Lao PM concludes Vietnam visit Politics

Lao PM concludes Vietnam visit

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on January 4 concluded a visit to Vietnam to co-chair the 42nd meeting of the Inter-governmental Committee at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Laos reconsiders hydropower strategy after dam collapse World

Laos reconsiders hydropower strategy after dam collapse

The Lao Government decided to suspend the consideration of new hydropower projects to review the country’s hydropower development strategy after the breach of a dam last month left at least 34 dead and 100 still missing.
Lao press hails Vietnamese Prime Minister’s visit Politics

Lao press hails Vietnamese Prime Minister’s visit

Lao newspapers have recently carried a number of stories on their front pages highlighting the official visit to Laos by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc from April 26-27 as a significant contribution to deepening the bilateral relations for the sake of the two peoples.
Vietnam, Cambodia boost transport connection Society

Vietnam, Cambodia boost transport connection

Transport connectivity will help boost the development of Cambodian and Vietnamese economies, said Tauch Chan Kosal, Cambodian Secretary of State at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport.
Society

Work on Long Binh – Chrey Thom bridge to start

Construction of the Long Binh – Chrey Thom Bridge linking the southern province of An Giang and the Cambodian province of Kandal will start next January on the occasion of the 35 th anniversary of Cambodia’s Victory Day.
World

Laos: QV301’s blackbox located yet retrieved

A team of experts led by French plane manufacturer ATR has located the black box recorder of Flight QV301 which crashed into the Mekong River on October 16, according to the Lao News Agency (KPL).
Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia enhance transport cooperation

The close cooperation between the Vietnamese Ministry of Transport and the Cambodian Ministry of Public Works and Transport has made a positive contribution to the two countries’ friendship, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.