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.
Lam Thi Kim Cuong, 20, from the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang won the 2018 Cai Luong Singing Contest called Chuong Vang Vong Co (Cai Luong Golden Bell) which ended at Ho Chi Minh City Television Theater on September 30.
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.
A delegation from the General Directorate of Energy under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and the Global Green Growth Institute on August 30 held a working session with the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on the planning for biomass power development in the locality.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung yesterday presided over a conference in Soc Trang province to discuss application of prompt and assertive measures against the current drought and salinity in the Mekong delta region.