as much as 65 to 68 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) in 2020 following a sharp fall in national revenue collection alongside an increase in loans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Vientiane Times reported.
Pandemic likely to put tourism targets beyond reach Travel

Pandemic likely to put tourism targets beyond reach

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a gloomy picture being painted of Vietnam’s tourism industry in the first quarter of the year, as it triggered an 18.1 percent decline in foreign arrivals and made it particularly difficult for the country to achieve this year’s targets.