Lancang-Mekong Cooperation promotes regional development

In November 2015, the foreign ministers of China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam held a meeting to discuss the establishment of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC). The LMC framework was formally established in March 2016 by the six member countries. The LMC is an important ...

How Lancang-Mekong Cooperation is changing the region

For Seng Voleak, a 23-year-old bank employee in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, her commute home has become easier thanks to buses donated by China. []Meanwhile, a raft of projects within the LMC framework are well under way, such as the Kunming-Bangkok Road, China-Laos Railway, China-Thailand Railway, Long ...

12-day training program on Lancang-Mekong Cooperation opens in Beijing

China and five other countries along the Lancang-Mekong River are continuing to develop joint environmental and economic efforts. And on Wednesday, a training program for Lancang-Mekong Cooperation National Secretariats and Coordination Units is underway in Beijing. Keep reading ...

Lancang-Mekong cooperation media summit to be held in Laos

The Lancang-Mekong cooperation media summit will be held on July 1-3 by the Lao Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism in cooperation with the Chinese newspaper People’s Daily. The meeting will be held under the theme “Cooperation in Lancang-Mekong Community for a Bright Future.” Keep reading ...

China-initiated eye protection program launched in Laos

A program to promote scientific eye protection knowledge and to provide free treatment in Lao schools, namely “Lancang-Mekong Bright Journey to Laos”, has been launched in Lao capital Vientiane on Thursday. The program is the second edition of the “Mekong Bright Journey” initiated by China, ...

China deepens Lancang-Mekong environmental protection cooperation

The Lancang-Mekong Environmental Protection Center has been inaugurated in Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The center aims to deepen cooperation in environmental protection between the six countries along the river, known in China as the Lancang River. Keep reading ...

Xiang Bo

What Can Fix the Disjointed Management of the Mekong River?

For the group of Tibetan youngsters, it was a rare opportunity to see what life is like on the lower reaches of the river known as the Lancang in China and the Mekong elsewhere. Hailing from Qinghai Province, near the source of the Lancang, the ...

Wang Yan

Can the countries of the Mekong pioneer a new model of cooperation?

Over the last two years, the China led Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism has used everything from a “bulldozer approach” to engaging with local communities to deal with tensions over development projects. Keep reading ...

Wang Yan

Increase cooperation ‘will benefit Lancang-Mekong inhabitants’

The Lancang-Mekong River, which stretches for nearly 5,000 kilometres, plays such a big part in our lives. It is a gift from nature and embodies a natural bond of mutual support. Our cooperation came into being because of our shared river, and the proper use ...

Lyu Jian

Commentary: Forging stronger ties among Lancang-Mekong nations

The latest Lancang-Mekong leaders’ meeting has proved to be a summit not paying lip service, but yielding tangible results, bringing the countries closer to a community of shared future.Keep reading ...


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