Northern provinces strengthen ties with Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

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 106 total views,  4 views today Representatives from northern border provinces of Cao Bang, Lang Son, Quang Ninh and Ha Giang and China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on February 25 signed a memorandum of understanding on their friendship cooperation for 2022-2026. The document was inked within the framework of an online get-together between leaders of the four Vietnamese provinces and […]

New ADB Facility to Help Southeast Asia Revive Tourism and Boost Sustainable, Inclusive Investments

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 86 total views The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has set up a $1.7 million technical assistance facility to accelerate Southeast Asia’s tourism recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, boost inclusive, sustainable development in the sector, and help local tourism entrepreneurs, especially women and youth, adopt digital platforms to grow their businesses. The Southeast Asia Sustainable […]

Railway to boost China-Laos cooperation

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 28 total views The China-Laos Railway was inaugurated on Friday, with President Xi Jinping, who is also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, and Thongloun Sisoulith, general secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party Central Committee and Lao president, watching the opening ceremony via video link, and congratulating each other on the […]

Chinese tech firms tap opportunities on back of landmark China-Laos rail project

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 26 total views With the official opening of China-Laos Railway, a landmark, high quality project under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Chinese tech firms are tapping into digital cooperation opportunities between the two countries made possible by the mega infrastructure achievement that are increasing the Southeast Asian country’s ability to attract investment, create new jobs […]


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 120 total views,  2 views today The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), comprising Cambodia, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Yunnan Province in the People’s Republic of China, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam, has diverse natural and cultural attractions, vibrant cities, and unrivalled hospitality that each year create countless memorable experiences for visitors. But […]

Udon Thani poised to grow as hub of Greater Mekong region

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 24 total views A plan is afoot to transform Udon Thani into a hub of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS), government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said yesterday. The plan was announced by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha during his visit to the northeastern province, during which he pledged to stay on in power until the government’s tenure expires […]

China-Laos railway now conecting cities of Kunming and Vientiane

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 26 total views The China-Laos Railway connecting Kunming and Vientiane has officially opened yesterday. This opening coincided with the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Laos. Chairman of The People’s Republic of China, Jinping Xi, witnessed the inauguration with Lao’s chairman, Thongloun Sisoulith, who also attended online by video. This newly […]

Cambodia, Vietnam agree to promote safe vaccination tourism in all spheres

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 24 total views,  2 views today Thong Rathsak, Director General of Tourism Development and International Cooperation of the Ministry of Tourism, who chaired the 2nd Joint Working Group Meeting on Cambodia-Vietnam Bilateral Tourism Cooperation in Kep Province said that air, sea and land tourism will resume soon. With the direct and online participation (Hybrid) of relevant ministries […]

Cambodian-Laos Association expands to include border provinces

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 20 total views,  2 views today Ratanakkiri province and Laos have agreed to strengthen and expand the Cambodia-Laos Association to push for better cooperation and relations between the two sides. The agreement was reached at a meeting on Friday (November 19) at the provincial hall between Ratanakkiri provincial governor Nhem Sam Oeun and Lao ambassador to Cambodia […]

Laos To Move Forward with LaoSafe Health and Hygiene Certification Program

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 30 total views LaoSafe, a health and hygiene program for the tourism and hospitality sector, has just received official approval from the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Ministry of Information, Culture, and Tourism (MICT), and will now be piloted in Vientiane Capital. LaoSafe comprises a series of health and hygiene standards for different subsectors of […]