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Bac Lieu

Group receives 48-year jail term over fake ATM cards

Society

Group receives 48-year jail term over fake ATM cards

Four days into the first instance trial, the People’s Court in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre gave Malaysian national Chong Ngai Fong and his six accomplices a total of 48 years in prison for their fraudulent activities using fake ATM cards.

More research needed for climate adaptation

Environment

More research needed for climate adaptation

Climate change is the biggest challenge to Vietnam and the agricultural sector, and farmers and the poor are the most vulnerable. In response, a number of measures have been taken by the country to mitigate climate change.

Netherlands helps to improve water supply capacity in Mekong Delta

Business

Netherlands helps to improve water supply capacity in Mekong Delta

Representatives of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and the Netherlands’ Vitens Evides International (VEI) company held a discussion on the WaterWorX project, which aims to orient the water supply to be adaptable to the effects of climate change in the southwest of Mekong River Delta, funded by the company and the Dutch Government.

Bac Lieu cares for Khmer ethnic people

Society

Bac Lieu cares for Khmer ethnic people

Delegations from the Party Committee and authorities of the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu on October 8 visited and presented gifts to local Khmer religious dignitaries and people on the occasion of the traditional Sene Dolta Festival.

EVNSPC to expand coverage to more southern rural areas

Society

EVNSPC to expand coverage to more southern rural areas

The Electricity of Vietnam Group’s Southern Power Corporation (EVNSPC) will invest nearly 8 trillion VND (344 million USD) to provide power for rural areas in 12 cities and provinces, as well as island communes in Kien Giang and the Mekong Delta region, by 2020.

Coastal provinces coordinate in monitoring fishing boats

Business

Coastal provinces coordinate in monitoring fishing boats

Eight Mekong Delta and south central coastal provinces in Vietnam have signed a coordination agreement on the management of fishing vessels in a bid to have the European Commission (EC)’s “yellow card” warning on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing lifted.