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Tanmixay-Sikeuth road upgrade 10 percent complete

The 9.4 kilometre road running from the Tanmixay crossroads in Xaythany district to the Sikeuth junction on Road 13 North in Naxaithong district is undergoing an upgrade which is now 10 percent complete. The contractor, Tangchaleun Group Co., Ltd., says the project will be completed ...

Nong Or development project to commence construction

The Nong Or project to develop a tourism site in Sikhottabong district, Vientiane will commence construction in the near future after a project design model was selected recently. The project is now awaiting approval from the Vientiane authorities after the developer, Kanghua Investment Co., Ltd, ...

Rubber exports stable

While international rubber prices rebounded late last year, Cambodia’s exports in 2016, however, remained relatively unchanged compared with 2015, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. The ministry’s figures indicate that Cambodia exported 128,111 metric tons of rubber in 2016, with a marginal increase ...

Experts call for reducing rice exports

The country should halve its rice exports from the normal 7-8 million tonnes until 2020 because of difficulties exporters face and falling production due to climate change, according to the Viet Nam Food Association. Speaking at a seminar in HCM City on December 13, Huynh The ...

Hai Duong pressures delayed thermal power plant

The Hai Duong People’s Committee is seeking solutions for the $2 billion, 1,200 megawatt Hai Duong thermal power plant, in case the investors continue to delay with the construction. The committee has requested the PM to direct ministries and relevant authorities to urge the co-investors, namely ...

Govt gives green light to Vientiane province cement production

The government has agreed to allow Vientiane Hongshi Saythirath Cement Co., Ltd to excavate lime and construct a cement factory in Vientiane province after the developer completed feasibility studies. The agreement was signed in Vientiane on October 12 on behalf of the government by Deputy Minister of ...

Vietnam's rice exports to decline sharply this year

Viet Nam hopes to export 1.6 million tonnes rice in the four remaining months of the year, raising exports for the year to 4.9 million tonnes, said the Viet Nam Food Association. According to a report the VFA tabled at a meeting held in southern An ...

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