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Laos considers new expressway linking Vientiane, Vietnamicon
SOCIETY08/11/20210

Laos considers new expressway linking Vientiane, Vietnam

The Lao government is discussing the planned route of an expressway running from Vientiane through Xaysomboun, Xieng Khuang and Huaphan provinces to the Vietnamese border.

 
Top Vietnamese, Lao leaders witness signing of bilateral cooperation pactsicon

Top Vietnamese, Lao leaders witness signing of bilateral cooperation pacts

POLITICS
29/06/2021

General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith arrived in Hanoi on Sunday and signed various agreements with his Vietnamese counterpart.

Welcome ceremony held for top Lao leader Thongloun Sisoulithicon

Welcome ceremony held for top Lao leader Thongloun Sisoulith

POLITICS
28/06/2021

General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith, his spouse and a Lao Party and State high-level delegation were welcomed to Vietnam

Foreign ministers of Vietnam, Laos applaud mutual support in COVID-19 fighticon

Foreign ministers of Vietnam, Laos applaud mutual support in COVID-19 fight

POLITICS
07/06/2021

Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and his Lao counterpart Saleumxay Kommasith on June 6 highlighted their countries’ mutual support in the COVID-19 combat and identified ways to augment bilateral relations.

Vietnam provides COVID-19 assistance to Laosicon

Vietnam provides COVID-19 assistance to Laos

VIETNAM & WORLD
13/05/2021

The Vietnamese community in Laos are working with Lao authorities and people to overcome the current COVID-19 outbreak by raising funds and donating cash, necessities and medical supplies to the host country.

Laos star backs Vietnam national team in qualifiersicon

Laos star backs Vietnam national team in qualifiers

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
12/05/2021

Laos national team star Soukaphone Vongchiengkham says his country will stand alongside Vietnamese fans to cheer for Vietnam in the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

VN talks defence relations with Canada and Laosicon

VN talks defence relations with Canada and Laos

POLITICS
07/05/2021

Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang had phone talks with his Canadian counterpart Harjit Singh Sajjan on Thursday.

Vietnam provides support for Laos in COVID-19 fighticon

Vietnam provides support for Laos in COVID-19 fight

VIETNAM & WORLD
05/05/2021

Vietnam’s assistance for Laos in the COVID-19 combat was handed over at a ceremony held at Wattay International Airport in Vientiane capital city on May 4 morning.

Over 30 Vietnamese experts ready for COVID-19 support mission in Laosicon

Over 30 Vietnamese experts ready for COVID-19 support mission in Laos

SOCIETY
04/05/2021

A group of 35 Vietnamese doctors and caregivers is expected to leave Vietnam on May 4 for Laos aboard a Vietnam Airlines flight to assist the nation’s fight against COVID-19.

Vietnam willing to support Laos in COVID-19 fight: Health Ministericon

Vietnam willing to support Laos in COVID-19 fight: Health Minister

POLITICS
30/04/2021

Vietnam is willing to share its experience in COVID-19 prevention and control with Laos, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long in a virtual discussion with his Lao counterpart Bounfeng Phoummalaysith on April 29.

Top legislator holds phone talks with Lao counterparticon

Top legislator holds phone talks with Lao counterpart

POLITICS
03/04/2021

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue held phone talks with his Lao counterpart Saysomphone Phomvihane on April 2, just several days after Hue took office as the new NA leader.

Vietnamese, Lao Party chiefs hold phone talksicon

Vietnamese, Lao Party chiefs hold phone talks

POLITICS
03/02/2021

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong held phone talks with Party General Secretary and Prime Minister of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith on February 2.

Top leader holds phone talks with new Secretary General of Lao People’s Revolutionary Partyicon

Top leader holds phone talks with new Secretary General of Lao People’s Revolutionary Party

POLITICS
17/01/2021

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong held phone talks with the newly-elected General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee Thongloun Sisoulith on January 16.

Vietnam visits by foreign leaders in 2020 amid COVID-19icon

Vietnam visits by foreign leaders in 2020 amid COVID-19

POLITICS
26/12/2020

Visits to the nation by leaders of Laos, the Republic of Korea and Japan in 2020 have demonstrated a safe Vietnam in effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Party, State leader receives visiting Laos PMicon

Party, State leader receives visiting Laos PM

POLITICS
06/12/2020

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on December 6 hosted a reception for a high-ranking delegation of Laos led by Politburo member and Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith 

Vietnam, Laos determined to foster comprehensive cooperationicon

Vietnam, Laos determined to foster comprehensive cooperation

POLITICS
06/12/2020

The Vietnamese and Lao Governments are organising the 43rd session of their inter-governmental committee, affirming both countries’ diplomatic priority of unceasingly developing the bilateral relationship of great friendship, 

Two Laotian nationals caught in possession of significant drugs haulicon

Two Laotian nationals caught in possession of significant drugs haul

SOCIETY
05/12/2020

Border guards operating in the northern province of Dien Bien recently detained two Laotian citizens as they were in the process of attempting to smuggle a large quantity of drugs into the nation.

Vietnamese, Lao defence ministries ink cooperation plan for 2021icon

Vietnamese, Lao defence ministries ink cooperation plan for 2021

POLITICS
05/12/2020

The ministries of national defence of Vietnam and Laos agreed to continue promoting the effectiveness of cooperation mechanisms during their leaders’ talks in Hanoi on December 4.