Society

New Long An/Phnom Penh coach route opens

On September 4, the first bus rolled out of a coach station in Vietnam’s south-western province of Long An and headed for the Cambodian capital city Phnom Penh, launching a new route.
Society

EVN reveals operational plans to year-end

The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) is expected to generate 2,156 MW more for the national grid by the year’s end, bringing the group’s supply to the network to 3,150 MW.

EVN also has a plan to start building 32 power plants and complete the construction of 49 power grids of 220-500 KV this year.
Environment

Delta environment set for forum agenda

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) will organise an annual forum on preserving the Mekong River Delta’s natural resources as part of efforts to ensure sustainable development.
Society

New TV series target teenagers

Local film studios are making several new programmes for the teenage market following the recent successful run of a TV series for young people.
Business

Rice exports reach 4.4 mllion tonnes

More than 4.4 million tonnes of rice were exported in the first eight months of the year, up 41.93 percent over the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

The free-on-board export value was more than 1.8 billion USD, down 3.64 percent on the same period last year.

Business

Industrial production value continues to grow

Vietnam posted an increase of 5.6 percent in its industrial production value to top 443 trillion VND in the past eight months of this year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Business

Dong Thap urges investment for 55 projects

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is calling upon domestic and foreign investors to get involved in its 55 projects which require a total capital of nearly 4 trillion VND (222 million USD).
Business

Seafood processing plant built in Hau Giang

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai attended the ground breaking ceremony for the Minh Phu-Hau Giang seafood processing plant in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on Aug. 17.