The head of a village in the northern mountainous province of Sơn La, has his own way to help drug addicts in his community.
In 2009, Mùa Thị Mụa decided to leave her hometown in Laos and move to Việt Nam’s Sơn La Province to live with the man she loved.
Authorities in the central province of Thanh Hóa on March 15 launched a new tour linking the province and neighbouring Houaphanh Province in Laos.
Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has pledged to create favourable conditions for Vietnamese firms to continue investing in agricultural development in Laos.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith co-chaired the 40th meeting of the Việt Nam-Laos Inter-Governmental Committee in Vientiane, Laos yesterday.
Despite positive steps in anti-drug, drug smuggling continues seemingly unabated, especially in border areas.
Two drug traffickers were arrested and 19 varieties of synthetic drugs were recently seized in Nam Định Province, the province’s police said on Wednesday.
The Sông Mã District Police in the northern mountainous province of Sơn La, in coordination with the Mường Cai Border Guards, on Sunday nabbed a man transporting heroin and ecstasy.
Border guards in the central Thanh Hóa Province have arrested two Lao nationals for trying to smuggle 69 cakes of heroin across the border.