Laos: COVID-19 infections on the rise World

Laos: COVID-19 infections on the rise

Laos reported 155 new COVID-19 infections and two more fatalities on August 29, lifting its national count and death toll to 14,816, and 14, respectively.
Lao media spotlights Vietnamese President’s visit World

Lao media spotlights Vietnamese President’s visit

The official friendly visit by Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc made headlines in Laos on August 10, with highlights on the visit’s contributions to further fostering the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrives in Vientiane Politics

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrives in Vientiane

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse Tran Nguyet Thu, and a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese Party and State arrived in Vientiane on August 9 morning, begining a two-day official friendship visit to Laos at the invitation of General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith.
Laos assists Vietnamese students in Vientiane amid COVID-19 Society

Laos assists Vietnamese students in Vientiane amid COVID-19

Souliya Kiewphilavong, Chief of Office of the Lao People's Revolutionary Youth Union Central Committee visited the Vietnamese student dormitory of the National University of Laos in Vientiane on August 2 to encourage and present the students with gifts worth 12 million kip (1,254 USD).