Politics

VNA leader pays working visit to China

A senior delegation from the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) led by General Director Tran Mai Huong is on a working visit to China from Nov. 3-9 at the invitation of President of Xinhua News Agency Li Congjun.
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Cambodia hosts disaster forum

Senior officials from countries along the Mekong River including Cambodia , China , Vietnam , Laos , Myanmar , and Thailand on October 15 gathered in Phnom Penh to attend the Mekong Regional Forum on regional arrangement for disaster and communicable disease emergencies.
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World media summit closes

The first World Media Summit (WMS) wrapped up in Beijing, China, on Oct. 10 with the issuance of a joint statement.
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Media convenes in Beijing for first world summit

Around 300 representatives from more than 140 global media agencies gathered in Beijing on October 9 to discuss challenges in the industry and ways of boosting cooperation at the first ever World Media Summit.
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China spends more money on combating drought

Authorities in south China 's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region decided on September 3 to add 20 million yuan (2.94 million USD) to a fund for fighting lingering drought in the region, raising the total fund so far to 7.9 million USD.
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China builds express railway network

China plans to have a nationwide express railway network in place by 2012, capable of carrying passenger between Beijing and most capital cities in China within eight hours.
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Torrential rains leave almost 70 dead in China

Heavy rains have left at least 66 people dead, 66 missing and made more than 30,000 homeless since the beginning of June in southern Chinese provinces of Sichuan, Jiangxi, Hunan and Guizhou and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
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China, US ready for strategic and economic dialogue

More than 100 Chinese officials, led by Vice Premier Wang Qishan and State Councilor Dai Bingguo, will attend the first round of the China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue, scheduled for July 27-28 in Washington.
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Over 300 people injured in China’s earthquake

A total of 336 people were injured and more than 2,700 houses were damaged in a 6.0-magnitude earthquake that hit southwest China's Yunnan province late July 9, Xinhua news agency reported.
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Chinese, ASEAN senior officials to meet in east China

Senior officials from China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will hold their annual meeting in China’s eastern city of Nanjing on June 24 and 25, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang announced on June 22.
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China, Singapore hold joint anti-terror exercises

China and Singapore are conducting a joint anti-terrorism training exercise in Guilin in the southwest Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region that will run until June 26, said Chinese military sources.