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Ben Tre

Contest raises children awareness of water resources protection

Society

Contest raises children awareness of water resources protection

A water resources protection education idea and painting contest was launched at Dich Vong B primary school in Hanoi on September 20 to raise children’s awareness of the role of clean water and measures to protect and use water efficiently as part of a programme named “Mizuiku – I love clean water”.

Coastal provinces coordinate in monitoring fishing boats

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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.

Ben Tre calls for more investment in agriculture

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Ben Tre calls for more investment in agriculture

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.

 Ben Tre: man prosecuted for anti-State activity

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Ben Tre: man prosecuted for anti-State activity

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.

Mekong Delta region makes up 18 percent of GDP

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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).