The area for rice cultivation in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta has reached 4.7 million hectares with a total yield of 24 million tonnes.
The increase in area was attributed to the effective operation of 1,960 cooperatives in the region.
Dau Tu (Investment)
Dak Nong cancels hydro-power projects
Central Highland Dak Nong Province's Department of Industry and Trade has asked the provincial administration to cancel eight small hydro-power projects because of their ineffective construction.
These projects include Dak R'Sung 2, Dak Sin 3, Dak Buk So 1, Dak Mam 3, Dak Pri, Ea Hir 1, Ea Hir 2 and Dak Muong.
Tuoi Tre (Youth)
Bac Lieu attracts more visitors
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Bac Lieu welcomed 570,000 visitors in the first nine months of this year, a rise of 21.2 per cent year-on-year.
The province seeks to attract 760,000 visitors by the end of the year and earn total tourism revenue of VND700 biillion (US$33.3 million).
The Sai Gon Times Daily