Laos keep entry restrictions in place until end of July World

Laos keep entry restrictions in place until end of July

The Lao Government has decided to keep its international border gates closed to normal exit-entry, except for Lao citizens or foreigners with urgent need who must receive permission from the Lao national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control.
Senior officials pay tribute to former Lao PM Politics

Senior officials pay tribute to former Lao PM

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on May 15 led a delegation of high-ranking officials from the Vietnamese Party, State, National Assembly, and Government as well as the Vietnam Fatherland Front to pay tribute to former Lao Prime Minister and former Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction Central Committee Sisavath Keobounphanh, who passed away on May 12 at the age of 92.
Vietnam extends condolences to Laos over former PM’s passing Politics

Vietnam extends condolences to Laos over former PM’s passing

The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee, the National Assembly, the President, the Government, and the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee on May 13 sent a message of condolences to their Lao counterparts over the recent passing of former Prime Minister Sisavath Keobounphanh.
Vietnamese, Lao National Assembly leaders hold phone talks Politics

Vietnamese, Lao National Assembly leaders hold phone talks

Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her Lao counterpart Pany Yathotou discussed the fight against COVID-19 in the two countries, cooperation among ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) member parliaments in response to the pandemic, and the construction progress of the NA House of Laos during their phone talks on May 7.
Laos, Thailand increase measures against COVID-19 World

Laos, Thailand increase measures against COVID-19

The Lao Health Ministry said at a press conference on April 27 that the country has not recorded any more cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, marking the 15th consecutive day in a row the country has seen no new COVID-19 cases.