The China-Myanmar crude oil pipeline started operations after an oil tanker began offloading crude oil in the Southeast Asian country on Monday, which signals a new phase in energy cooperation between the two countries and helps ensure China's oil and gas imports.
China and Myanmar on Monday signed an agreement on a crude oil pipeline to send oil from Myanmar's Kyaukpyu Port to Yunnan.
The agreement and eight other cooperation documents were signed after talks between President Xi Jinping and Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw, who is on a state visit to China from Thursday to Tuesday. Details of the agreements were not released.
HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Vietnam's capital city Hanoi has attracted many investors to launch large-scale tourism projects. However, to refresh available products like the old quarter or cultural heritage sites, the tourism sector needs to improve their quality by investing in infrastructure and human resources.
Vientiane (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Asean countries should teach their citizens more about the significance of the Asean Social-Cultural Community (ASCC) as an important pillar in driving cooperation with the bloc’s other pillars in the push for prosperity.
The ASCC tends to be ignored by the region’s citizens even though they benefit from various forms of cooperation.