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Lao Cai donates rice to Chinese city

Update: September, 05/2014 - 08:09
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LAO CAI (VNS) — The northern border province of Lao Cai gave 100 tonnes of rice to residents of Ludian county, Zhaotong city in the Chinese province of Yunnan yesterday to help them overcome the consequences of a recent earthquake.

Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Dang Xuan Thanh conveyed his sympathy on behalf of the province to those affected by the quake in Ludian.

He hoped the gesture of support, reflecting the tradition of friendship and neighbourliness between Lao Cai and Yunnan, would help quake victims overcome hardships and rebuild their lives.

The 6.3-magnitude quake on August 3 killed at least 150 people and destroyed many houses in Ludian. — VNS

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