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Cambodia celebrates Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Week 2019

Cambodia on Thursday presented the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) to hundreds of university teachers and students here to celebrate the LMC Week 2019. Before the presentation, a short video, featuring lifestyles and traditions of residents along the Lancang-Mekong river as well as LMC activities, was screened. ...

Don commends MLC members on their cooperation

Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai marked the third anniversary of Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) by saying the member states’ tireless efforts were testimony to the “cordial and warm relationship that runs deep in the fabric of our societies”. In his statement, Don said it has been ...

Seminar discusses Mekong-Lancang cooperation opportunities

The Diplomatic Academy of Việt Nam and the Chinese Embassy co-organised a seminar on the Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) and related regional collaboration opportunities in Hà Nội on Monday. The seminar, which formed part of activities in response to the MLC week in late March each ...

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia boost anti-drug cooperation

The 17th trilateral-bilateral ministerial meeting on drug control cooperation between Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia took place in Vientiane on December 6. The event creates a good chance for the three countries to review their past cooperation and learn from the experience in the implementation of the ...

Sanya hosts 2018 Sanya Forum of Lancang-Mekong River Tourist Cities Cooperation

Themed “An Open and Innovative Lancang-Mekong River for A Future with Win-Win Cooperation”, the 2018 Sanya Forum of Lancang-Mekong River Tourist Cities Cooperation opened in Sanya, a seaside city in southern China’s island province of Hainan, on November 23.  []More than 200 guests including delegations from 18 cities in China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, as ...

Dynamics of cooperation mechanisms in the Mekong

There are several Mekong cooperation mechanisms between the lower Mekong countries (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam) with China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, and the US. The leading mechanisms in terms of sizeable project funding are Mekong-Lancang Cooperation and the Mekong-Japan Cooperation.  Keep reading ...

Mekong-Japan cooperation enters a new dimension

The Mekong region is emerging to be a new growth center as well as a strategic frontier for Asia due to its relatively high economic performance, deepening regional integration, and complex interdependence within the region. With the intertwining of economic dynamism and geopolitical competition, Mekong ...

Japan and Mekong countries to boost economic cooperation

Japan agreed to deepen cooperation with countries in the Mekong region, as Tokyo aims to maintain its influence in Southeast Asia with more and more countries falling under the sway of China. Ahead of a Japan-Mekong summit on Tuesday in Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held ...

Promoting Mekong-Japan cooperation for prosperity and development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation will pay a visit to Japan and attend the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit held in Tokyo from August 8-10. PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit aims to show that Vietnam attaches importance to the Mekong-Japan cooperation mechanism, ...

German grant to help Mekong countries deal with climate change

Germany committed to investing around 4.6 million US dollars in strengthening cross-border water cooperation among countries along the Mekong River. The fund would be utilized to bolster dialogue related to trans-boundary water resource planning and management among the lower Mekong countries: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam.  Keep ...

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