Seventeen officers of the Lao Ministry of Public Security graduated from a Vietnamese language course in Vientiane on June 30.
Vietnam raked in over US$903.8 million from exporting electric wires and cables in the first five months of 2020, up 33.7% year-on-year, according to statistics of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
VOV.VN - Border guards arrested a man on June 25 who was alleged to be part of a narcotics smuggling ring from Laos into the Central Highland province of Kon Tum.
Lao Deputy Foreign Minister Thongphane Savanphet has said Vietnam is performing well its role as the ASEAN Chair 2020, especially in leading the bloc to overcome challenges and difficulties posed by COVID-19.
VOV.VN - Local police operating in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa successfully apprehended a group of drug traffickers attempting to illegally transport 22,000 methamphetamine pills into the country from neighbouring Laos.
Dak Lak’s police on June 20 said it is expanding investigation into a major drug ring after three men were caught red-handed trafficking 1.8kg of narcotics from the border with Laos to the Central Highlands province.
VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on June 12 handed down death sentences on five Vietnamese citizens charged with illegally trading and trafficking drugs in Vietnam.
Strengthening coordination with relevant forces and local authorities in managing and controlling auxiliary border gates was among the solutions the Border Guard High Command suggested at a video conference in Hanoi on June 3.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc presided over a meeting of permanent government members in Hanoi on June 3 to review and boost the implementation of collaboration projects and programmes with Laos under agreements signed between the two countries’ leaders.
VOV.VN - The westernmost point of Vietnam's mainland, Milestone No Zero A Pa Chai is located at the T-junction of Vietnam-Laos-China border in Sin Thau Commune, Muong Nhe District, Dien Bien province.
Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on May 15 led a delegation of high-ranking officials from the Vietnamese Party, State, National Assembly, and Government as well as the Vietnam Fatherland Front to pay tribute to former Lao Prime Minister and former Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction Central Committee Sisavath Keobounphanh, who passed away on May 12 at the age of 92.
The remains of 20 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who sacrificed their lives in Laos during wartime were laid to rest at the Dong Tam international martyrs’ cemetery in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa on May 8.
A service was held at a cemetery in Hue in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on May 6 to rebury 15 sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who laid down their lives in Laos during the war.
VOV.VN - The remains of 16 martyrs who gave their lives in service to the country were finally laid to rest at the National Road No 9 Cemetery on May 5.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue on May 4 donated medical supplies to the Lao border province of Savannakhet to cope with the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Central Committee of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) has sent a message of congratulations to the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the liberation of the South and National Reunification Day (April 30).
Only 3.7 million foreign tourists visited Vietnam in the first four months of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a year-on-year decline of 37.8%, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
VOV.VN - The Central Highland province of Kon Tum on April 27 held a reburial ceremony for 21 remains of volunteer Vietnamese soldiers and experts who lost their lives during wartime in Laos and Cambodia.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Embassy in Laos has raised VND160 million (US$6,830) in donation to help the neighboring nation fight COVID-19 pandemic.
The Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) Group donated US$100,000 to the Lao Government on April 20 to help the country purchase medical supplies for its fight against COVID-19.