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Terms and Conditions of newspaper and website advertisements

The Vientiane Times is the leading English newspaper in the Lao PDR. It was officially launched as a tabloid size on April 7, 1994.
If you advertise your business or your products via the website and in our newspaper, you will benefit in many ways because readers around the world will access information from your advertisement. Your products will have entered an international market.
Submission of materials, insertion orders, and verbal and nonverbal space reservations constitute acceptance of the following conditions of the publisher.

1. Contract. These Terms and Conditions together with the accompanying form signed by the advertiser constitutes a binding agreement between the Advertisers identified in the contract and the Vientiane Times as publisher.
2. Paper Advertisements
Advertisements in the tabloid size of Vientiane Times will reach hundreds of thousands of readers, both within Laos and around the world. Sizes ranging from 1/20 to full page black-and-white or colour are offered at reasonable prices.
3. Online Advertisements
Advertising your business via Vientiane Times websites will give your business international exposure. If you have your own website, we can help you by linking it with our website, and your web logo will be placed on our home page: www.vientianetimes.org.la/

Website advertisement rates

•  2,000,000 Kip (US$250) per year for a banner size 124 x 150 pixel on the Vientiane Times home page on the left or right side of the top navigation bar. The banner links to your website.
•  1,500,000 Kip (US$200) per year for a banner size 124 x 150 pixel on the Vientiane Times home page on the left or right side of navigation bar. The banner links to your website.

•  1,000,000 Kip (US$125) per year for a banner size 150 x 180 pixel on the home page on the left side of Vientiane Times website and half page (300 pixel x 400 pixel) with hyperlink to the inside page, which contains photos and contain of your product. It uses hyperlink to your website.

•  500,000 Kip (US$63) per year for a banner size 124 x 66 pixel on the home page on the left side of Vientiane Times website. The banner links to your website.

•  300,000 Kip (US$38) per month for full page (600 x 800 pixel) and 200,000 Kip for half page (300 x 400 pixel) inside web site with hyperlink to your website(s).
•  200,000 Kip (US$25) per week for full page (600 x 800 pixel) and 150,000 Kip for half page (300 x 400 pixel) inside web site with hyperlink to your website(s).

Notice: At first we can provide you with a free design of your logo and you can choose between various colours and/or animation. You can change the contents of your advertisement every three months and/or every six months. But the picture must be JPEG or GIF file.
****N0w Available****
on CD-Rom
  • Full newspaper editions in PDF format
  • All articles, pictures and advertisements
  • Full index facilities
  • Comprehensive search functions
  • Purchase direct or by mail order

 

    • One CD covering years 1994 is available for US$32 (250,000 kip)
    • From 1994 to 2017, one CD per year is available for US$32 each (250,000 kip)
    • One CD from January to June 2018 is available for US$17 (125,000 kip)
Year
Price KIP
Price US
Remark
3 years
830,000 kip
US$ 100
DVD
5 years
1,245,000 kip
US$ 150
DVD
6 years
1,494,000 kip
US$ 180
DVD
8 years
1,660,000 kip
US$200
DVD
10 years
2,490,000 kip
US$ 300
DVD
 

4. Advertising. The Advertiser shall purchase the online advertising package at the rate listed, and for the duration specified, in the accompanying form signed by the advertiser.


5. Payment. Advertisers shall make payment in advance or within 07 days of the billing date indicated on the invoice. Vientiane Times reserves the right to request full or partial payment before publishing any advertisement and to cease publishing any advertisement when payment for previous advertising is more than 30 days overdue.
6. Cancellation. Advertisements scheduled for insertion may be cancelled by the Advertiser, but the Advertiser must inform the publisher three days before the date of scheduled publication. If not, the advertiser is responsible for the entire cost of publishing the advertisements.
7. Rejection of Advertisements. Notwithstanding anything in this contract to the contrary, the Vientiane Times reserves the right to reject or cancel any advertisement at any time if it does not conform to the regulations and laws.
8. Force Majeure. Neither party shall be held responsible for delay or failure in performance under this Contract caused by fire, flood, strikes, terrorism, work stoppages, breakdown of equipment, government action, internet or website downtime, or other causes beyond the affected parties' reasonable control.
9. Refund. If your advertisements are not published in our newspaper or website but you have already paid us, you can send us a request for a refund not more than 15 days after the omission.
10. At any time and  place around the world you can pay us using the following cards: BCEL China UnionPay, VISA, MasterCard, JCB, American Express, China UnionPay and QR Codes: BCEL Onepay, UnionPay, WeChat Pay and Alipay

11. Customers can make checks payable to the Vientiane Times or transfer the money using an accepted bank card to (US$) A/c 010110100989471001 or (kip) A/c 010110000989471001 at the Bank pour le Commerce Exterieur Lao (BCEL). If you have already transferred your payment, please fax or email the payment receipt to the Vientiane Times address as written below.
Vientiane Times, Phonpapao Village, Sisattanak District, P.O. Box 5723, Vientiane, Lao PDR. Tel: (856-21) 336042, 336048, Fax: (856-21) 336041
Email: [email protected]
Website:  www.vientianetimes.org.la ; www.vientianetimeslao.la


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Vientiane Times Phonpapao Village, Unit 32, Sisattanak District, P.O.Box: 5723 Vientiane, Lao PDR
Tel: (856-21) 336042, 336048, Fax: (856-21) 336041

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