Foreign leaders congratulate Vietnam on National Day Politics

Foreign leaders congratulate Vietnam on National Day

Leaders of Laos, China, Cambodia, Cuba, Russia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and Myanmar have sent messages and letters of congratulations to Vietnamese Party and State leaders on the country’s 75th anniversary of National Day (September 2).
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.
Prime Minister hosts Lao counterpart Politics

Prime Minister hosts Lao counterpart

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception on August 14 for his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith, who is visiting Vietnam for the national mourning of former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu.
Respect-paying ceremony for former Party leader Le Kha Phieu starts Politics

Respect-paying ceremony for former Party leader Le Kha Phieu starts

The respect-paying ceremony for Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Le Kha Phieu, who passed away on August 7 at the age of 89, started on August 14 morning at the National Funeral Hall, No. 5 Tran Thanh Tong Street, Hanoi as national mourning etiquette.
Vietnam shows proactive, responsible chairmanship of ASEAN: opinions ASEAN

Vietnam shows proactive, responsible chairmanship of ASEAN: opinions

By successfully organising the teleconferenced 36th ASEAN Summit amid complex developments of COVID-19, Vietnam has once again affirmed its proactive and responsible chairmanship of ASEAN in 2020, which is also the common assessment shared by many foreign leaders and experts.
Gov't leader attends state funeral of former Lao PM Politics

Gov't leader attends state funeral of former Lao PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 13 led a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese Party and State to attend the state funeral of former Politburo member, former Prime Minister of Laos and former Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction Central Committee Sisavath Keobounphanh, who passed away a day earlier.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends state funeral of former Lao PM Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends state funeral of former Lao PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 13 led a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese Party and State to attend the state funeral of former Politburo member, former Prime Minister of Laos and former Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction Central Committee Sisavath Keobounphanh, who passed away a day earlier.
Special ASEAN Summit on COVID-19 Politics

Special ASEAN Summit on COVID-19

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Chairman of ASEAN 2020, delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the Special ASEAN Summit on COVID-19 in Hanoi on April 14 morning.
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.
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.