Provinces and cities in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta and south-eastern region and experts have called on the Government to prioritise investment to develop these regions’ infrastructure and foster development based on their inherent advantages.
The Mekong Delta and the south-eastern region plan to grow other crops on more than 126,300ha of low-yield rice fields this year as a means of adapting to climate change and improving farmers’ incomes.
Provinces in the country’s south-eastern region have reported not only high economic growth in 2018 but also a trade surplus.
The Mekong Delta should strengthen links between the transport infrastructure in its 12 provinces and Cần Thơ city to further foster development, Minister of Transport Nguyễn Văn Thể has said.
Being a newcomer does not mean Bình Phước will forever be “a follower” in terms of economic development, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc told an investment promotion conference held in the province on Monday.
The Thủ Dầu Một University and University of Social Sciences and Humanities and Information Technology Park yesterday (May 31) signed a memorandum of agreement for jointly organising an international conference titled South-Eastern Region Outlook.
Maternal mortality rate in the country fell from 233 per 100,000 live births in the 1990s to 58.3 per 100,000 live births in 2016.