Soldiers’ remains laid to rest in Kien Giang province Society

Soldiers’ remains laid to rest in Kien Giang province

Remains of as many as 175 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who laid down their lives while on duty in the southwest border defence war (1977-1979) were re-buried at the Martyrs Cemetery in Ha Tien city, the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on July 28.
Truong Sa ocean locks represent sovereignty and shelter Society

Truong Sa ocean locks represent sovereignty and shelter

Truong Sa island, offshore of Khanh Hoa province is home to ocean locks that have been providing supplies and shelter for fishermen for decades, but they also represent Vietnam’s sovereignty over the islands and territorial waters.
PM holds emergency online conference on COVID-19 control Politics

PM holds emergency online conference on COVID-19 control

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 9 held an urgent video conference with the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, relevant ministries and agencies, and six provinces along the southwestern border, focusing on how to respond to the latest COVID-19 resurgence in the country.
Vietnam, Sri Lanka foster economic cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Sri Lanka foster economic cooperation

The Vietnam Institute of Indian and Southwest Asian Studies at the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) held a virtual workshop entitled “50 years of Vietnam-Sri Lanka Diplomatic Ties: Achievements and Prospects” on September 22.
Gifts presented to Overseas Vietnamese in Cambodia Society

Gifts presented to Overseas Vietnamese in Cambodia

The labour union of the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) on July 5 presented gifts to 10 overseas Vietnamese in Cambodia who are wounded soldiers, relatives of war martyrs, and people who rendered services to the homeland.
Southwest region has environmental monitoring station Environment

Southwest region has environmental monitoring station

The Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment held a ceremony on March 5 in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to put an environmental monitoring station in the southwest region into operation.
Cambodian delegation visits former volunteer Vietnamese soldier Society

Cambodian delegation visits former volunteer Vietnamese soldier

A delegation of the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) and the Cambodian Women for Peace and Development (CWPD) has visited Cao Thi Yen in Kien Giang province who was one of volunteer Vietnamese soldiers in the fight against the Pol Pot genocidal regime in Cambodia four decades ago.
Vietnamese, Cambodian women promote solidarity, cooperation Society

Vietnamese, Cambodian women promote solidarity, cooperation

The Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) and the Cambodian Women for Peace and Development (CWPD) organised an exchange in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on February 23 to mark the 40th anniversary of the victory of Vietnam’s southwest border defence war and the fall of the genocidal Pol Pot regime.