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Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith

Party chief welcomes Lao Prime Minister

Politics

Party chief welcomes Lao Prime Minister

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong hosted a reception on September 13 for Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith who came to attend the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018 (WEF ASEAN).

ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse

World

ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse

A delegation led by Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), on July 29 visited people who were affected by the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Sanamxay district of Laos’ Attapeu province.

More aid from Vietnam reaches survivors of Lao dam collapse

Society

More aid from Vietnam reaches survivors of Lao dam collapse

The National Committee for Disaster Response and Search and Rescue has asked the Ministry of National Defence to join disaster relief efforts for victims in the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Laos following the instruction of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Vietnam offers aid to victims of dam collapse in Laos

Society

Vietnam offers aid to victims of dam collapse in Laos

Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung on July 26 handed over 200,000 USD in aid relief from the Vietnamese Government to Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Thongsavanh Phomvihane in order to help the country in the aftermath of the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam.

No Vietnamese reported missing in Lao dam collapse

Society

No Vietnamese reported missing in Lao dam collapse

No Vietnamese has been reported missing as of July 26, while 15 Vietnamese families living in the areas affected by floods triggered by the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Laos have been evacuated to safe places, local officials said.

CMVietnam ready to help Laos overcome dam collapse

Society

CMVietnam ready to help Laos overcome dam collapse

Local firm CMVietnam has expressed its readiness to partner with its major contractor, Korean SK Engineering & Construction, and Lao authorities in the search and rescue efforts following the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in the Lao province of Attapeu on July 23.

Military Region 5 asks units to join rescue efforts in Laos

Society

Military Region 5 asks units to join rescue efforts in Laos

Shortly after receiving information about the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Laos, the High Command of Military Region 5 of Vietnam asked its South Laos Friendship Co. Ltd. to send 10 medical workers and hundreds of personnel to join rescue and relief efforts.