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Bastille Day Reception in Laos Highlights Franco-Lao Diplomatic Ties

The French Embassy in Laos marked Bastille Day (14 July) with an Olympic-themed reception attended by Deputy Prime Minister Saleumxay Kommasith, the mayor of Vientiane, and several ministers. This event, held on 12 July, also aimed at renewing France’s commitment to strengthen diplomatic ties with Laos, a year after...

Laos, VietJet Sign Air Transport Agreement, Creating Over 2,000 Jobs

The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation and VietJet Airline have agreed to enhance...

Vietnam President To Lam Visits Laos, Strengthening 62-Year Cooperation with New Agreements, Initiatives

President of Vietnam, To Lam, visited Laos on 11-12 July, receiving a warm welcome...

Vientiane Works to Compensate Families Affected by 230kV Transmission Line

The Vientiane Department of Energy and Mines is working to compensate residents affected by...

French Embassy Backs Eight Gender Equality Projects in Laos

The French Embassy is bolstering its commitment to gender equality in Laos by funding...

Canada Opens Diplomatic Office in Vientiane Capital

Canada has opened a diplomatic office in Vientiane in an effort to boost economic and political ties with Laos. Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Stéphane...

ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting Concludes In Laos

ASEAN foreign ministers made separate statements about peace, security and stability in the region at the close of the ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting in Vientiane,...

Lavrov Praises ‘Long, Glorious History’ of Russian-Laotian Partnership

Russia praises relations of partnership with Laos, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday at a meeting with Laotian Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith. "We praise...

Kerry Urges Southeast Asia Unity on South China Sea Disputes

VIENTIANE, Laos — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday urged the divided nations of Southeast Asia to forge a consensus on how...

ASEAN Breaks Deadlock on South China Sea at Laos Meeting

VIENTIANE (Reuters) – Southeast Asian nations overcame days of deadlock on Monday when the Philippines dropped a request for their joint statement to mention...

PM Urges ASEAN to Enhance Its Role in the Evolving Regional Architecture

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has reiterated that ASEAN member states should continue to maintain and enhance ASEAN role in the evolving regional architecture, particularly ASEAN’s...