PRC: News Releases
Read news releases related to the People's Republic of China.
Latest News Releases
Mekong Development Forum in Tokyo to Focus on Infrastructure Partnerships
About 80 major private sector companies from Japan and other East Asian countries are expected to participate in the 2nd Mekong Development Forum (MDF) in Tokyo on 14-15 July.
GMS Leaders Commit to Stronger Partnerships
Prime ministers of six countries sharing the Mekong River concluded their two-day Summit meeting today by issuing the Kunming Declaration that renews their commitment to achieve an integrated, harmonious and prosperous subregion through forging stronger partnerships.
Mekong River Countries to Start Preparing for Regional Power Trading Arrangements
The governments of six countries sharing the Mekong River today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the Guidelines for the Implementation of the Regional Power Trade Operating Agreement (RPTOA) Stage 1.
Mekong Countries Plan Information Superhighway
Telecommunications operators and government telecommunications agencies from the six countries sharing the Mekong River today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate in planning and construction of the GMS Information Superhighway Network (ISN). It was a follow-up to the signing of the MOU among the governments of six countries on the joint cooperation in the construction of the ISN in December 2004.
Mekong Countries to Establish Animal Diseases Prevention, Control System
Six countries sharing the Mekong River today took a significant step toward controlling transboundary animal diseases by signing an agreement to establish a subregional animal diseases prevention and control system.
Mekong Leaders Endorse Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Initiative
The Prime Ministers of the six countries sharing the Mekong River today approved a critical initiative to set up conservation corridors connecting important biodiversity areas in the subregion.
Kunming Declaration: 'A Stronger GMS Partnership for Common Prosperity'
The Heads of Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia, the People's Republic of China, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, the Union of Myanmar, the Kingdom of Thailand and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, met in Kunming, China for the Second GMS Summit.
Mekong Countries Sign Agreements to Open Borders
Mekong countries today took a major step forward to opening their borders by agreeing to implement trade facilitation measures, including single-stop inspection at key frontiers.
Mekong Countries Discuss Private Sector Participation Prior to Summit
The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), comprised of six countries sharing the Mekong River, provides tremendous business opportunities for the private sector, ADB Vice-President Liqun Jin told the opening ceremony today of the Forum on Business Participaton in GMS Cooperation.
ADB to Help Control Malaria Among Ethnic Communities in the Mekong Region
ADB will help reduce the burden of malaria among poor ethnic communities living in malaria-prone areas in the Greater Mekong Subregion through a technical assistance grant approved for US$750,000.