Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the daily Nhan Dan (People's Newspaper) Thinh Giang has expressed his belief that relations between his newspaper and the China Daily would be more practical and effective, contributing to strengthening friendship between Vietnam and China.

He made the statement while receiving Liu Xue Yuan, Head of the Press Strategic Research Department of the China Daily, during his visit to Vietnam from Dec. 21-28.

During his stay in Vietnam , Liu Xue Yuan and his entourage visited and studied socio-economic situation in Hanoi , Ho Chi Minh City , Can Tho city and Quang Ninh province./.