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.
VOV.VN - The Military Zone 5 High Command co-ordinated alongside relevant units on April 16 to donate medical equipment worth VND4.7 billion to support both Laos and Cambodia in their fight against COVID-19 epidemic with the donation taking place across four border gates in the provinces of Quang Nam, Kon Tum, Le Thanh, Gia Lai, and Dak Nong.
The Vietnamese community in Laos presented assistance totaling 113.9 million kip (US$13,000) to Lao Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Somdy Duangdy on April 10 to support the country’s fight against the COVID-19 outbreak.
VOV.VN - The Diplomat, a newspaper based in the US, published an article on April 8 which heaps praise of the donation of 550,000 face masks by Vietnam to five European countries in order to support their fight against the (COVID-19) pandemic.
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long and Lao Minister of Health Bounkong Syhavong have agreed to set up a connection system to provide technical assistance in the prevention and test of COVID-19, as well as treatment of patients.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s Ministry of Defense sent a number of experts to Laos on April 7, in addition to providing medical equipment worth over VND3 billion, to help the neighbouring Southeast Asian nation in their battle against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
A working group of Vietnamese cultural heritage experts has been established by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to support Laos in compiling a dossier seeking UNESCO recognition of Hin Namno National Reserve as a World Natural Heritage Site.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung on April 3 handed over medical equipment worth over VND7 billion (US$304,000) as gifts from the Vietnamese Government and people to their Lao and Cambodian counterparts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese government has decided to suspend cross-border activities of all people at the main and sub-border gates and trails that the nation shares with Cambodia and Laos, with the policy set to take effect from 00:00 hours on April 1 due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Almost Vietnamese students pursuing their study at the National University of Laos in Vientiane have stayed calm and abided by health quarantine regulations rather than return to Vietnam in order to avoid creating a burden on the homeland’s medical system amid the COVID pandemic.
VOV.VN - Border guards operating in the central province of Ha Tinh successfully arrested a Vietnamese national who was in the process of transporting drugs into Vietnam from across the border with Laos on March 27.
Vietnamese citizens in Laos and Thailand should stay calm and limit going out and returning home at this time as the COVID-19 is developing complicatedly.
The Embassy of Vietnam in Thailand has advised Vietnamese citizens living, working and studying in the country to rigorously comply with precautionary measures set out by the local government against the wide-spreading novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).
The border guard force in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum have coordinated with the police of Laos’ Attapeu province to bust a major drug trafficking ring.
VOV.VN - Lao Airlines have moved to push back the impending launch of a direct air route between the central city of Da Nang and Vientiane, the capital of Laos, as a result of the increasingly complicated nature of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City FC are scheduled to continue their AFC Cup 2020 campaign away to Lao Toyota FC of Laos on March 10.
VOV.VN - A border marker was erected in 2007 at the T-junction of the borderlines of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. The tri-border marker is located at the edge of Kon Tum province, which has 292 km of borderlines with Lao and Cambodia.
The Viet Lao Petrol Oil Investment Joint Stock Company began construction of its dock warehouse in the central province of Quang Tri on February 28.
A man was arrested in the central province of Thanh Hoa on February 28 while attempting to bring 6,000 synthetic drug pills from Laos to Vietnam.