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Shrimp industry confident of reaching 2020 export target: Minister

Shrimp industry confident of reaching 2020 export target: Minister

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 Soc Trang celebrate Chol Chnam Thmay

Khmer people in Soc Trang celebrate Chol Chnam Thmay

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.

Mekong Delta forests face increasing risk of fires

Mekong Delta forests face increasing risk of fires

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 starts on wind power plant in Soc Trang

Construction starts on wind power plant in Soc Trang

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.

Mekong Delta takes measures to reduce saltwater intrusion

Mekong Delta takes measures to reduce saltwater intrusion

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 has 66 traditional medicine hospitals

Vietnam has 66 traditional medicine hospitals

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.

AO/dioxin victims in Soc Trang receive Tet gifts

AO/dioxin victims in Soc Trang receive Tet gifts

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.

Deputy PM lauds Irish company’s investment in wind power

Deputy PM lauds Irish company’s investment in wind power

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.

Outbreak of African swine fever detected in Soc Trang

Outbreak of African swine fever detected in Soc Trang

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.

PM orders strong economic restructuring in Soc Trang

PM orders strong economic restructuring in Soc Trang

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.