Anti-State facebooker receives 12 months in jail Society

Anti-State facebooker receives 12 months in jail

The People’s Court in Ninh Kieu district of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has sentenced Pham Xuan Hao to 12 months in jail for “abusing democratic freedom to infringe upon the interests of the State, lawful rights and interests of organizations and/or citizens” under Clause 1, Article 331 of the Criminal Code 2015.
Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses Business

Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses

In spite of being implemented in 2011, the Government-supported agriculture insurance programme which aims to protect farmers against losses of crops and livestock has so far failed to attract farmers due to high premium and complicated procedures.
ODA disbursement in H1 remains low: MPI Business

ODA disbursement in H1 remains low: MPI

Disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) in the first half of the year was estimated at more than 4.17 trillion VND (179.7 million USD), accounting for only 6.9 percent of the National Assembly’s plan and 12.7 percent of that assigned by the Prime Minister, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
Can Tho, Taiwan boost education link Society

Can Tho, Taiwan boost education link

Rector of Can Tho University (CTU) Ha Thanh Toan and Chief Secretary of the Education Ministry of Taiwan (China) Chu Nan Shyan reached several commitments to boosting education connectivity during a working session in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on July 8.
Mekong Delta needs to increase education expenditures Society

Mekong Delta needs to increase education expenditures

Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha has instructed authorities in 12 provinces and one city in the Mekong Delta region to increase expenditures from their local education budgets to pay for facilities and equipment.
Finland helps Vietnam with waste management Environment

Finland helps Vietnam with waste management

Leaders of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and a Finnish delegation led by Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto on May 10 discussed issues regarding global climate change, thus pushing ahead with bilateral cooperation plans in waste management and energy solutions.