Vinh Long to revamp agriculture Business

Vinh Long to revamp agriculture

The Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long has set a target this year to earn 22.42 trillion VND from agricultural production by restructuring the sector with a focus on product quality.
Vinh Long eyes 420 million USD in export revenue Business

Vinh Long eyes 420 million USD in export revenue

Promoting shipments of key products such as leather shoes and frozen fruits and vegetable will be part of the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long’s efforts to realise its export revenue target of 420 million USD in 2018.
Supply chains for safe farm produce Business

Supply chains for safe farm produce

Creating efficient supply chains for safe farm produce is essential to guarantee sales as well as ensure quantity and quality, delegates told a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on December 28.
HCM City's waterways left unused Society

HCM City's waterways left unused

Despite the increasing challenges facing land transport, Ho Chi Minh City has yet to use nearly 1,000km of rivers and canals for the purpose.
VN’s 1st robotic surgery on patient with lung cancer done Health

VN’s 1st robotic surgery on patient with lung cancer done

Doctors at HCM City’s Binh Dan Hospital have used a robot for the first time in the country for lung cancer surgery, removing suspicious nodules through a small incision instead of a large one and without using mechanical rib spreaders, unlike in the past.
Mekong blighted by river erosion Environment

Mekong blighted by river erosion

The Mekong Delta, home to some 18 million inhabitants, is plagued by severe riverbank erosion, which has been blamed on climate change and human factors.
Japan helps Vietnam in nurse training Society

Japan helps Vietnam in nurse training

The Department of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs of Vinh Long province held a working session on June 7 with Japanese partners to discuss recruiting local nursing apprentices.
Mekong Delta startup valley takes shape Business

Mekong Delta startup valley takes shape

A startup network of the Mekong Delta was launched at a ceremony held by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)’s Can Tho chapter (VCCI Can Tho) on May 24.
Vietnam faces severe sand shortage Business

Vietnam faces severe sand shortage

Poor planning and management of sand mining has led to a stunning but unsurprising warning: Vietnam is very likely to run out of sand in less than 15 years.
Mekong Delta has good economic governance Business

Mekong Delta has good economic governance

The Mekong Delta has been evaluated as a region having good economic governance since the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) was first announced 12 years ago, heard a workshop.
900g-baby with congenital heart disease survived Health

900g-baby with congenital heart disease survived

Doctors of the HCM City-based Paediatrics Hospital No 1 have successfully performed a congenital heart surgery for a premature baby weighing 900grams, the lightest patient ever to receive the surgery.