The Jinghong Hydropower Station in Yunnan province is one of several China has built on the Mekong River, which is known as Lancang in Mandarin. Photo: Xinhua

Five things to know about the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation summit

Five-year development plan, including construction of hydropower dams, is expected to top agenda at Mekong River nations’ conference in Cambodia

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The Jinghong Hydropower Station in Yunnan province is one of several China has built on the Mekong River, which is known as Lancang in Mandarin. Photo: Xinhua
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Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou joined the South China Morning Post's Beijing bureau in 2010. She covers China's diplomatic relations and has reported on topics such as Sino-US relations, China-India disputes, and reactions to the North Korea nuclear crisis, as well as other general news.