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 ...

False report undermines Mekong cooperation

The recent media report on the Mekong River which contained false accusations against China ignores the joint efforts made by China, Thailand and other relevant parties to promote cooperation on Mekong water resources for the benefit of the people in the region. These accusations mislead ...

Yang Yang

People’s network takes on China over Mekong

Local residents and environmentalists spent the weekend having a hot debate with the Chinese Embassy about Beijing’s utilisation and management of the Mekong River.  While the embassy accused Thai media of spreading false information on China’s development projects in Southeast Asia’s longest rivers, the Thai Mekong ...

Training program launched to bolster Lancang-Mekong Cooperation

Thirty-five participants from six Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) countries are attending a week-long training program in Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The Second Training Program for LMC National Secretariats and Coordination Units was started on Monday. Participants will join a series of activities including lectures, ...

China eyes students’ vision

The second phase of China’s Brightness Journey, an initiative focusing on human resources under the Lancang Mekong Cooperation, was launched yesterday at the Toun Fa Chinese School in Phnom Penh. Keep reading ...

China’s sway clear at Mekong summit

China’s ever increasing influence over the Mekong River Basin was apparent on the first day of a Mekong River Commission (MRC) summit on Monday, where cooperation between the MRC and the Chinese-backed Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) mechanism was floated. Keep reading ...

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon

Preparations for next river festival underway

The government has announced the establishment of an inter-ministerial committee to organise the upcoming River Festival, which will be held next month in Kandal province and is expected to attract 1.5 million visitors. []“It is a key event in the campaign to promote Asean tourist sites. ...

May Kunmakara

LMC exhibition concludes in Cambodia, attracting thousands of visitors

The 11-day Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) exhibition came to an end successfully here on Saturday, attracting approximately 15,000 visitors, an organizer said. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen as well as leaders of Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar visited the ...

Nguon Sovan, Mao Pengfei

Lancang-Mekong Cooperation puts people first, brings benefits to locals

Though already in December, Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh is still simmering in hot waves and scorching sunlight. Looking at the sweaty motorcyclists on the street, 20-year-old Chhorn Namchheav sits on a cozy seat at a brand new line 3 bus, enjoying cool air-conditioning on his ...

Yang Yi

China pledges another 6 bln USD loans for Lancang-Mekong cooperation

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has announced that China will provide another 7 billion yuan (1.08 billion U.S. dollars) in government concessional loans within the framework of Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC).Keep reading ...


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