World

Thai gov’t ensures safety of MRC leaders

Thailand ’s government will provide high-level security for leaders from Cambodia , Laos , Vietnam , Myanmar and China who are scheduled to attend the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Summit in Hua Hin early next month, a local paper reported.
Society

EVN plans new power sources in dry season

The Electricity of Vietnam Corporation has announced that there will be sufficient power supply for the dry season in 2010, provided that the new sources of power generation are put into operation on schedule.
Business

Vietnamese, Chinese localities boost trade ties

The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai and its Chinese neighbour, Yunnan province, held an exchange from Nov. 3-4 to seek ways to remove difficulties and boost economic-trade and tourism development between the two localities.
Society

Forum highlights Vietnam-Yunnan economic ties

China spares no effort in promoting its trade with Vietnam and encourages businesses in its border provinces to strengthen cooperation with Vietnam in commerce, trade and construction.
Border bridge opens in Lao Cai Society

Border bridge opens in Lao Cai

A bridge spanning the Red River and connecting the Kim Thanh trade centre in Lao Cai province with the Beishan Trade Centre in China’s Yunnan province was inaugurated.
New border bridge brings in waves of investors Business

New border bridge brings in waves of investors

Even though the inauguration of Kim Thanh bridge, scheduled for Sept. 2, is still days away, as many as 50 investors have already registered to lease lots of land at the Kim Thanh trade centre on the border with China
World

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.