Farmers in Soc Trang Province have been busy the last month harvesting what has been a bountiful water chestnut crop.
Vietnam’s brackish-water shrimp industry is confident of achieving its export target of more than US$3.5 billion this year despite the host of difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong said.
Khmer people in the south and the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang in particular are celebrating their traditional New Year festival Chol Chnam Thmay which falls on April 13-16 this year more quietly due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a letter to the Khmer ethnic people, congratulating them on the traditional Chol Chnam Thmay (New Year) festival.
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.
Construction began on a wind power plant in Vinh Chau town in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on March 5.
BPP Vinh Chau Wind Power Co., Ltd (BPPVC) – a subsidiary of Banpu Public Company Limited (Banpu Power) of Thailand, started the construction of a wind power plant with a total capacity of 65MW in Vinh Chau town, the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta is taking steps to ensure sufficient freshwater supply for household use and agricultural production in areas affected by saltwater intrusion and drought.
Though saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta was predicted to come earlier and with higher level of salinity than that recorded in the 2015-2016 dry season, the damages to farming areas are expected to be less serious as authorities and farmers have taken measures to cope with the situation in the 2019-2020 dry season.
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.
Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Rinh, President of the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA), presented gifts to AO/dioxin victims in Soc Trang province on January 5, during his working trip to the southern region.
Construction of a wind power plant has started in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.
VOV.VN - Many sea dyke areas in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang have been severely impacted by climate change, threatening the means of subsistence of coastal residents.
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.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has highly appreciated Ireland-based Mainstream Renewable Power’s interest in renewable energy in Vietnam, especially its investment in an offshore wind farm in the southern province of Soc Trang.
VOV.VN - The Khmer in Vietnam’s southern region are celebrating the Ok Om Bok or Moon Worship Festival.
VOV.VN - Nga Nam floating market in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang has developed into a popular attraction with large numbers of visitors sampling some the area’s unique life and cuisine.
The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang has risen to an attractive destination for investors in renewable energy, especially wind power.
VOV.VN - An African swine fever (ASF) outbreak has been reported in a small pig-farming household in My Xuyen district in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang, according to the provincial Steering Committee for animal epidemic prevention and control.
The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang should make strong economic structure shifting for achieving major breakthroughs in the socio-economic development in 2019, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.