Vietnamese man gets 17 years for killing wife during counseling session

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Vietnamese man gets 17 years for killing wife during counseling session

A court in the southern province of Soc Trang on Monday handed down a 17-year prison sentence to a 57-year-old man for killing his wife during a compulsory counseling session in January.

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Rare sea turtle saved from frying pan in southern Vietnam

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Rare sea turtle saved from frying pan in southern Vietnam

Officials in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang have rescued a rare sea turtle that was stuck on shore and almost ended up on a dinner table.

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Historic drought forces Vietnamese farmers to migrate for city jobs

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Historic drought forces Vietnamese farmers to migrate for city jobs

Locked doors, empty water tanks and plowing tools hung idly around is a familiar scene in many parts of Soc Trang Province in the Mekong Delta these days.

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Drought forces Vietnam’s Mekong Delta residents to leave home, family for work

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Drought forces Vietnam’s Mekong Delta residents to leave home, family for work

The devastating effects of this year’s severe drought and salinization have forced many residents from Vietnam’s Mekong Delta to leave their hometown and earn their living elsewhere.

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Local officials should use all ways to help residents during drought- Deputy PM

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Local officials should use all ways to help residents during drought- Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung yesterday presided over a conference in Soc Trang province to discuss application of prompt and assertive measures against the current drought and salinity in the Mekong delta region.

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Poor woman could lose husband and baby to heart disease

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Poor woman could lose husband and baby to heart disease

A young woman from Soc Trang Province is in desperate need of financial support to help cover treatment for her husband and their new-born child who are all in critical conditions due to heart problems.

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Khmer people celebrate traditional New Year

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Khmer people celebrate traditional New Year

Home to the largest number of Khmer people in the Mekong Delta, Soc Trang province has recently been celebrating the traditional Chol Chnam Thmay New Year festival.

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Vietnam police arrest barge operators after bridge collapse

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Vietnam police arrest barge operators after bridge collapse

Police in the southern Vietnamese province of Dong Nai have arrested the barge operators purportedly responsible for the collapse of a railway bridge on Sunday.

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Eight provinces in Vietnam declared as natural disaster areas

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Eight provinces in Vietnam declared as natural disaster areas

VietNamNet Bridge – The eight provinces in the southern region of Vietnam, including Ben Tre, Kien Giang, Long An, Tien Giang, Soc Trang, Ca Mau, Vinh Long, and Tra Vinh have been declared areas faced with natural disaster (drought and salinity).

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HCM City poised to host annual southern culture-cuisine festival

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HCM City poised to host annual southern culture-cuisine festival

A three-day culture-cuisine festival will be held at Van Thanh Tourist Park in HCM City from March 4 to 6.

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Mekong's farmers find measures to deal with drought

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Mekong's farmers find measures to deal with drought

Currently, four Mekong Delta provinces including Kien Giang, Tien Giang, Ben Tre and Soc Trang announced the ongoing natural disaster is due to drought and saltwater influx.
Mekong Delta provinces suffer extreme drought and saltwater influx. (Photo:SGGP)

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Forum seeks to adapt Mekong Delta’s agriculture to climate change

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Forum seeks to adapt Mekong Delta’s agriculture to climate change

Measures to adapt the Mekong Delta’s agricultural activities to the impacts of climate change, particularly drought and saltwater intrusion, lay at the heart of an agricultural extension forum in Vi Thanh city, Hau Giang province, on February 19.

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Typical architecture of Khmer pagodas

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Typical architecture of Khmer pagodas

VietNamNet Bridge – People who visit Khmer villages in the Mekong Delta are impressed by the high towers and curved roofs surrounded by palm trees of the pagodas.

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Three Vietnamese jailed for trafficking women to China

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Three Vietnamese jailed for trafficking women to China

A court in the southern province of Soc Trang on Monday sentenced three people to between five and seven years in jail for trafficking two women to China in 2014.

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Flat “Com’ of the Khmer

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Flat “Com’ of the Khmer

VietNamNet Bridge – “Com dep”, flat glutinous green rice is a specialty of the Khmer in Soc Trang and people in the Mekong River Delta.

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