Head of the Department of Propaganda and Training of the HCMC Party Committee, Than Thi Thu (L) meets head of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee's Commission for Propaganda and Training, Kikeo Khaykhamphithoune. (Photo: Sggp)

HCMC delegation visits Laos

A delegation of Ho Chi Minh City high ranking officials led by Head of the Department of Propaganda and Training of the HCMC Party Committee, Than Thi Thu visited and met head of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee's Commission for Propaganda and Training, Kikeo Khaykhamphithouneon August 17.
Lao dam collapse: 31 bodies found, 100 still missing

Lao dam collapse: 31 bodies found, 100 still missing

The rescue forces in Laos had found the bodies of 31 victims in the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam as of August 6, Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith revealed at an international press conference held in Vientiane on August 7.
CLV children’s camp opens in HCMC

CLV children’s camp opens in HCMC

An international Children's Summer Camp for kids from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam opened in HCM City from July 31- August 4.
Mekong farmers urged summer-autumn rice harvest

Mekong farmers urged summer-autumn rice harvest

Due to the week-long heavy rains accompanied by the Sepien Senamnoy dam collapse in Laos’ Attapeu province caused floodwaters in the upper section of the Mekong River are coming earlier and higher than previous years.

Mekong Delta deals actively with floods

Mekong Delta deals actively with floods

The General Department of Irrigation under Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development sent its dispatch to the departments of agriculture & rural development in the Mekong Delta provinces and cities asking to deal actively with the flooding after the Sepien-Senamnol hydropower dam of Laos was collapsed.


Crowded evacuation centres on alert for disease outbreaks

Crowded evacuation centres on alert for disease outbreaks

Five days after the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam of Laos collapsed, triggering massive flooding, almost 4,000 affected people have been moved to six evacuation centres in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province.
Many Vietnamese agencies and companies have sent in their donations to help the victims in the dam collapse in Laos. (Source: VNA)

Vietnam aids Laos US$200,000 to overcome dam collapse

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to provide US$200,000 as relief aid to the Lao government to help the country in the aftermath of the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam. 
Villagers are evacuated after the Xe Pian-Xe Nam Noy hydro-power dam collapsed in Attapeu province, Laos. (Photo: KPL/VNA)

NA Chairwoman extends sympathies over Laos’ dam collapse

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has sent a message of condolences to her Lao counterpart Pany Yathotou over the collapse of the Xe Pian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Attapeu, Laos on July 23.