Party chief welcomes Lao Prime Minister Politics

Party chief welcomes Lao Prime Minister

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong hosted a reception on September 13 for Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith who came to attend the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018 (WEF ASEAN).
HAGL Group, THACO ink strategic deal Business

HAGL Group, THACO ink strategic deal

The Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) Group and Truong Hai Auto Corporation (THACO) inked a strategic cooperation agreement in Ho Chi Minh City on August 8 in the presence 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 dam collapse: 31 bodies found, 100 still missing World

Lao dam collapse: 31 bodies found, 100 still missing

The rescue forces in Laos had found the bodies of 31 victims in the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam as of August 6, Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith revealed at an international press conference held in Vientiane on August 7.
Laos suspends hydroelectricity projects under MoU, PDA World

Laos suspends hydroelectricity projects under MoU, PDA

The Lao Government has decided to halt the implementation of all hydropower projects on which Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) and Project Development Assistance (PDA) contracts were already signed for further assessment and revision.
Laos temporarily bans activities in broken dam’s vicinity ASEAN

Laos temporarily bans activities in broken dam’s vicinity

The vicinity of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam project in Attapeu province is a temporarily prohibited area, and no organisations or individuals are allowed to enter this area without permissions from the government or local administration, the Lao Prime Minister’s Office announced on August 3.
Vietnam continues aid to victims of Lao dam collapse Society

Vietnam continues aid to victims of Lao dam collapse

The High Command of Military Region 5 and the South Laos Friendship Co., Ltd are continuing to direct their units to send personnel to the Lao province of Attapeu to help local residents affected by of the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam overcome the consequences.
Vietnamese FM meets regional counterparts on sidelines of AMM-51 Politics

Vietnamese FM meets regional counterparts on sidelines of AMM-51

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met with his counterparts from the Republic of Korea (RoK), Laos, Indonesia and Malaysia on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM-51) and related meetings in Singapore on August 1.
ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse World

ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse

A delegation led by Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), on July 29 visited people who were affected by the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Sanamxay district of Laos’ Attapeu province.
Vietnam provides more aid for Lao collapsed dam victims Society

Vietnam provides more aid for Lao collapsed dam victims

The Vietnamese Government has so far donated 200,000 USD sourced from State budget reserves and 100 tonnes of rice to the Lao Government in order to help the neighbouring country overcome the aftermath of the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam.