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R. Korea’s National Day Marked In Vientiane

(KPL) Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Lao PDR, Mr Shin Sung Soon hosted a reception party to mark the National Day of the Republic of Korea in Vientiane Capital on Oct 3.Minister of Health Bounkong Syhavong, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affair...Read More

ASEAN Ministers To Discuss Environment-Related Issues In Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Environment ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), are due to meet in Cambodia next week, to discuss trans-boundary haze pollution and other environment-related issues, a Cambodian spokesman said today (Saturday...Read More

Prime Minister Pays Official Visit To Vietnam

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, his spouse, and a high-ranking delegation began an official visit to Vietnam from Oct 1.The three-day visit is made at the invitation of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.Laos and Vietnam have enjoyed a trad...Read More

Vietnamese Consumers, Like Their Drinks, Grow More Nuanced

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM - To see how much the consumer has changed in Vietnam, look no further than what he drinks: soda or bubble tea.Coca-Cola was one of the first foreign investors in Vietnam, selling in wartime and in a postwar period when many f...Read More

Thai NGOs Speak Out Against Proposed Dam in Laos

A new dam planned for construction on the Mekong River in Laos is causing great concern for environmental NGOs from Thailand, who say Laos' fifth big dam on the river will have adverse effects on fish and people in the region.The Luangprabang hydropowe...Read More