Society

Large-scale fields expand in Mekong Delta

The large-scale farming model is expanding in the Mekong Delta with the acreage of large-scale fields increasing more than 37 times over the past three years, it was reported at a conference in Can Tho City on May 27.
Society

Mekong Delta moves to adapt to climate change

The Mekong Delta provinces are shifting crops and cultivation habits in accordance with respective natural conditions as one of the measures making them adapt to climate change, according to the Steering Committee for the Southwest Region.
Society

Can Tho to become industrialised city before 2020

Can Tho’s social-economic achievements over the past four decades allowed its leaders to feel confident about the goal to transform the city into an industrialised one before 2020, becoming a driving force for social-economic development in the whole Southwest region.
New Year wishes to Khmer people in Hau Giang Society

New Year wishes to Khmer people in Hau Giang

Dignitaries, monks, nuns and Khmer Buddhist followers in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang received gifts from the Steering Committee for the Southwest Region on the occasion of their Chol Chnam Thmay (New Year) festival.
Society

Ninh Thuan asked to implement ethnic policies effectively

Minister-Chairman of the Government’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs Giang Seo Phu has asked the central province of Ninh Thuan to efficiently implement the State’s policies on improving the living standards of people in ethnic minority or mountainous areas.
Congratulations to Khmer people on traditional New Year Society

Congratulations to Khmer people on traditional New Year

Deputy Prime Minster Vu Van Ninh and other State officials congratulated the Khmer ethnic community in southern Vietnam on their traditional Chol Chnam Thmay New Year festival during a gathering in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April 7.
Research programme on sustainable development in southwest region Society

Research programme on sustainable development in southwest region

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has allowed the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and the Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City to implement a research programme on scientific and technology tasks necessary for sustainable development in the southwest region between 2015 and 2019.
Society

VFF leader offers New Year wishes to southerners

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan hailed the efforts made by the Steering Committee for the Southwest Region to improve the material and spiritual lives of locals while holding a pre-Tet meeting with the committee on February 12.
Business

Exports talk restructuring of tra fish industry

The proposed restructure of the tra fish sector should focus on improving quality and diversifying products and on export markets and processors' finances and management, experts told a seminar held in Mekong Delta Dong Thap province on February 5.