Lao Cai


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Lao Cai

 

a city in the northern part of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, on the Chinese border. Situated along the Red River, it has a population of about 10,000. It has a railroad station and is a growing industrial center. Apatites and iron ore are mined nearby.

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Contractor address : No 202, Hoang Lien Road, Coc Leu Ward, LaoCai City, Lao Cai Province
The incident occurred early Saturday, when flash floods triggered by Typhoon Dianmu set off a landslide at Ma Sa Phin gold mine in Lao Cai province, Nguyen Chinh Cuong, of the local natural disaster prevention and control committee, told dpa.
Coc San is a run-of-the-river 30mw hydro power project located in the Dum River Valley, a tributary of the Hong River, about 300 kilometres northwest of Hanoi in Lao Cai province.
1), the land border between Vietnam and China connects the northern Vietnamese provinces of Bien Bien, Lai Chau, Lao Cai, Ha Giang, Cao Bang, Lang Son and Quang Ninh with Yunnan province and the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region in southern China.
The team of 11, comprised of Floris van Manen, Dania Naeem, Ali Adenwala, Marc Zakharia, Laura Ashi, Ghazi Alaradi, Panos Panagiotou, Kevin Orme, Kindu Abu Tala, Hisham Karim and Dzianis Pasichny, will fly to Hanoi before taking an overnight train to the Lao Cai province, which lies on the northern border with China.
Those products of China entered the local market via Lao Cai, Huu Nghi and Tan Thanh border gates and Chua Ve Port in the northern region.
The ultra-marathon, which started and finished in the picturesque town of Sa Pa in the northwestern province of Lao Cai, featured hundreds of participants from 40 countries competing in four categories -- 10km, 21km, 42km and 70km.
Indeed, while the colony was responsible for constructing the 384 km railway from Haiphong to the Indochina-China border at Lao Cai, the concession for the 464 km Yunnan railway stipulated that construction and management needed to be subcontracted to a private entity.
In his exploration of local politics, Gainsborough uses the border provinces of Lao Cai (in the north) and Tay Ninh (in the southwest) to test hypotheses about globalisation's effect on 'the local state'.
The Hmong people mainly reside in 20 provinces but the majority (over 91%) are settled in the northern mountainous regions of Vietnam including: Ha Giang (nearly 22%), Dien Bien, Son La, and Lao Cai (14-16%), Lai Chau, Yen Bai, Cao Bang (5-10%) and Bac Kan, Tuyen Quang (1-5%) where the living conditions are extremely harsh and poor.
Lao Cai, Phu Tho and Yen Bai provinces in the North are gaining prominence as cultural tourism centers in the country.