A performance at the festival (Photo: VNA)

Southern Khmer folk singing festival opens in Soc Trang

The first Khmer folk singing festival of the Mekong Delta region opened in Soc Trang province on October 1, drawing more than 300 contestants, mostly students, amateur artists and artisans from regional localities.
Kim Thai is selling lottery tickets (Photo: SGGP)

Lottery ticket seller becomes civil servant

Ethnic-minority man, Kim Thai, was officially admitted to work in the office of the administration in Soc Trang Province in the Mekong delta while he was selling lottery tickets.

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PM congratulates Khmer people on traditional New Year festival

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has conveyed his best wishes to the Khmer ethnic minority group in the southern region on the occasion of their traditional New Year festival - Chol Chnam Thmay - which falls on April 14-16.

A Chol Chnam Thmay celebration in KhemMapaPhia pagoda of Hau Giang province in 2017 (Source: VNA)

VFF leader extends Chol Chnam Thmay greetings to Khmer people

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man has extended his best wishes to Khmer people nationwide on the occasion of their New Year festival - Chol Chnam Thmay, which falls on April 14-16.
Ceremony marks the southwest border defense war victory

VN & Cambodia mark 39th anniversary of victory of southwest border defense war

The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations and the Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam – Cambodia Friendship Association yesterday held a solemn ceremony to mark  the 39th anniversary of the victory of the southwest border defense war and the joint victory of Viet Nam and Cambodia over the Khmer Rouge genocidal regime.
Soc Trang province approves cow breeding to help poor households

Soc Trang province approves cow breeding to help poor households

The Mekong delta province of Soc Trang where most residents are Khmer pepople with low socioeconomic status compared to the country’s average development has approved the cow breeding project aiming to help locals to escape poverty.
 
The largest cross-ocean 110 kV transmission line was constructed in Kien Giang province. The Southern Power Corporation is planning to build 53 more 110 kV power projects in southern provinces and cities. (Photo: VNA)

Southern Power Corporation develops key electricity projects

The Southern Power Corporation under the Electricity of Vietnam Group (EVNSPC) is planning to build 53 more 110 kV power projects in southern provinces and cities, bringing the total number of works in 2017 to 79.