Vietnam, Laos boost labour cooperation

Labour Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her Lao counterpart Onchan Thammavong are meeting in Da Nang city for a ministerial conference on labour cooperation.
Party chief receives Lao Deputy PM Politics

Party chief receives Lao Deputy PM

Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh received in Hanoi on Aug. 4 a Lao Government delegation led by Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Somsavat Lengsavad.

Vietnam, Laos boost comprehensive ties

Vietnam and Laos have agreed that human resources development remains a key success to build on, among others, in the second half of 2009, as one result of the Inter-Governmental Committee meeting in the central border province of Nghe An from August 1-3.

Vietnam helps Laos build border villages

The International Cooperation Company has handed over the just-completed project on border villages in the northern province of Houaphanh, Laos , to the provincial authority.

Foreign aid to Laos tops 400 million USD per year

The Lao government has received, on average, 400 million USD in aid each year from foreign countries and international development and financial agencies to help the country carry out economic development and poverty reduction programmes.