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Laos-Vietnam railway set to operate in 2028

The Laos-Vietnam railway is expected to be completed and put into service in 2028, according to Lao media.

Thua Thien-Hue eyes coal conveyor to Laos

The project, expected to cost VNĐ8 trillion (US$344 million), is divided into three phases. It is slated for completion in two years.

Vietnam-Laos agreement on mutual judicial assistance in civil matters ratified

President Vo Van Thuong has signed a decision approving the Vietnam-Laos agreement on mutual judicial assistance in civil matters.

Vietnam hands over Nong Khang airport to Laos

A ceremony was held in Samneua district, Laos' Houaphanh province on May 15 to hand over and put into operation Nong Khang airport.

President holds talks with Party General Secretary, President of Laos

President Vo Van Thuong and Party General Secretary and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith held talks in Vientiane on April 10 following a welcome ceremony for the former earlier the same day.

President Vo Van Thuong begins official visit to Laos

President Vo Van Thuong and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation arrived at Wattay International Airport, Vientiane capital on April 10 morning, starting an official visit to Laos.

Minister: PM’s Lao visit achieves comprehensive, substantial results

The official visit to Laos by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh is a success.

Vietnam hands over systems to help Laos boost digital transformation

The Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications handed over a platform for massive open online courses (MOOCs) and a security operations centre (SOC) system to the Lao Ministry of Technology and Communications on January 11.

Vietnam and Laos vow to increase bilateral trade by 15% in 2023

Vietnam and Laos will work closely to introduce solutions aimed at increasing two-way trade by 10 - 15% this year compared to 2022’s figure.

Vietnamese, Lao PMs wrap up Solidarity and Friendship Year

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his Lao counterpart Sonexay Siphandone co-chaired a press conference on outcomes of their talks, and a ceremony concluding the Vietnam-Laos, Laos-Vietnam Solidarity and Friendship Year, in Vientiane on January 11.

Vietnam, Laos to boost economic cooperation, maintain great ties

The two sides signed 10 cooperation documents on banking-finance, transport, economic diplomacy, science and technology, IT and communications, education and training, and health.

Prime Minister starts official visit to Laos

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh arrived in Vientiane on January 11 morning, beginning his two-day official visit to Laos at the invitation of his Lao counterpart Sonexay Siphandone.

PM’s official visit to Laos expected to give push to bilateral relations

The upcoming official visit to Laos by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will create momentum for Vietnam and its neighbour to strengthen their relations, a diplomat has said.

Vietnam, Laos aiming fo 2 billion USD in bilateral trade

Trade ties between Vietnam and neighbouring Laos have been growing since they established diplomatic relations 60 years ago (September 5, 1962-2022).

Vietnamese, Lao PMs witness signing of nine cooperation documents

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his Lao counterpart Phankham Viphavanh have witnessed the signing and handing over of nine co-operation documents between the governments, ministries, agencies, and enterprises of the two countries.

Vietnamese and Lao PMs co-chair 44th session of Intergovernmental Committee

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his Lao counterpart Phankham Viphavanh co-chaired the 44th session of the Vietnam-Laos Intergovernmental Committee on Bilateral Cooperation on the morning of January 10.

Vietnam donates 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Laos

Vietnam has decided to donate 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Laos to help the neighbouring country combat the virus.

Vietnam, Laos agree to boost special ties

Visiting Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh held talks with his host Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh in Hanoi on January 8 after the former’s arrival to a red-carpet welcome ceremony earlier the same day.

Party Chief highlights traditional friendship with Laos

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong met Chairman of the Lao National Assembly Xaysomphone Phomvihane in Hanoi on Tuesday.

Vietnam's top leaders welcome Lao National Assembly President

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed Vietnam’s consistent policy of prioritising and developing special solidarity with Laos while receiving President of the Lao National Assembly Saysomphone Phomvihane in Hanoi on Monday.