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2008-09-30 06:00:27

Text of report in English by state-run Vietnamese news agency VNA website Hanoi (VNA) -Four Vietnamese northern border provinces have signed minutes of their joint working groups' first meeting with a neighbouring Chinese province, pledging to increase cross-border cooperation. The joint working groups from the Vietnamese border provinces of Lao Cai, Ha Giang, Lai Chau and Dien Bien and the Chinese province of Yunnan held their first meeting in Sa Pa resort, Lao Cai, on Sept. 26-29 with a...

2008-08-11 15:01:04

Vietnam's government says at least 82 people have been killed and nearly 40 others are missing following heavy rains and flooding in northern provinces. The flooding has swept away hundreds of homes and destroyed thousands of crops, the Vietnam News Agency reported Monday. Hardest hit was mountainous Lao Cai Province where 63 people are listed as dead or missing. In Yen Bai Province, the lead compartment of a train collapsed due to floods and heavy winds but thousands of people in the...