A coastal road connecting Tra Vinh and Bac Lieu provinces in the Mekong Delta region with the east-west economic development axis will be built at a cost of more than VND5,000 billion (US$214 million), said Chairman of the People’s Committee of Soc Trang.
After two years of approval of the Ho Nuoc Ngot (freshwater lake) new urban area project with a total investment of nearly VND2,500 billion (US$107 million) invested by the FLC group, the People’s Committee of Soc Trang Province is implementing the procedures of revoking the project.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on April 27 led a working delegation of the Government to make a field trip to the Tran De seaport planning area in Tran De district and Long Phu 1 thermal power project during his working visit to the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has just released a temporary health and safety requirements, and Covid-19 Prevention and Control standards to reopen some activities, said Vice Chairman of the city People’s Committee Duong Tan Hien.
Chairman of the People’s Committee of HCMC Phan Van Mai led a delegation of the city’s officials to pay a visit and offer assistance including VND3 billion and medical supplies to the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang for its Covid-19 fight on October 17.
Several wind power projects currently under development in the Mekong River Delta area are rushing to complete and start operating on a commercial basis before the November deadline, which would allow them to enjoy the preferential policies accorded under Decision No. 39/2018/ Decision-TTg of the Prime Minister.
The Ok-Om-Bok festival, a moon worshiping ritual performed by the Khmer ethnic people and Soc Trang traditional boat race 2020 was organized in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang from October 30-31.
The Khmer community in the southern provinces of Hau Giang and Soc Trang are celebrating their Sene Dolta festival, a major event of the ethnic group to remember ancestors, with both traditional rituals and social activities.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang to work out proper measures to fulfill its set growth targets, especially gross domestic product (GDP) and provincial competitiveness index (PCI).
The Ok-Om-Bok festival, a moon worshipping ritual performed by the Khmer ethnic people and Soc Trang traditional boat race 2017 will be organized in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang from October 28-November 3.