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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, ...

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Lancang-Mekong countries share expertise on citizen management

Officials in citizen management from Laos, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia met in Pakxe City, Champassak province this week to discuss civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS). Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Mr Siphouk Vongphakdy; Champassak province Deputy Governor, Somsanith Bouttivong; and Counsellor at the ...

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. ...

China offers 7.66 mln USD from Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Special Fund 2018 to Cambodia

China provided 7.66 million U.S. dollars from the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Special Fund 2018 to Cambodia on Thursday for implementing 19 projects in the country. Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Wang Wentian and Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn signed the cooperation agreement ...

Lancang-Mekong cultural exchange youth camp launched in Myanmar

A Lancang-Mekong Cultural Exchange Youth Camp was launched in Myanmar’s northern city of Mandalay Monday with the aim of enhancing cooperation between cultural groups and youth artists from six Lancang-Mekong countries. The six Lancang-Mekong countries are China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand. Keep reading ...

China extends to Myanmar Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Special Fund for second batch

China extended to Myanmar 7.378 million U.S. dollars’ Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Special Fund for the second batch on Wednesday for use in management of projects under the fund. The agreement on the provision was signed in Nay Pyi Taw between Chinese Ambassador Hong Liang and ...

Sudden Public Hearing on Mekong “Rapids-Blasting” Project Catches Community Group by Surprise

 As a new year dawns, the waters of the Mekong River remain turbulent with uncertainty. While many take holidays and prepare for the new year, the people of the Mekong face an unknown future. Earlier this month, residents along the Mekong in Chiang Rai were preparing ...

Lancang-Mekong tourist cities forum to be held in Sanya

A tourism cooperation forum featuring tourist cities in countries along the Lancang-Mekong River will be held in Sanya, south China’s Hainan Province, local authorities announced on Saturday. Delegations from 26 tourist cities in China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam will participate in the forum, ...

Lancang-Mekong FTZ can spur regional growth amid pressure of US trade protectionism

As Sino-US trade tension intensifies, there has been talk that China plans to set up a free trade zone (FTZ) on the border between Thailand and Laos. If the FTZ becomes a reality, it will be part of a long-term effort to achieve closer economic ...

Lancang-Mekong Vocational Education Training Center launched in Cambodia

The China-funded Lancang-Mekong Vocational Education Training Center, along with the Cambodia Luban Workshop, was inaugurated here on Sunday. The center was established under the cooperation between the National Polytechnic Institute of Cambodia (NPIC) and China’s Tianjin Sino-German University of Applied Sciences. It is located in ...

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