(InfraCo Asia), a company of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), for the purpose of participating in the Coc San Hydropower Plant (total output: 29,700 kilowatts) in Lao Cai Province
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
Drawing on ethnographic data collected during six months of fieldwork conducted between 2010 and 2012, followed by shorter visits in 2013 and 2014, I examine the ways in which Vietnamese traders belonging to the Kinh ethnic majority and their Han Chinese suppliers and patrons in the twin border cities of Lao Cai, in Lao Cai Province
, and Hekou, in Yunnan Province, discursively frame their commercial encounters and exchanges with the cross-border Other.
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.
Lao Cai, Vietnam, October 24, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Sapa is the frontier town of Lao Cai Province
in Northwest Vietnam.
A group of around 40 people were on their way to a burial at a cemetery in Lao Cai province
, bordering China, when the suspension bridge they were crossing collapsed, said Hoang Hiep, deputy chairman of the National Committee for Traffic Safety.
Luu Minh Hai, head of Center of Meteorology and Hydrology in Vietnam's northern Lao Cai province
said in an interview with Vietnamese local Vnexpress online newspaper on Friday that it is abnormal to see snow in the province during this time.
Although ethnic minorities have a right to use their own language and incorporate their culture in schooling as stipulated in Article 5 of the 1992 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: "Ethnic minorities have the right to use their own languages and scripts, maintain and develop their traditions, practices, custom and culture", the Vietnamese language in practice is the only official instructional language in all primary schools with the exception of ten (10) mother tongue-based bilingual classes of Grades 2 and 3 for the Hmong under UNICEF's program in Lao Cai province
2nd China and Vietnam hold a conference in Vietnam's Sa Pa Township in northern Lao Cai province
with the participation of 150 economists, strategists and entrepreneurs from both sides, focussing on forming a general mechanism for the Kunming-Lao Cai-Hanoi-Haiphong corridor.
Embassy, Intel, Vietnam Data Communication, and the Lao Cai province
People's Committee launched Vietnam's first trial WiMAX broadband network in Lao Cai province