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.
Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement

Vietnam and Cambodia have issued a joint statement on the occasion of the Vietnam visit by Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen from October 4 – 5 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Jan-Sept period sees record number of new firms   Business

Jan-Sept period sees record number of new firms

Nearly 102,300 new enterprises were established in nine months of this year, a new record so far, with a total registered capital of over 1.29 trillion VND (56.08 million USD), reported the General Statistics Office.
Laos to host Mekong mayors’ tourism summit World

Laos to host Mekong mayors’ tourism summit

Laos will host the Lower Mekong Tourism Cities’ Mayors Summit in Vientiane from October 12 to 15 to promote cooperation between cities in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.
Lao PM concludes official visit to Vietnam Politics

Lao PM concludes official visit to Vietnam

Lao PM Thongloun Sisoulith, his spouse and a high-ranking delegation of the Lao Government on October 3 wrapped up their official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam, Laos issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Laos issue joint statement

On the occasion of the official visit to Vietnam by Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulit from October 1-3, the two countries have issued a joint statement on enhancing the relations of great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos in the new situation.
Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change Society

Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change

The Mekong Delta has restructured agriculture towards climate-change adaptation and market demand by establishing specialised farming areas for its key agricultural products, and by growing other crops on ineffective rice fields or rotating rice with other crops on the same field.