FOUR PAWS Viet on November 15 received an Asiatic black bear named Trang, the last bear kept in private farm in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, putting an end to bear bile farming in the province.
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has employed various measures to boost exports of farm produce, particularly fruits, as shipments of the products have remained modest.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has added eight more cultural icons to the list of Vietnam’s national intangible cultural heritages.
Wholesaler Mega Market Vietnam (MM) on October 31 launched its first fruit depot in Ben Tre province to supply quality fruits and vegetables for both export and local markets.
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has received VND140 billion (US$6.3 million) from the Government to repair two embankments to prevent erosion along rivers and upgrade another dyke along the coast.
A conference on promoting investment between the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap and the Australian Business Group in Vietnam took place in Ho Chi Minh City on September 27.
Calling for investment in agriculture to optimise the potential and strengths of the locality is a priority of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, said Cao Van Trong, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee at a conference promoting investment to the sector on September 18.
VOV.VN - Business and trade in Ben Tre province have grown under the province’s 2016 startup initiative.
A workshop has been held in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre to effectively promote startup activities in the region.
Vietnam’s rice exports are expected to rise in the remaining months of the year thanks to increasing demand in many markets, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The Investigation Police Agency of Ben Tre province’s police department has started criminal proceedings against a man for “making, storing, releasing, and circulating information and documents” against the State.
An annual contest on innovation in agricultural production with high-tech for startups and innovative projects has been announced by the Centre for Business Incubation of Agricultural High Technology in Ho Chi Minh City (AHBI).
The Standing Board of the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s (VFF) Central Committee and the Nordic Assistance to Vietnam- Norwegian Church Aid co-organised a training course in Ho Chi Minh City on August 10, focusing on the Humanitarian Charter and other criteria of humanitarian aid for religious dignitaries and followers.
A budget of VND15 trillion (US$645 million) will be spent on 14 urgent transport projects during the 2016-2020 period under the Standing Committee of 14th National Assembly’s Resolution No.566/NQ-UBTVQG14.
Southern Ben Tre province on August 6 received the “Hero of the People’s Armed Forces” title for the Women’s Liberation Association – Long-Haired Army, the name of an all-female armed force during the resistance war against the US.
VOV.VN - Ben Tre is considered one of the leading provinces in the Mekong Delta region to eliminate makeshift bridges thanks to the great contribution by Trinh Van Y, Chairman of Ben Tre province’s Bridge and Road Science and Technology Association.
Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Ngo Sach Thuc highlighted the role of religions in protecting the environment and responding to climate change at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on May 31.
Some EUR4.3 million (US$5 million) will be funded by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (EuropeAid) for the project “Inclusive and sustainable clam and bamboo value chains development in Vietnam.”
A delegation led by First Secretary of the National Committee of the Young Communist League of Cuba (UJC) Susely Morfar González paid a working visit to the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on May 22.
The first five houses under a programme on building disaster-proof houses for people in flood-prone areas were handed over to families in the Mekong Delta provinces of Ben Tre and Ca Mau on May 15 and 16.