(VOV) - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) disbursed VND93 billion for 36 out of 63 provincial departments to train 91,000 rural labourers in 2012.
(VOV) - A vocational training and work festival opened in Long An province on May 12, helping employers share experience and job hunters hone skills.
(VOV) - Since 2011, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been helping Mekong delta provinces predict and assess the impact of climate change for the 2020-2050 period.
(VOV) - Vietnam’s seafood export turnover was estimated at US$464 million, bringing its total earnings in the first four months of the year down to more than US$1.7 billion, 4.6 percent lower than in the same period last year.
(VOV) - The southern province of Ben Tre on April 26 began construction of six bridges along provincial road 884, using funding from the World Bank and the Australian government.
(VOV) - State President Truong Tan Sang paid a working visit to the southern province of Ben Tre on March 30 to inspect its efforts to cope with the rising sea level.
(VOV) - After penetrating the Japanese market, Hoa Loc mangoes are seeking outlets to Russia and China.
Mekong Delta region attracted more than 19.4 million visitors in 2012 and earned about VND4.3 trillion from tourism-related activities, an increase of 23.2 percent compared with the previous year, according to newly-released statistics.
The General Office for Population and Family Planning (GOPFP) scheme will expand prenatal and newborn screening in 13 provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta this year.
(VOV) -The State Bank of Vietnam (SVB) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed two credit loan agreements worth nearly US$112 million in Hanoi on March 7.
(VOV) - As many as 147 scholarships have been presented to poor, orphaned and disabled students in the southern province of Ben Tre in their 2012-2013 school year.
The Japanese Government has provided over US$570,000 in non-refundable aid for five projects on health care, irrigation, water supply and education in Vietnam’s southern and central highlands regions.
(VOV) - The Mekong Delta provinces are aiming to boost tra fish export turnover to US$1.7–2 billion this year.
(VOV) - The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho hosted a seminar on January 28 discussing ways of helping local residents adapt to climate change.
(VOV) -The restoration and upgrade of the 100-year-old Huynh Phu mansion in the southern province of Ben Tre has started, with an estimated cost of US$1.7 million.