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Lang Son

 

a city in the northern part of Vietnam (Bac Bo Province, Viet Bac Autonomous Region), on the Ky Cung River (basin of the Hsi River). Population, about 20,000. Lang Son is at the beginning of the trans-Indochina highway and railroad. It is also a center of the mining industry (bauxites, phosphates, and coal).

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The chief administrator of Lang Son province's Cao Loc district, Hua Anh Tuan, says six people were killed and five others were injured when a landslide buried the hut they were sleeping in early Wednesday.
The photos show streets and local markets in the city of Lang Son and elsewhere submerged in water, with residents floating on rubber tires or rafts or huddling under makeshift tents.
Local media reports said the disease was first detected in the northern province of Hai Duong on March 28, and has since spread to 12 localities of Vietnam including 11 Red River Delta provinces of Hai Duong, Thai Binh, Thai Nguyen, Hung Yen, Bac Ninh, Hai Phong, Hanoi, Nam Dinh, Ha Nam, Lang Son, and Quang Ninh, and one central province of Nghe An.
The Vietnamese army sent 3,400 soldiers to rescue and evacuate thousands of people out of areas vulnerable to more flash floods and landslides in the mountainous provinces of Son La, Lang Son and Bac Giang.
At Lang Son, a northern Vietnamese town on the Chinese border, I watched as hundreds of Vietnamese carried baskets of monkeys, pangolins, snakes, and a variety of exotic birds in rattan cages.
The charity is now hoping to fund the same project in the poorest district of Lang Son next year.
The construction of the cathedral will not only meet the expectations of Catholics in the diocese, but it is also a sign that the small remote diocese, which has suffered losses and neglect, is recovering and developing," Bishop Joseph Ngo Quang Kiet of Lang Son said.
2 kilograms of heroin and 289 kg of opium between 1992 and 1999 in an area stretching from Lang Son Province in the north to Ho Chi Minh City in the south.
The baby was rescued in Lang Son Province in northern Vietnam after police shot the hostage taker about four hours after the abduction.