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Deputy Prime Minister Receives Okinawa Delegation

Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone on Sep 21 received a courtesy call from a cleft lip and cleft palate team of the Okinawa-Laos Cleft Palate Patient Support Center led by Prof Dr Hajime Sunakawa of the University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan.D...Read More

Passing of President Tran Dai Quang of Vietnam

We were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of President Tran Dai Quang of Vietnam. Our thoughts and prayers go out to President Quang's family and the people of Vietnam during this difficult time.President Quang was a strong supporter of the U.S.-V...Read More

Joint Statement on the Expanded Comprehensive Partnership Between the ...

The United States and Mongolia, recognizing that persistent efforts by both sides across thirty-one years of diplomatic relations have deepened political, economic, educational, cultural and people-to-people ties between the two countries, declared tha...Read More

5th Regional Stakeholder Forum Held In Vientiane

The Mekong River Commission's 5th Regional Stakeholder Forum was held in Vientiane on Sep 20-21 to open opportunity for all stakeholders to discuss, review, and influence the plans for the newly proposed Pak Lay hydropower project.The proposed Pak Lay ...Read More

Laos Accused of Copy-Pasting Dam Impact Survey

VIENTIANE/PHNOM PENH An official impact assessment for a controversial new Lao dam on the Mekong river has been directly copied and pasted in parts from a previous project, a coalition of groups fighting to protect the river has alleged.The allegatio...Read More