Denmark helps develop agriculture in Dak Lak

The Danish Government has offered the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak as much as 57.2 billion VND in 2012 for a programme of agriculture and rural development sector support (ARD SPS), according to Chairman of the provincial People Committee Dinh Van Khiet.

Japan, Laos agree to enhance economic ties

Japan’s Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama and Lao President Choummaly Sayasone have agreed to promote bilateral economic ties, with Japan committing to expanding its official development assistance (ODA).

Mekong countries enhance cooperation

Senior officials from four Mekong River Commission (MRC) member countries have discussed a wide range of issues relating to Mekong river at a two-day meeting in Luang Phrabang province, Laos.

Kien Giang province leases forest for tourism

The Mekong delta province of Kien Giang has approved a forest lease plan for tourism development in the 2010-2015 period, which is considered to be a bold move to preserve forest and tap its eco-tourism potential.