Party, State leader welcomes newly-accredited foreign ambassadors Politics

Party, State leader welcomes newly-accredited foreign ambassadors

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on October 16 received newly-accredited ambassadors from Sweden, France, Ireland, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Angola, Laos, Uzbekistan, the Republic of Korea and Tanzania, and head the European Union (EU) delegation to Vietnam.
Cities in Mekong lower reaches boost tourism cooperation Travel

Cities in Mekong lower reaches boost tourism cooperation

A delegation of Vietnam led by Director of Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism Bui Ta Hoang Vu attended a conference on tourism development of five cities of Mekong countries, which took place in Vientiane capital city of Laos on October 14.
Lao people celebrate end of Buddhist Lent World

Lao people celebrate end of Buddhist Lent

Millions of Lao Buddhist followers flocked to pagodas near their houses on October 13 for Bun Ork Phansa that marks the end of Buddhist Lent or three-month retreat during the rainy season.
Seminar talks Laos’ economic prospects Business

Seminar talks Laos’ economic prospects

The Vietnamese Embassy and the Vietnam Business Association for Cooperation and Investment in Laos held a seminar in Vientiane on October 11 to discuss Laos’ economic prospects and impacts on Vietnamese enterprises in the country.
ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo World

ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo

Deputy defence chiefs of ASEAN countries and Japan met in Tokyo, Japan from October 8-10 to discuss regional security, the future of the Indo-Pacific region and ASEAN’s initiatives for regional cooperation.