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.
Thailand’s Labour Minister Adul Saengsingkaew plans to invite officials from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam, to discuss cooperation on migrant worker employment in order to deal with the shortages of labour in Thailand's fishing industry.
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.
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.
A South Korean medical team left for Laos on Sunday to assist with recovery from the deadly flooding that resulted from the collapse of a dam that was under construction by a Korean builder, Seoul's foreign ministry said.
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.
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.
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.