Vietnam supports Laos in education Society

Vietnam supports Laos in education

A new secondary school has been recently inaugurated in Bounneua district in Laos’ Phongsaly province as a gift from the Vietnamese Government, the Vientiane Times reported on its July 3 issue.
COVID-19: Laos closes border gates World

COVID-19: Laos closes border gates

Laos recently ordered the temporary closure of 10 border gates with its neighbouring countries, including Vietnam, amid the rapid spread of the COVID-19 epidemic in the world.
Heroin smuggler arrested in Dien Bien Society

Heroin smuggler arrested in Dien Bien

A man has been caught carrying 21 bricks of heroin weighing 7.4kg in Tan Phong hamlet, Si Pa Phin commune, Nam Po district, the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien.
Society

Transnational drug ring busted

Relevant forces of Vietnam’s northwestern province of Dien Bien and Laos’ Phongsaly province seized heroin and weapons worth over 30 billion VND (1.4 million USD) during house raids on May 1.
VN-Laos highway inaugurated Business

VN-Laos highway inaugurated

National Highway 2E linking Vietnam and Laos was officially inaugurated at the Panghok international border of Phongsaly province on February 23.
Society

Cross-border effort busts drug trafficking ring

Border guards in Vietnam ’s northern mountainous province of Dien Bien , in coordination with the security services in the Lao province of Phongsaly , arrested five people for smuggling 32 kg of opium on July 30.