Vietnam News

Public advised to avoid unnecessary travel, to save fuel for agriculture

The Ministry of Industry and Commerce and the Lao Fuel and Gas Association are urging members of the public to be frugal in their use of fuel and not to travel unnecessarily, so that enough reserves of petrol are available for use for farming and ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

United States funds renovation of hospital in Saravan

The people of Khongxedon district and surrounding areas in Saravan province will have better opportunities for healthcare and medical treatment thanks to the US government’s support for the renovation of facilities at Khongxedon district hospital.A groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the renovation of the hospital ...

Times Reporter

Laos to complete 12 hydropower dam projects in 2019

Vientiane (VNA) – The Lao Government will strive to complete 12 hydropower dam projects in 2019 with a total capacity of 1,950MW, reported local media.A story run by the Socio-Economic Newspaper of Laos said that 80 percent of electricity produced by the plants, or 1,570MW, will ...

VNA

Vietnam, Laos step up collaboration in forestry law enforcement

Ha Tinh (VNA) – Representatives from the Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST) and the Lao Department of Forestry Inspection (DOFI) sat down in the central province of Ha Tinh on October 30 to review their cooperation in forestry law enforcement.Vietnam and Laos share a borderline spanning ...

VNA editor

Vietnamese firm offers aid to Lao dam-collapse victims

Vientiane (VNA) – 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. More ...

VNA editor

VN implements biggest mining project in Laos

VIENTIANE — The Lao Government and Việt Phương Group (VPG) from Việt Nam on Tuesday signed a contract for exploiting and processing bauxite ore and building an alumina factory in Laos’ Sekong province. With total investment of about US$650 million, this will be Việt Nam’s biggest ...

VNS

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