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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.

Military Region 5 asks units to join rescue efforts in Laos

Society

Military Region 5 asks units to join rescue efforts in Laos

Shortly after receiving information about the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Laos, the High Command of Military Region 5 of Vietnam asked its South Laos Friendship Co. Ltd. to send 10 medical workers and hundreds of personnel to join rescue and relief efforts.

PM: Efforts to assist people affected by Formosa incident pay off

Society

PM: Efforts to assist people affected by Formosa incident pay off

Efforts to stabilise lives, production and business of people in central provinces affected by the Formosa-related marine environmental incident have paid off and local residents have put more trust in the Party and authorities, and united with each other to address the incident, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. ​