Soc Trang’s rice variety recognised as best in world Society

Soc Trang’s rice variety recognised as best in world

The Soc Trang-based ST24 rice variety was honoured as having the best flavour in the world, as it received the World’s Best Rice 2019 award at the 11th Annual World’s Best Rice Contest in the Philippines on November 12.
Programme helps poor students pursue study Society

Programme helps poor students pursue study

The “Vi em hieu hoc” (Because you are studious) programme has presented 125,000 scholarships worth 125 billion VND (5.37 million USD) to studious pupils in disadvantaged communes nationwide since it was launched in 2014.
Khmer ethnic people in Soc Trang enjoy merrier Sene Dolta festival Society

Khmer ethnic people in Soc Trang enjoy merrier Sene Dolta festival

Many communes in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang, which are home to a large number of Khmer ethnic people, are enjoying a warmer, merrier Sene Dolta festival this year as they have met new-style rural area status with povery rate declining, according a local official for ethnic minority affairs.
Party official visits Buddhists in southern localities Society

Party official visits Buddhists in southern localities

Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of its Mass Mobilisation Commission Truong Thi Mai on May 5 visited and extended greetings to Buddhist dignitaries in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on the occasion of the Buddha’s 2563rd birth anniversary.