Lao leaders extend congratulations to Party General Secretary on re-election Politics

Lao leaders extend congratulations to Party General Secretary on re-election

Lao Party General Secretary and Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, and State President Bounnhang Vorachith have sent messages of congratulations to Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on his re-election as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee for 13th tenure.
Lao Prime Minister concludes visit to Vietnam Politics

Lao Prime Minister concludes visit to Vietnam

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith left Hanoi on late December 6, concluding his three-day visit to Vietnam to co-chair the 43rd meeting of the Vietnam-Laos Inter-Governmental Committee on bilateral cooperation at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Top legislator meets with Lao Prime Minister Politics

Top legislator meets with Lao Prime Minister

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan had a meeting on December 6 with Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith who is on a Vietnam’s visit to attend the 43rd meeting of the Vietnam-Lao Inter-Governmental Committee.
Party, State leader receives visiting Laos PM Politics

Party, State leader receives visiting Laos PM

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on December 6 hosted a reception for a high-ranking delegation of Laos led by Politburo member and Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith who are on a visit to Vietnam to attend the 43rd meeting of the Vietnam-Laos Inter-Governmental Committee on bilateral cooperation.
Vietnam, Laos determined to foster comprehensive cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Laos determined to foster comprehensive cooperation

The Vietnamese and Lao Governments are organising the 43rd session of their inter-governmental committee, affirming both countries’ diplomatic priority of unceasingly developing the bilateral relationship of great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation.
Laos faces serious budget deficit  World

Laos faces serious budget deficit

An elevated fiscal deficit will result in growing public debt, which will ramp up pressure on Laos' debt servicing capacity amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Vientiane Times reported on August 21.
Southeast Asia fighting COVID-19, recording more infections ASEAN

Southeast Asia fighting COVID-19, recording more infections

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith announced on April 15 that the Government has decided to extend the validity of Directive No. 06/TTg on COVID-19 prevention and control, with physical distancing measures to continue for 14 more days until May 3.
COVID-19: Malaysia orders movement control World

COVID-19: Malaysia orders movement control

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin announced on late March 16 that the entire country will be on a movement control order starting from March 18-31 to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Vietnam, Laos boost security cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Laos boost security cooperation

Politburo member and Minister of Public Security To Lam has affirmed that the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security will do its best to further comprehensive cooperation with Lao counterparts to meet demand in the new situation.