Lao government to begin dam safety inspections in 2019 World

Lao government to begin dam safety inspections in 2019

The Lao government will begin inspecting the safety standards applied to the construction of all hydropower dams in the country next year in a bid to prevent further accidents, reported the Vientiane Times on November 30.
Lao leaders value ties between LPRP, CPV’s inspection agencies Politics

Lao leaders value ties between LPRP, CPV’s inspection agencies

Top leaders of Laos spoke highly of cooperation between the Inspection Commissions of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committees while receiving head of the CPV commission Tran Cam Tu in Vientiane on October 31.
Vietnamese Party delegation visits Laos Politics

Vietnamese Party delegation visits Laos

Politburo member and permanent member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) Tran Quoc Vuong met with Lao National Assembly Chairwoman Pany Yathotou in Vientiane on October 9 as part of his official visit to Laos.
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.
MRC welcomes Laos’ decision following dam break World

MRC welcomes Laos’ decision following dam break

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has welcomed the Lao Government’s decision to review all existing and underway dams and suspend the consideration of all new hydropower projects following a recent dam break.
Ho Chi Minh City official receives Lao delegation Politics

Ho Chi Minh City official receives Lao delegation

Permanent Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem welcomed a Lao delegation led by Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Sundara Sourioudong during a reception in the city on August 14.