Thailand, Laos agree on border security World

Thailand, Laos agree on border security

Thailand and Laos have agreed to strengthen cooperation on drug prevention and suppression to promote peace and cooperation in the border regions of the two countries.
Restructuring army among major yearly tasks: Defence Minister Politics

Restructuring army among major yearly tasks: Defence Minister

The major task of the Central Military Commission and the Defence Ministry of Vietnam in 2018 is to reorganise the army forces to make the Vietnam People's Army elite, streamlined, strong and flexible by 2021, according to Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich.
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Deputy PM urges Ha Giang to accelerate development

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai called upon the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang to be more innovative and proactive in order to speed up socio-economic development in the second half of the year.
Society

Market gets ready for Tet

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai said about 200 billion VND (9.4 million USD) worth of goods had been stocked to prepare for the approaching holiday and prices would remain under control.
Society

Vietnamese, Lao border guard units set up twinning ties

The Quang Chieu frontier post under the Border Guard Command of the central province of Thanh Hoa and Company 215 under the Military Command of the Lao province of Houaphan established a twinning relationship on December 17.
Increased efforts needed to tackle tobacco smuggling Society

Increased efforts needed to tackle tobacco smuggling

The Prime Minister asked relevant ministries and agencies to step up their efforts in the fight against tobacco trafficking, which is becoming a serious problem in many provinces and cities throughout Vietnam, especially in border localities.
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Thua Thien-Hue forges cooperation with Lao province

Officials from Vietnam’s central province of Thua Thien-Hue and Laos’s southern Salavan province gathered at a working session in the imperial city of Hue on April 4 to strengthen cooperation, solidarity and friendship between the two localities.
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Vietnam, Cambodia armies beef up cooperation

The forces of Military Zone 9 in the Mekong delta region provided free check-ups and medicines along with gifts worth over 876 million VND (41,000 USD) to 7,000 Cambodian people in 2013.
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Vietnam, China issue joint statement

Vietnam and China on June 21 issued a joint statement on the occasion of President Truong Tan Sang’s State-level visit to China from June 19-21 at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.