Traffic safety education programme targets primary schools

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Education and Training in co-operation with the National Traffic Safety Committee on Thursday launched a programme to provide traffic safety education to primary school students in the 2014-2015 school year.

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Delta farmers hope for hybrid rice gain

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta who are set to harvest F1 hybrid rice seeds and a rice crop grown using the seeds this winter-spring hope to have very good yields.

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Can Tho aims for $1.45b in exports

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Can Tho will accelerate exports for eight major products in an attempt to reap an export turnover of US$1.45 billion this year, according to the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.

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Mekong forests face threat of fire

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

More than 18 per cent of forested land in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kien Giang faces the threat of third- to fifth-alarm fires. The Bac Lieu Bird Sanctuary in Bac Lieu Province faces a fourth-alarm fire.

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Gov't decision to stockpile rice raises domestic prices

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 2 related news

Rice prices in the domestic market have increased after the Government's last week decision to buy and stockpile 1 million tonnes of rice.

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Salt water intrusion threatens delta rice crops

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Many coastal areas in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are experiencing saline intrusion, threatening thousands of hectares of rice crops.

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Salt water intrusion threatens delta rice crops

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Many coastal areas in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are experiencing saline intrusion, threatening thousands of hectares of rice crops.

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Kien Giang's two-month exports up 24 per cent

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province here earned nearly US$60 million in exports during January and February 2015, a 24 per cent increase from the same period last year.

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Green life fans shouldn’t miss visiting this tourism site in southern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Green life fans shouldn’t miss visiting this tourism site in southern Vietnam

An ecological tourism complex outside Ho Chi Minh City has emerged as a perfect choice for tourists who look for outdoor experiences like jungle trekking, homestays, and fruit and vegetable picking.

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Construction of Mekong Delta bridges speeds up

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Transport accelerated the construction of four major bridges in the Cuu Long (Mekong River) Delta, aiming to increase socio-economic development in the region.

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Mekong Delta predicts seafood export surge

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta provinces expect to export seafood and rice worth US$10.2 billion this year, according to the Can Tho Statistics Office.

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Authorities unable to control Illegal sand exploitation on Dong Nai River

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Authorities unable to control Illegal sand exploitation on Dong Nai River

VietNamNet Bridge – Dong Nai and Binh Duong provincial authorities have been unable to control sand overexploitation on the Dong Nai River. Locals in Vinh Cuu District of Dong Nai province have complained about the possibility of landslides and noise from machines that absorb sand from the Dong Nai river bed.

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Shaping fruits for Tet

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Shaping fruits for Tet

ietNamNet Bridge – Farmers have used techniques to shape watermelons, pomelos and other fruits into gourds, hearts and wishes to meet the demand of people for decorating their houses and the altar of their ancestors during the Lunar New Year holiday, which is better known as Tet in Vietnam.

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Dong Nai cashew exports up in January

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Dong Nai Province-based cashew processors exported more than 3,000 tonnes of raw nuts for US$20.7 million in January, a year-over-year increase of 58 per cent in volume and 79 per cent in value.

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Mekong Delta gets first cable car

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

A cable car system from the foot to the peak of Nui Cam (Forbidden Mountain) in An Giang Province's Tinh Bien District, the first of its kind in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, will be put into operation on February 14. The 3,500m system will have 89 cars to serve 2,000 passengers an hour.

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