Xinhua

China, Cambodia join hands to develop model village for poverty alleviation in Cambodia

China Foundation for Peace and Development (CFPD) and Cambodia’s Civil Society Alliance Forum (CSAF) signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) here on Friday to work together to develop a Cambodia-China friendship model village for poverty alleviation. The MoA was inked by CFPD’s secretary-general Xu Jianguo and ...

Expo held to boost Lancang-Mekong sub-regional trade and investment

The 2019 Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Exposition opened Thursday in Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province, aiming at boosting sub-regional trade and investment. More than 2,000 merchants from home and abroad are expected to attend the five-day event, which has set up 1,800 booths in five ...

Chinese top political advisor visits Laos to promote bilateral cooperation, boost ties

Chinese top political advisor Wang Yang paid an official visit to Laos from Nov. 16 to 19, calling for implementation of consensus reached by leaders of the two parties and two countries to further enhance bilateral relations. During his four-day stay in the southeastern Asian country, ...

Job quality in Cambodia improves, new policies needed to benefit from global markets: World Bank

The diversity and quality of jobs available in Cambodia is improving, yet new policies are needed for the country to benefit from the opportunities available in future global markets, according to a World Bank report released on Tuesday. Titled Cambodia’s Future Jobs: Linking to the Economy ...

Shi Yinglun

China-Laos railway project brings Lao, Chinese people closer

An aerial view from the China-Laos border to the capital Vientiane reveals a ruled, comparatively straight line embedded into northern Laos, laid among the foothills, crossing gullies, rivers and fields, and with small arcs bypassing villages. It’s the China-Laos railway project, a landmark construction project in ...

Zhang Jianhua, Wang Shan

Lancang-Mekong countries to launch joint operation against precursor chemicals

Countries in the Lancang-Mekong Basin, including China, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, recently announced they would launch a joint operation against precursor chemicals in November. The Lancang-Mekong Integrated Law Enforcement and Security Cooperation Center said officials from the six countries made the announcement in Kunming, ...

ZX

Upgraded China-ASEAN FTA brings huge opportunities to Vietnam

Vietnam’s leading dairy producer TH Group, the first Vietnamese enterprise granted transaction codes to export milk products to China, looked forward to tapping opportunities for Vietnam’s dairy products brought by the upgrading protocol of China-ASEAN Free Trade Area (CAFTA). At a ceremony marking Vietnam’s export of ...

huaxia

Thailand to push forward digital development to strengthen ASEAN connectivity

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday said he will lead Thailand to drive digital development in Southeast Asia as a means to strengthen connectivity among the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members. Speaking at the “Digital Thailand Big Bang 2019” in Bangkok, Prayut said ...

Shi Yinglun

87th joint patrol on Mekong River begins

The 87th Mekong River joint patrol led by China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand started on Tuesday from Jingha Port in southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The patrol, expected to last four days and three nights, will involve joint inspections and an anti-drug publicity campaign. The four countries ...

Li Xia

Dam in Mekong River not hindering water flow: Lao officials

Lao government officials have dismissed social media reports that the Xayaboury dam in northern Laos is slowing the flow of water to downstream sections of the Mekong River. The dam is built on the run-of-river model, which does not require water to be stored, local daily ...

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