Laos braces for Tropical storm Saudel as it receives law enforcement vehicles assistance from China


VIENTIANE, Oct 25: Tropical storm Saudel could hit southern Laos on Sunday as it makes its way from Danang, Vietnam; according to Laotian Times.

AAs stated in a report by CNA News, tropical storm Saudel now threatens Vietnam after lashing the Philippines.

The storm is expected to move from Vietnam to southern Laos where it may hit Savannakhet province, an area already inundated after flash floods.

Heavy rainfall and strong winds are forecast across the southern provinces on Oct 25 and Oct 26.

Tropical storm Saudel formed over the Pacific Ocean, moving from the Philippines, before reaching Vietnam yesterday.

Laos has already suffered major flooding in the aftermath of tropical storms Linfa and Nangka, which hit Laos last week.

Villages near the Xepon and Xebanghieng rivers in Savannakhet Province were hit by flash flooding amid torrential rains last week with a number of households affected.

Meanwhile, Xinhua reports the Lao Ministry of Public Security has received the law enforcement vehicles in assistance provided by its Chinese counterpart.

At a handover ceremony held in the capital city Vientiane on Friday, Chinese Ambassador to Laos Jiang Zaidong said that China-Laos law enforcement and security cooperation is an important part of bilateral relations, expressing hope that the law enforcement vehicles will help improve the capacity building of the Lao ministry.

Jiang said he believes that the cooperation between the two public security ministries will make further progress, contributing to building a community of shared future between China and Laos.

Vilay Lakhamfong, member of the Secretariat of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee and Minister of Public Security, said that the two ministries have always supported and helped each other, and the support from China's Ministry of Public Security in various forms including material assistance and personnel training has helped boost the capability of Lao law enforcement personnel.

According to him, the Lao Ministry of Public Security is willing to deepen cooperation with the Chinese side, including on jointly cracking down on crime including cross-border gambling.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 18
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

Did you find this article insightful?


Next In Aseanplus News

Japan's bird flu outbreak now in third prefecture, 140,000 chickens to be culled
Philippine president reminded by HR Commissioner: Sex jokes insult women
China-Asean Expo Nov 27-30 to provide greater investment, trade opportunities for businesses
S. Korea sentences leader of sexual blackmail ring to 40 years in prison
American MNCs in China vow to expand, invest further
Experts upbeat about Vietnam's post-pandemic economic recovery
Vietnam begins a 4-day international festival for innovative start-ups
S.Korea, China top diplomats vow to work on N.Korea, Covid-19
Measures to boost job prospects of Singaporeans in financial sector
Vietnam to increase retirement age from 2021

Stories You'll Enjoy