Latest News about Laos
Border guards operating in Dien Bien province have co-operated with their counterparts in Laos to successfully arrest two Laotian traffickers as they were in the process of transporting a large quantity of drugs into Vietnam.
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.
Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos should work together across their borders to fight the illegal drug trade, said participants at the 18th trilateral/bilateral ministerial meeting on drug control co-operation among the three nations.
Nine Lao citizens who are irregular migrants or have undocumented marriages and currently residing in the border district of A Luoi, Vietnam’s central province of Thua Thien-Hue, took Vietnamese nationality on September 6.
Economic ministers of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) affirmed the countries’ coordination to successfully carry out CLMV action plans at their 11th meeting in Bangkok on September 5.
The 4th meeting of the defence and and security committees of the National Assembly of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia kicked off in Phnom Penh today under the chair of Acting President of the Cambodian NA Nguon Nhel.
Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception for Vice President of the Lao National Assembly Bounpone Bouttanavong in Hanoi on August 20.
Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (CLV) are set to promote the traditional solidarity and friendship among their parliaments and step up joint projects in the CLV Development Triangle Area, according to a joint statement issued today.
Officials in charge of external affairs from parliaments of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia gathered in Quang Ninh today during their seventh conference on the role of parliament in realising agreements in the Development Triangle.
Lt. Gen. Tran Quang Phuong, Deputy Director of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army, received Maj. Gen. Bunlieng Sengphachan of the General Department of Politics of the Lao People’s Army yesterday.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has affirmed Vietnam’s commitment to coordinating with Japan and other Mekong countries in implementing the Tokyo Strategy 2018 for Mekong-Japan Cooperation.
The Vietnam-Laos friendship exchange programme 2019 took place in Lao Bao town, Huong Hoa district, the central province of Quang Tri on July 30.
The Vietnamese and Lao ministries of public security held the 10th conference in Vientiane on July 9 to review their joint work against crimes.
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The International and Vietnam Mekong Commissions have protested, but Laos is implementing its plan to build more hydropower dams on the Mekong mainstream, reported Saigon Economic Times.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a working session with his Lao and Cambodian counterparts Thongloun Sisoulith and Samdech Techo Hun Sen in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 23 on the sidelines of the 34th ASEAN Summit.
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A ceremony was held in Quang Ninh on June 3 to present medals conferred by the Lao President to the province’s individuals and collectives for their contributions to enhancing the friendship between the two countries.
Vietnam’s dairy makers are accessing more opportunities to increase exports, but companies need to enhance their competitiveness in foreign markets and develop a concentrated production scale.
Vietnam plans to purchase more electricity from China and Laos in the coming years as the domestic power supply is running out, an official has said.