Coca-Cola’s EKOCENTER: The fruits of the “golden triangle” model benefit local communities

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Coca-Cola’s EKOCENTER: The fruits of the “golden triangle” model benefit local communities

EKOCENTER is a global initiative of The Coca-Cola Company to bring clean water, solar power, and community centres to cities and villages throughout the world. In Vietnam, EKOCENTER has been successfully deployed in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Danang since 2015. The project is heading to the Mekong Delta and some new provinces in the near future.

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Investing in the future

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Investing in the future

As climate change has ratcheted up in increments of severity in Vietnam over recent years through storms, flooding, and saline inundation, Vietnam and the US are stepping up their co-operation in environmental protection and response to climate change, a relatively new area of co-operation that has become urgent in order to protect the safety and prosperity of future generations. Thanh Tung reports.

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PM highlights peaceful, sustainable international environment at expanded G7 Summit

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PM highlights peaceful, sustainable international environment at expanded G7 Summit

VGP – The prosperity and sustainable development in Viet Nam, Asia and the world may be ensured only in a peaceful and stable international environment, said PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the expanded G7 Summit in Mie Prefecture, Japan on May 27.

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Poor couple in Can Tho need help for cancer daughter

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Poor couple in Can Tho need help for cancer daughter

A poor couple in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is calling for community help to cover medical treatment for their daughter who is struggling with a rare cancer.

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Weekly digest – May 22-29

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Vietnamese man turns self in with chopped-off hand of wife

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Vietnamese man turns self in with chopped-off hand of wife

A man in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has chopped off his wife’s hand and immediately carried the amputated body part to a local police station to turn himself in.

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PM highlights peaceful, sustainable international environment at expanded G7 Summit

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PM highlights peaceful, sustainable international environment at expanded G7 Summit

The prosperity and sustainable development in Viet Nam, Asia and the world may be ensured only in a peaceful and stable international environment, said PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the expanded G7 Summit in Mie Prefecture, Japan on May 27.

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Company sues tax office for wrongfully appropriating money

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A construction company based in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has filed a lawsuit against the local tax office saying the latter has unlawfully made a demand of over VND17 billion (US$751,000) in overdue land rent and fines.

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EU-funded project for shrimp development

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EU-funded project for shrimp development

The International Collaborating Centre for Aquaculture and Fisheries Sustainability and Oxfam have kicked off a project for sustainable and equitable shrimp production and value chain development in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta.

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Vietnamese man to serve 9 months behind bars for flag desecration

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Vietnamese man to serve 9 months behind bars for flag desecration

A Vietnamese man in Vinh Long Province, located in the Mekong Delta, has been sentenced to a 9-month prison term for desecrating the country’s flag.

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Japan to deliver disaster emergency aid to Vietnam

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Japan to deliver disaster emergency aid to Vietnam

The Japanese Government yesterday announced emergency aid worth US$2.5 million for Vietnam to address drought and saltwater intrusion consequences in the central and Mekong Delta regions since late 2014 due to the effects of El Ninõ.

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Sand dredging licences secretly soaring

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Sand dredging licences secretly soaring

Despite the government’s vow to be more transparent with regulations and the issuing of sand-dredging licences, the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) has granted nearly 70 new such licences without holding public auctions or requiring companies to disclose environmental impact assessments (EIA) results to the public, according to data from the ministry.

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120 enterprises join Vietnamese high quality products fair in Can Tho

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120 enterprises join Vietnamese high quality products fair in Can Tho

The annual 2016 Vietnamese high quality products fair will take place at International Exhibition & Fair Center in the Mekong Delta province of Can Tho from May 24 to 29.

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Tree-friendly town seeks $900,000 to save old trees from death by urbanization

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Tree-friendly town seeks $900,000 to save old trees from death by urbanization

Tra Vinh, the greenest city in the Mekong Delta, is seeking VND20 billion to protect around 420 old trees that are being threatened by rapid urbanization.

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Weekly roundup: Bank hack, expats' cleanup project, Mekong crisis

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Weekly roundup: Bank hack, expats' cleanup project, Mekong crisis

Livelihoods in jeopardy as Mekong Delta struggles with sediment loss

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