Mekong Delta eyes higher, better yields

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta will not expand its agricultural area but will instead focus on improving yield and quality, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam has said.

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Vietcombank to provide financial services to power project

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Vietcombank to provide financial services to power project

The State Bank of Viet Nam's governor has permitted Vietcombank (VCB) to provide financial services to a World Bank-sponsored power project.

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Scarcity drives up prices for Tet treats

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The supply of speciality fruits in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta for the coming Tet (Lunar New Year), which falls in mid-February, will be scarce because unfavourable weather has affected output, according to farmers.

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Can Tho attracts five IP projects in 2014

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Cuu Long (Mekong) River Delta City of Can Tho has attracted five new projects in 2014 that raises the total number of projects in local industrial parks (IPs) to 214, including 23 foreign direct investment projects.

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Dong Nai to create jobs for 90,000 people

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Dong Nai Province plans to create 90,000 jobs, including 5,500 jobs in rural areas in 2015. The province will provide vocational training courses and loans as well to local residents. It will also organise job transaction floors to help workers contact businesses.

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Can Tho rice exports to reach 5.85 million tonnes this year

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta this year exported 5.6 million tonnes of rice, as of December 15.

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Elephants push back against human encroachment

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Elephants push back against human encroachment

A growing number of incidents involving elephants pushing back against human encroachment on their natural habitat has prompted the Ministry of Planning and Investment to step up a monitoring programme to limit conflict.

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Japan funds bridge, hospital projects

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Japanese Consulate General in HCM City yesterday signed contracts to provide non-refundable aid worth a total of US$646,500 for seven projects in Viet Nam.

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Mekong farming credit increases

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Credit for the agricultural sector in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region has made significant improvements, the Vietnam Economic News reported.

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VND74 billion for protecting wild elephants in Dong Nai

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

VND74 billion for protecting wild elephants in Dong Nai

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Planning and Investment has approved a VND74 billion (US$3.44 million) budget for a project on urgent protection of wild elephants in the southern province of Dong Nai, according to the provincial Forest Protection Department.

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Delta faces water shortage, salination

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta faces a possible shortage of freshwater for next year's rice crops due to drought and a worsening of saltwater intrusion in the coming dry season, according to the Southern Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

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Shrimp factory opens in Kien Giang

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Trung Son Seafood Processing Joint Stock Company inaugurated a shrimp processing factory in Duong Hoa Commune, Kien Luong District in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kien Giang yesterday.

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Can Tho develops high-tech agriculture

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The Cuu Long (Mekong) River Delta City of Can Tho's Agriculture and Rural Development Department has launched a project to develop high-tech agriculture by 2020.

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Vietnam province to set up wild elephant conservation project

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Vietnam province to set up wild elephant conservation project

A wild elephant spotted wandering on a paddy field in Dong Nai Province. Photo credit: Dong Nai Forest Protection Department

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VND74 billion for protecting wild elephants in Dong Nai

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

VND74 billion for protecting wild elephants in Dong Nai

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has approved a VND74 billion (US$3.44 million) budget for a project on urgent protection of wild elephants in the southern province of Dong Nai, according to the provincial Forest Protection Department.

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