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Two Laotian men caught with 100,000 pills of synthetic drugsicon
SOCIETY18 hours ago0

Two Laotian men caught with 100,000 pills of synthetic drugs

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 to host Mekong mayors’ tourism summiticon

Laos to host Mekong mayors’ tourism summit

TRAVEL
03/10/2019

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.

VN, Cambodia, Laos enhance drug control co-operationicon

VN, Cambodia, Laos enhance drug control co-operation

POLITICS
12/09/2019

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.

Thua Thien-Hue: Nine Laotians receive Vietnamese nationalityicon

Thua Thien-Hue: Nine Laotians receive Vietnamese nationality

SOCIETY
07/09/2019

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.

Ministers vow coordination for successful CLMV action plansicon

Ministers vow coordination for successful CLMV action plans

POLITICS
07/09/2019

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.

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia seek to foster defence-security bondsicon

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia seek to foster defence-security bonds

POLITICS
27/08/2019

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.

Top legislator meets Lao NA Vice Presidenticon

Top legislator meets Lao NA Vice President

POLITICS
21/08/2019

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.

Joint projects in CLV Development Triangle Area to be promotedicon

Joint projects in CLV Development Triangle Area to be promoted

POLITICS
18/08/2019

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.

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia seek to promote Development Triangle efficiencyicon

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia seek to promote Development Triangle efficiency

POLITICS
17/08/2019

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.

Vietnamese, Lao armies enhance ties in internal political protectionicon

Vietnamese, Lao armies enhance ties in internal political protection

POLITICS
14/08/2019

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.

Vietnam affirms commitment to Mekong-Japan cooperationicon

Vietnam affirms commitment to Mekong-Japan cooperation

POLITICS
03/08/2019

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.

Exchange programme promotes Vietnam-Laos friendshipicon

Exchange programme promotes Vietnam-Laos friendship

POLITICS
31/07/2019

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.

Vietnam, Laos review crime fighticon

Vietnam, Laos review crime fight

POLITICS
09/07/2019

The Vietnamese and Lao ministries of public security held the 10th conference in Vientiane on July 9 to review their joint work against crimes.

Laos builds more hydropower dams, sparking concern in Vietnamicon

Laos builds more hydropower dams, sparking concern in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
05/07/2019

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.

Vietnamese Prime Minister meets with Lao, Cambodian counterpartsicon

Vietnamese Prime Minister meets with Lao, Cambodian counterparts

POLITICS
23/06/2019

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.

Quang Ninh’s leaders honoured with Lao medalsicon

Quang Ninh’s leaders honoured with Lao medals

VIETNAM & WORLD
04/06/2019

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 industry to boost exportsicon

Vietnam’s dairy industry to boost exports

BUSINESS
01/06/2019

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 to purchase more power from China, Laosicon

Vietnam to purchase more power from China, Laos

BUSINESS
29/05/2019

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.