Lao tourism faces difficulties in 2018 World

Lao tourism faces difficulties in 2018

Laos might not realise its goal of receiving 5 million tourists this year, said Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Bosengkham Vongdala said at a recent parliament’s session as quoted by the major Lao newspaper Pathet Lao.
Vietnamese firm offers aid to Lao dam-collapse victims Society

Vietnamese firm offers aid to Lao dam-collapse victims

Representatives from the branch of Indo Tran Logistics Corporation of Vietnam in Laos on October 17 handed over 12,300 USD to Laos’s Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare to support Lao people affected by the July dam collapse in Attapeu.
Vietnamese Party delegation visits Laos Politics

Vietnamese Party delegation visits Laos

Politburo member and permanent member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) Tran Quoc Vuong met with Lao National Assembly Chairwoman Pany Yathotou in Vientiane on October 9 as part of his official visit to Laos.
Party chief welcomes Lao Prime Minister Politics

Party chief welcomes Lao Prime Minister

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong hosted a reception on September 13 for Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith who came to attend the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018 (WEF ASEAN).
Vietnam, Laos foster cooperation in front work Politics

Vietnam, Laos foster cooperation in front work

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF)’s Central Committee Tran Thanh Man received visiting President of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC)’s Central Committee Saysomphone Phomvihane in Hanoi on September 5.
Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh hosts Lao Deputy FM Politics

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh hosts Lao Deputy FM

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on August 23 received Lao Deputy Foreign Minister Khamphau Ernthavan who has been in Vietnam to co-chair the third Vietnam-Laos political consultation at the deputy foreign minister-level.
VFF Vice President receives Lao Buddhist official Politics

VFF Vice President receives Lao Buddhist official

Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Ngo Sach Thuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 17 for Permanent Vice President of the Lao Buddhist Fellowship Organisation, Most Venerable Veth Masenay.
Ho Chi Minh City official receives Lao delegation Politics

Ho Chi Minh City official receives Lao delegation

Permanent Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem welcomed a Lao delegation led by Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Sundara Sourioudong during a reception in the city on August 14.
Laos reconsiders hydropower strategy after dam collapse World

Laos reconsiders hydropower strategy after dam collapse

The Lao Government decided to suspend the consideration of new hydropower projects to review the country’s hydropower development strategy after the breach of a dam last month left at least 34 dead and 100 still missing.
Lao dam collapse: 31 bodies found, 100 still missing World

Lao dam collapse: 31 bodies found, 100 still missing

The rescue forces in Laos had found the bodies of 31 victims in the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam as of August 6, Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith revealed at an international press conference held in Vientiane on August 7.