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Eight Lao nationals caught smuggling 10kg of meth into Vietnamicon
SOCIETY08/09/20200

Eight Lao nationals caught smuggling 10kg of meth into Vietnam

Eight Lao drug traffickers have been arrested in the central province of Quang Tri for attempts to trade and transport 10kg of synthetic drugs into Vietnam, the provincial border guards announced on September 7.

 
Son La border guards arrest six people for illegally entering Vietnamicon

Son La border guards arrest six people for illegally entering Vietnam

SOCIETY
17/08/2020

Border guards in the northern border province of Son La said that they had arrested six members of a family for illegally entering Vietnam from Laos.

Dozens of Lao students in Vietnam return home illegallyicon

Dozens of Lao students in Vietnam return home illegally

SOCIETY
11/08/2020

Up to 56 Lao students studying at a college in the central province of Quang Tri have returned to their country without permission from authorities amid the complicated Covid-19 pandemic.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hold talks with Lao counterparticon

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hold talks with Lao counterpart

POLITICS
06/07/2020

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith started a visit to Vietnam on July 5 at the invitation of the host PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc

Vietnam supports Laos in educationicon

Vietnam supports Laos in education

VIETNAM & WORLD
05/07/2020

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.

ASEAN countries continue loosening COVID-19 restrictionsicon

ASEAN countries continue loosening COVID-19 restrictions

SOCIETY
31/05/2020

Thailand on May 29 decided to shorten the night curfew by an hour, starting June 1, when the country enters the third phase of COVID-19 lockdown easing.

A Pa Chai - Vietnam's westernmost point bordering Laos and Chinaicon

A Pa Chai - Vietnam's westernmost point bordering Laos and China

TRAVEL
27/05/2020

The westernmost point of Vietnam's mainland, Milestone No Zero A Pa Chai is located at the T-junction of Vietnam-Laos-China border in Sin Thau Commune, Muong Nhe District, Dien Bien province.

Uncle Ho in the heart of overseas Vietnamese in Laosicon

Uncle Ho in the heart of overseas Vietnamese in Laos

VIETNAM & WORLD
19/05/2020

Despite being born in foreign countries and having never met Ho Chi Minh, overseas Vietnamese in Laos and Thailand always pay special respect to Uncle Ho. 

COVID-19: Laos agrees to facilitate repatriation of Vietnamese citizensicon

COVID-19: Laos agrees to facilitate repatriation of Vietnamese citizens

POLITICS
07/05/2020

Lao authorities have agreed to allow Vietnamese citizens living and working in Laos to return to Vietnam via international border gates, the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos said on Tuesday.

Vietnam send experts to help Laos fight COVID-19icon

Vietnam send experts to help Laos fight COVID-19

POLITICS
08/04/2020

The Ministry of National Defence has sent medical experts to Laos to exchange experience in COVID-19 prevention and control.

Vietnam helps Laos prepare for UNESCO recognition of national reserveicon

Vietnam helps Laos prepare for UNESCO recognition of national reserve

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/04/2020

A working group of Vietnamese cultural heritage experts has been established by to support Laos in compiling a dossier seeking UNESCO recognition of Hin Namno National Reserve as a World Natural Heritage Site.

COVID-19: new entry-exit regulations between Vietnam and Laosicon

COVID-19: new entry-exit regulations between Vietnam and Laos

SOCIETY
06/04/2020

The Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on April 5 informed Vietnam citizens of new entry-exit regulations the Lao Government has issued as an effort to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam-donated medical equipment handed over to Laosicon

Vietnam-donated medical equipment handed over to Laos

POLITICS
05/04/2020

Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung handed over medical equipment worth over VND7 billion ($304,000) as gifts from the Vietnamese Government and people to their Lao counterparts at a ceremony in Vientiane on April 4.

COVID-19: Vietnam presents medical equipment to Laos, Cambodiaicon

COVID-19: Vietnam presents medical equipment to Laos, Cambodia

POLITICS
04/04/2020

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung on April 3 handed over medical equipment worth $304,000 as gifts from the Vietnamese Government and people to their Lao and Cambodian counterparts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam suspends residents' border crossing from/to Laos, Cambodia over COVID-19icon

Vietnam suspends residents' border crossing from/to Laos, Cambodia over COVID-19

SOCIETY
01/04/2020

The Vietnamese Government has decided to suspend cross-border activities of individuals at main and secondary border gates, and trails in border areas sharing with Cambodia and Laos from April 1.

Vietnam offers US$200,000 in medical aid to help Laos, Cambodia fight coronavirusicon

Vietnam offers US$200,000 in medical aid to help Laos, Cambodia fight coronavirus

POLITICS
27/03/2020

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc announced the Vietnamese Government has decided to offer US$200,000 in medical aid to help Laos and Cambodia fight the novel coronavirus pandemic.

PM holds phone talks with Lao, Cambodian counterpartsicon

PM holds phone talks with Lao, Cambodian counterparts

POLITICS
27/03/2020

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 26 held separate phone talks with his Lao and Cambodian counterparts, during which the leaders discussed coordination between Vietnam and the two countries in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Four countries begin joint patrol on Mekong Rivericon

Four countries begin joint patrol on Mekong River

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
25/03/2020

China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand began their 91st joint patrol on the Mekong River on March 24.