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Govt awards Cambodian ambassador for efforts to deepen cooperation

The Lao government has awarded a Friendship Medal to the outgoing Cambodian Ambassador to Laos, Mr Hos Sereythonh, to congratulate his successful mission and his achievements in enhancing relations and cooperation between Laos and Cambodia. The medal was presented on February 17 by Minister of ...

Laos, European Union make milestone in cooperation

Laos and the European Union have reached a new milestone in regards to bilateral ties, with the eighth meeting of the Joint Commission of Laos and the EU taking place in Vientiane last Friday to discuss further cooperation. The meeting was co-presided over by the ...

Myanmar, Malaysia agree over aid flotilla

The flotilla spat appears to have come to an agreeable end. Myanmar has permitted a group of Malaysian organisations to send aid earmarked for Rakhine State after an official permission request was forwarded to the president, and a delegation smoothed over the arrangements on January ...

Veunkham becomes a local border between Laos and Cambodia

Veunkham-Dong Kralor border between Laos and Cambodia in Champassak province’s Khong district has updated its services and will operate as a local border crossing. This border is located in Veunkham village, about five kilometres from Nongnokheane-Trapeang Kriel International Checkpoint between Laos-Cambodia that officially opened last ...

Laos, Cambodia open new international border checkpoint

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen will attend the official opening ceremony of the new Nong Nokkhiane-Trapeang Kriel international border checkpoint on January 10, according to Laos’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs on January 5. The new international border checkpoint will ...

SDGs' message disseminated in Luang Prabang

About 500 officials, lecturers and students at Souphanouvong University in Luang Prabang province gained insight about the implementation of the nation’s Sustainable Development Goals this week. The information on SDGs was presented in Luang Prabang on Monday by speakers from international agencies along with the ...

Laos, Vietnam seeks to boost cooperative relations

Lao and Vietnamese leaders have discussed a number of issues in a move to consolidate the cooperative relations, friendship and special solidarity between the two countries. At a meeting held between Lao Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Saleumxay Kommasith and his visiting Vietnamese counterpart Pham ...

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