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Lao Cai wants to pilot cross-border e-commerce zone

Lao Cai has proposed the pilot of a cross-border e-commerce zone or a free trade zone in the northern mountainous province to bridge Vietnam and other ASEAN countries with the Chinese market.

Lao Cai to host annual Bac Ha white plateau festival in early June

The annual Bac Ha white plateau festival 2024 is scheduled to get underway in Bac Ha district in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai from June 1 to June 9, with the event hosting a traditional horse race as the main activity.

Heavy showers, hail hit Lao Cai

The hailstones measured 2-3cm, some as large as hen’s eggs.

Lao Cai strives to become a growth pole and trade connection center

In recent years, transportation infrastructure in the area has been invested in a synchronous, modern, focused direction, integrating resources to improve investment efficiency.

New forest fire spot appears in Hoang Lien National Park

A new forest fire spot in the Hoang Lien National Park was discovered at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Den Thang Village, Ta Van Commune, Sa Pa Town.

Forest fire happens in Hoang Lien National Park

A forest fire occurred at the Hoang Lien National Park in Seo My Ty Village, Ta Van Commune, Sa Pa Town in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, the provincial authorities declared on Tuesday.

23rd Vietnam-China International Trade Fair scheduled in November

On the afternoon of October 25, in Lao Cai city, the third meeting on preparations for the 23rd Vietnam - China International Trade Fair in 2023 was held.

Wartime bomb safely disposed in Lao Cai province

The Military Command of Bao Yen district in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on October 19 removed a 350-kilogramme bomb left from wartime in Bao Ha commune, and destroyed it safely.

Officials of Lao Cai and Hekou Party Committees meet

On October 15, the 5th talks, round 2 on cultural propaganda work between the Propaganda Department of the Lao Cai City Party Committee and the Propaganda Department of the Dao Autonomous District Party Committee of Hekou Province was held.

Lao Cai attracts resources to develop border gate economic zone

Lao Cai Province's border gate economic zone is the only economic zone in the northern region that has an international border gate located in the city.

Further promoting relationship between Sa Pa and Yunnan

Secretary of the Sa Pa Town Party Committee Phan Dang Toan gave an overview of the socio-economic development situation of Sa Pa in recent times at a reception for the delegation of Pingbian County, Yunnan province (China).

Lao Cai and Yunnan promote medical cooperation

On September 23, representatives of the Honghe County Health Department (Yunnan province, China) and the Health Department of Lao Cai province (Vietnam) met to discuss measures for promoting medical cooperation between the two sides.

Lao Cai and Hekou hold talks on border river embankment project

On September 19, the delegations of Lao Cai city and Hekou district met to discuss the supervision of a border river embankment building project.

Lao Cai: 10 people died and went missing due to floods

Heavy rain in Lao Cai province on September 12 night had caused flash flood and landslides in several areas, killing two people, missing four people and washing away many local residents’ property in Lien Minh Commune.

Lao Cai develops border gate economy, expands trade with Yunnan

Lao Cai province takes the development of the border gate economy, manufacturing and processing industry, tourism, and commodity agriculture as the driving force.

Sapa mother fined for forcing her children to work

A woman in the northern tourist town of Sapa has been fined VND 22 million for forcing her two small children to sell products to tourists in the area.

Vietnam’s first recycled plastic-made school inaugurated

A kindergarten school made of recycled plastic – the first of this kind in Vietnam, was put into operation on September 9 in Cao Son commune in Muong Khuong district of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.

Lao Cai border gate shuts down due to Covid

The Kim Thanh II international border gate in the northern province of Lao Cai suspended import-export activities from today, July 4, after China discovered Vietnamese goods having the coronavirus.

Agricultural exporters advised to be cautious at Lao Cai’s border gate

Vietnamese enterprises should be cautious before transporting agricultural products to Lao Cai's Kim Thanh II border gate for export to minimise losses although Chinese authorities are piloting the re-import of these products.