VOV.VN - The country has been through 40 days with no new locally-transmitted coronavirus infections, while the total number of positive COVID-19 cases rose to 326 after one more imported case was confirmed on May 25, the Ministry of Health said in its May 26 update.
Vietnam attracted US$12.33 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first four months of 2020, a year-on-year decrease of 15.5% due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).
Vietnam granted investment licenses to 758 new projects worth US$5.5 billion in the first quarter of 2020, up nearly 45% from the same period last year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
All forests south of the Hau River in the Mekong Delta have been facing the threat of fire since the middle of this month, and any fire would spread very quickly because of the heat and low humidity, local authorities have warned.
VOV.VN - Vietnam's Bac Lieu Bird Sanctuary has been ranked seventh among the world’s Top 10 most famous bird sanctuaries, according to the website Trendrr of the United States.
Shrimp is a key export item of many provinces in the Cuu Long (Mekong) River Delta, but the Covid-19 epidemic has caused challenges for exporters.
The inflow of foreign investment into Vietnam experienced a year-on-year drop of 23.6 percent in the first two months of the year to 6.47 billion USD, according to a report from the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Foreign Trade Agency.
Erosion and subsidence along canals, rivers and coasts have been severe in many areas in the Mekong Delta and local authorities are struggling to raise funds for works to prevent them.
The People’s Committee of Bac Lieu province on January 21 granted an investment decision to Singapore’s Delta Offshore Energy Pte.Ltd (DOE) to build a 3,200MW liquefied natural gas-fired power plant.
VOV.VN - Last year Vietnam earned nearly 4 billion USD from exporting shrimp products. The Ca Mau Peninsula, one of the country’s key areas of brackish water shrimp aquaculture, is aiming to produce 1.1 million tons and earn 10 billion USD in exports by 2025.
A Japanese business delegation led by President of the Solar Wind Technology Company Mochio Horiuchi held a working session with Vice Secretary of the Bac Lieu provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Duong Thanh Trung on January 10.
Vietnam had 66 traditional medicine hospitals as of the end of 2019, an increase of two compared to the number in 2018, it was reported at a conference on January 7 of the Agency of Traditional Medicine Administration under the Health Ministry.
Developing tourism and services in protective and special-use forests in parallel with conservation will become a key part of the national economy in the future, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.
The Mekong Delta may experience sooner and even more serious droughts and saltwater intrusion in the 2019 – 2020 dry season, compared to the situation in 2016 when historic saline intrusion was recorded, an official has said.
The People’s Court of the southern province of Bac Lieu on November 26 sentenced a 38-year-old man to six years in jail and two years under mandatory supervision for “making, storing, spreading information, materials, items for the purpose of opposing the State of Socialist Republic of Vietnam.”
VOV.VN - A range of different aspects of Vietnamese cultural heritage were introduced to guests at culture and tourism week during its opening in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu on November 20.
The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) organised a dialogue on economic cooperation between Vietnamese localities and relevant agencies and businesses of Japan in Tokyo on November 8.
The Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu plans to expand its efficient and sustainable super-intensive shrimp farming and shrimp-rice farming models.
VOV.VN - Home to a total of 62 coastal turbines, each with a height of over 80 metres, the wind farm located in Vinh Trach Dong commune in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu has developed into a popular regional tourist attraction.
VOV.VN - The 28th version of the Mekong River Delta cycling tournament, known as the Gao Hat Ngoc Troi Cup, opened in Can Tho City on August 13, attracting the participation of 84 cyclists from across the nation.