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.
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.
Mekong Delta develops beef, dairy farming Business

Mekong Delta develops beef, dairy farming

Many provinces in the Mekong Delta have developed dairy and beef farming since it provides farmers with an additional income and benefits from local agricultural by-products.
Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change Society

Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change

The Mekong Delta has restructured agriculture towards climate-change adaptation and market demand by establishing specialised farming areas for its key agricultural products, and by growing other crops on ineffective rice fields or rotating rice with other crops on the same field.
Localities suffer great losses from natural disasters Society

Localities suffer great losses from natural disasters

The Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control’s Office on August 6 reported that so far, Storm Wipha has claimed 10 lives and left 11 people missing, destroyed 91 houses and caused great property losses.
Soc Trang partners with Hiroshima to build clean shrimp brand Business

Soc Trang partners with Hiroshima to build clean shrimp brand

Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Soc Trang province Le Van Hieu had a working session on May 28 with representatives of the division of international trade under the trade promotion department of Japan’s Hiroshima prefecture to discuss bilateral cooperation and exchange activities in 2019.