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Mekong Delta region

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.

Can Tho enhances cooperation with Hungary

Politics

Can Tho enhances cooperation with Hungary

Chairman of the People’s Committee of Can Tho city Vo Thanh Thong had a working session on November 14 with Csaba Balogh, Minister of State for Public Administration under Hungary’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, to discuss bilateral cooperation prospects.

Can Tho University teams up with Japanese firms in scientific research

Sci-Tech

Can Tho University teams up with Japanese firms in scientific research

Can Tho University and Brain Works Asia Co., Ltd of Japan launched a new office for the Centre for Advanced Technology Research and Renovation in the university on November 2, which aims to strengthen technological application in production, especially aquaculture and rice cultivation in the Mekong Delta region.

Voters underline need to prioritise development investment

Politics

Voters underline need to prioritise development investment

Voters in different localities voiced their wish that the National Assembly, Government and localities will give the priority to development investment, focusing public investment on key areas, after watching a live-broadcast discussion as part of the 6th session of the 14th legislature on October 29.

Nine-month seafood exports estimated at 6.4 billion USD

Business

Nine-month seafood exports estimated at 6.4 billion USD

Seafood export value in the first nine month of the year was estimated at 6.4 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 7.2 percent, according to the Department of Farm Produce Processing and Market Development under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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.