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Bac Lieu

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.

Bac Lieu: Schools, housing donated to disadvantaged families

Society

Bac Lieu: Schools, housing donated to disadvantaged families

The People’s Committee of southern Bac Lieu province and the Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank) held a ceremony on September 17 to hand over two primary schools and 141 houses for local policy beneficiaries and people from less advantaged backgrounds.

Mekong Delta region makes up 18 percent of GDP

Business

Mekong Delta region makes up 18 percent of GDP

Mekong Delta localities collected more than 243.2 trillion VND (10.46 billion USD) for the budget in 2016-2018, and made up 18 percent of the country’s GDP, according to an official from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).