Update news Laos

Markets in Laos attract regional interest

 VietNamNet Bridge – Businesses from throughout the Asian region are seeking to expand the market share for their products and foreign direct investment in Laos after learning about its rapid development over recent years.

Students drop out, take jobs in Laos

 VietNamNet Bridge – Despite school boards' attempts to bring dropout students back to class, many have quit their studies in central Thua Thien - Hue Province to take jobs in Laos.

Cambodia’s decision to defer dam construction applauded

The struggle to protect Mekong River has been a prolonged and difficult one, and much more needs to be done, according to Tran Huu Hiep, head of the Economics Department under the Steering Committee on Southwest Development.

Government News 6/3

Vietnam condemns terrorism: FM; German Parliamentary State Secretary to visit HCM City; Numerous activities to mark Vietnam’s ties with China, US; Russia, Vietnam forge parliamentary cooperation

Vietnam, Laos sign new trade deal

Vietnam, Laos sign new trade deal; Italy, Vietnam boost strategic partnership; Vietnam, UK boost cooperation relations; Lao Vice President welcomes Vietnamese delegation; Security Minister meets Israeli Defence Ministry Director-General

Tourism route from Quang Binh to Laos, Thailand opens

A new tourism transport route connecting Vietnam’s central Quang Binh and Laos’ Khammoune and Thailand’s Nakhon Phanom and Sakon Nakhon provinces became operational on February 28.

Government News 2/2

Public Security Minister welcomes US, UN officials; Meetings abroad observe Party’s founding anniversary; Vietnam, Laos step up inspection work; Vietnam-Czech, Slovakia relations reviewed; Vietnam-Russia diplomatic ties marked in HCM City

Government News 30/1

Vietnam, Indonesia co-operate on education; NA Vice Chairwoman welcomes Lao Justice Minister; New ambassador to Singapore presents credentials; Party chief urges thorough preparations for Party Congresses

Government News 23/1

Uruguay’s top legislator wraps up Vietnam visit; Vietnam, EU talk human rights in Brussels; Deputy PM welcomes US trade official; President welcomes Lao Deputy Prime Minister; Vietnam, Argentina seek stronger friendship

Government News 22/1

PM greets new Panamanian Ambassador; Prime Minister promises to promote ties with Bangladesh; Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong receives Lao guest; Celebrations to mark 40 years of Vietnam-Germany ties

VN treasures all-round partnership with Russia: Ambassador

VN treasures all-round partnership with Russia: Ambassador; Lao President hails court collaboration with Vietnam; Lao localities wish to boost cooperation with HCM City; Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia courts promote cooperation

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia convene court conference

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia convene court conference; Vietnam offers sympathy to Thailand on tsunami commemoration; President meets 2014 national trademark awardees; President's visit adds fresh impetus to Vietnam-Cambodia ties

Ho Chi Minh City honours RoK’s Consul General

Party chief greets Cuban minister of armed forces; NA Standing Committee convenes 33rd session; President Truong Tan Sang leaves for Cambodia; Ho Chi Minh City honours RoK’s Consul General

VN State Bank Governor visits Laos

Prime Minister leaves for 5th Greater Mekong Subregion Summit; State Bank Governor visits Laos; Logo of Vietnam-New Zealand’s 40-year ties announced; VN-Laos share poverty reduction experience

US Pacific Fleet Commander visits Da Nang

US Pacific Fleet Commander visits Da Nang; Angola’s capital eyes twinning relations with Hanoi; Vietnam wishes to promote all-round cooperation with Pakistan; Vietnamese, Lao border guard units set up twinning ties

Deputy PM stresses prospects for Qatar-Vietnam ties

Vietnam-Venezuela diplomatic ties marked in Hanoi; Vietnam congratulates Japan over lower house election; Deputy PM stresses prospects for Qatar-Vietnam ties; Vietnam, Laos vow to work together for stable shared border

Vietnam wants to further friendship with India: President

Vietnam, Laos supreme courts talk to foster ties; Vietnam wants to further friendship with India: President; RoK President vows ODA priority to projects in Vietnam; Vietnam expects huge investment inflows from RoK

Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits Laos

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is paying a working visit to Laos from December 9-10 at an invitation of his Lao counterpart Somsavat Lengsavad.

PM Dung to attend ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit

PM Dung to attend ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit; Deputy PM vows to foster ties with Laos during official visit; Russian and Belarusian war veterans visit Vietnam; Vietnam, Cambodia increase defence personnel training

Japan, Vietnam boost human resource cooperation

Japan, Vietnam boost human resource cooperation; Vietnam, Laos enhance joint work in ethnic affairs; Vietnamese diplomats congratulate Laos’ National Day; Vietnam, Indonesia tighten defence ties