Business

Tra Vinh tries to become more attractive to investors: official

With a strategic location in the Mekong Delta and blessed with many key national projects like passageways for oceangoing ships to enter the Hau River, Co Chien Bridge, Duyen Hai Power Centre, and Dinh An Economic Zone, Tra Vinh province possesses a lot of favourable conditions to draw investment. Do Van Khe, Director of Tra Vinh Department of Planning and Investment, affirmed that Socio-economic development potential of the province is being awakened and tapped effectively, promising to make Tra Vinh an attractive and trusted destination for domestic and foreign investors. Vietnam Business Forum reports.
Business

Connectivity urged to tap regional potential

The coordination among Mekong Delta localities and between them and Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and the southeastern region hasn’t formed a sustainable connectivity, thus causing the unavailability of a particular mechanism to attract investment to the region.
Business

Mekong Delta localities hold meeting with diplomatic missions

Mekong Delta leaders on November 25 held a meeting with representatives of diplomatic missions from 10 countries and territories and several international organisations as part of the 2013 Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation Forum in Vinh Long province.
Mekong Delta urged to vary investment promotion Business

Mekong Delta urged to vary investment promotion

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has asked localities in the Mekong Delta region to diversify ways to call for and promote investment with the highest determination in order to attract more investment to the region which is labelled the country’s granary.
Business

Vinh Long eyes more investment projects

Mekong Delta's Vinh Long province wants to attract more investment projects as part of the delta's target of adopting a green and sustainable economy to eliminate the impact of pollution.
Environment

New Zealand offers 500,000 NZD to disaster risk management

The New Zealand Government will provide 500,000 NZD (412,550 USD) for the project “Livelihood Improvement for Building Resilient Communities” (LIBRE) which aims to help people in the southern province of Vinh Long improve their disaster response capability, according to New Zealand Embassy to Vietnam.
Bird flu, cattle epidemic put under control Health

Bird flu, cattle epidemic put under control

Bird flu epidemic and diseases in farm animals including blue-ear and foot-and-mouth in pigs and cattle have been put under control in most localities nationwide during the last two weeks.
Society

Vietnam intensifies measures to prevent bird flu

A senior agricultural official has called on provinces nationwide to intensify measures to prevent the spread of bird flu viruses, especially the transmission of H7N9 into Vietnam as the new strain continues spreading in neighbouring China.
Society

Construction starts on Vietnam-RoK Friendship Village

A ceremony was held in Vinh Long province on January 30 to mark the start of a construction project funded by the Republic of Korea’s organisation - Asia Cultural Exchange Foundation (ACEF) that will create homes for people on low incomes in the Mekong delta.