Vietnamese Women’s Day observed in Malaysia, Laos Society

Vietnamese Women’s Day observed in Malaysia, Laos

The Vietnamese Embassy in Malaysia in collaboration with the Vietnamese Women’s Club in the host nation on October 19 organised the first Ao dai (traditional long dress) contest for Vietnamese women living and working in the country.
Cities in Mekong lower reaches boost tourism cooperation Travel

Cities in Mekong lower reaches boost tourism cooperation

A delegation of Vietnam led by Director of Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism Bui Ta Hoang Vu attended a conference on tourism development of five cities of Mekong countries, which took place in Vientiane capital city of Laos on October 14.
Lao people celebrate end of Buddhist Lent World

Lao people celebrate end of Buddhist Lent

Millions of Lao Buddhist followers flocked to pagodas near their houses on October 13 for Bun Ork Phansa that marks the end of Buddhist Lent or three-month retreat during the rainy season.
Seminar talks Laos’ economic prospects Business

Seminar talks Laos’ economic prospects

The Vietnamese Embassy and the Vietnam Business Association for Cooperation and Investment in Laos held a seminar in Vientiane on October 11 to discuss Laos’ economic prospects and impacts on Vietnamese enterprises in the country.
ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo World

ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo

Deputy defence chiefs of ASEAN countries and Japan met in Tokyo, Japan from October 8-10 to discuss regional security, the future of the Indo-Pacific region and ASEAN’s initiatives for regional cooperation.
Laos, Vietnam join hands to promote tourism Travel

Laos, Vietnam join hands to promote tourism

Officials from four southern provinces of Laos, central and southern provinces of Vietnam, and tourism-related businesses have gathered in Champassak province to discuss measures to draw more visitors to the two countries.
Vientiane art show marks Hanoi liberation Culture - Sports

Vientiane art show marks Hanoi liberation

A cultural and art exchange programme named “Ha Noi – Mot trai tim hong” (Hanoi – a Red Heart) took place in Vientiane, Laos on October 9 night to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Vietnamese capital city’s liberation (October 10, 1954).
Laos to host Mekong mayors’ tourism summit World

Laos to host Mekong mayors’ tourism summit

Laos will host the Lower Mekong Tourism Cities’ Mayors Summit in Vientiane from October 12 to 15 to promote cooperation between cities in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.
Lao press highlights PM Thongloun Sisoulith’s visit to Vietnam World

Lao press highlights PM Thongloun Sisoulith’s visit to Vietnam

Many Lao newspapers carried stories and photos on their front pages describing the official visit to Vietnam by Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith from October 1-3 as a significant contribution to the sound friendship and special solidarity between the two nations.
NA leader concludes Laos visit Politics

NA leader concludes Laos visit

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and the Vietnamese NA high-level delegation arrived in Hanoi on September 29 night, concluding their four-day visit to Laos.
NA Chairwoman meets Lao top leader Politics

NA Chairwoman meets Lao top leader

The Vietnamese Party, State and people will make all-out effort to preserve and enhance the special relations with Laos, Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan affirmed on September 29.
ADB revises down Laos’ economic growth outlook World

ADB revises down Laos’ economic growth outlook

Laos’ economic growth will be moderate in 2019 and 2020, projected to be at 6.2 percent, slightly lower than April forecast of 6.5 percent, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.