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Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh hosts Lao Deputy FM

Politics

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh hosts Lao Deputy FM

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on August 23 received Lao Deputy Foreign Minister Khamphau Ernthavan who has been in Vietnam to co-chair the third Vietnam-Laos political consultation at the deputy foreign minister-level.

Widespread flooding wrecks havoc in Laos

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Widespread flooding wrecks havoc in Laos

Flooding caused by the recent storms in Laos has left at least 46 dead, 97 missing and four injured, according to the country’s National Disaster Prevention and Control Committee.

VFF Vice President receives Lao Buddhist official

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VFF Vice President receives Lao Buddhist official

Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Ngo Sach Thuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 17 for Permanent Vice President of the Lao Buddhist Fellowship Organisation, Most Venerable Veth Masenay.

Lao airport can receive 2.3 million foreign tourists annually

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Lao airport can receive 2.3 million foreign tourists annually

The Wattay International Airport in the Lao capital of Vientiane is now able to accommodate as many as 2.3 million foreign travellers a year, roughly nine times the original terminal’s capacity, according to the Nikkei Asian Review’s edition published on August 10.

Forum helps promote Vietnam – Laos technology connection

Sci-Tech

Forum helps promote Vietnam – Laos technology connection

The Vietnam-Laos technology transfer forum (Vietnam – Laos TechConnect 2018) kicked off in Vientiane, Laos, on August 9, attracting about 300 delegates from the two countries’ ministries of science and technology, associations, businesses, universities and research institutions.

Lao dam collapse: 31 bodies found, 100 still missing

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Lao dam collapse: 31 bodies found, 100 still missing

The rescue forces in Laos had found the bodies of 31 victims in the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam as of August 6, Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith revealed at an international press conference held in Vientiane on August 7.