An top side view of Phung Islet (Photo: SGGP)

Phung Islet, tourist destination for holiday makers in Lunar New Year

Enjoying airy space and native specialties, witnessing coconut candy production phases and experiencing adventure games all bring visitors pleasure in Phung (Phoenix) Islet, the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre where is well-known for coconut and coconut products.
At the forum (Photo: SGGP)

Ben Tre Province facilitates agriculture investors

A forum held in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre yesterday had met to promote investment in agriculture with the participation of the provincial Party Secretary Vo Thanh Hao, Chairman of People’s Committee Cao Van Trong and 250 enterprises.

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (third, left) presents the “Hero of the People’s Armed Forces” title to representatives of the Women’s Liberation Association – Long-Haired Army (Photo: VNA)

Ben Tre’s long-haired army honoured

Southern Ben Tre province on August 6 received the “Hero of the People’s Armed Forces” title for the Women’s Liberation Association – Long-Haired Army, the name of an all-female armed force during the resistance war against the US.
Coconut farmers not make much profit despite high prices

Coconut farmers not make much profit despite high prices

The Mekong delta region is home to 130,000 hectare of coconut, accounting for 78 percent of the whole country. Over 1.9million farmers in the region earn income from coconut, yet very a few of them can make rich from the tree.