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When talking about how digital transformation should proceed in a poor country, Ben Tre provincial People’s Committee Tran Ngoc Tam had a practical view: transformation will succeed only if people understand it and get benefits from it.

Ben Tre’s new revolution: awakening it's multi-billion dollar treasure

Ben Tre is the homeland of coconuts. It also has shrimp production and the largest seedling gardens in the country. With such treasures, the province could develop these into multi-billion dollar products.

Try Ben Tre’s specialties with coconut milk

People in Ben Tre Province in the Mekong Delta, known as the kingdom of coconut, use the fruit for cooking, handicrafts and other items.

Country's main coconut area attacked by pest that appears for first time in province

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre is taking measures to control the coconut black – headed caterpillar (Opisina Arenosella Walker) which has appeared for the first time in the province, damaging coconut trees.  

Ben Tre seeks $10.7m for building reservoirs as water shortage looms

Ben Tre Province authorities have sought VND250 billion (US$10.7 million) from the Government to build reservoirs to store freshwater and avoid a shortage due to drought and saltwater intrusion in rivers.

Man breaks self-quarantine to visit relatives in Ben Tre

A man returning from South Korea has been found to have broken self-quarantine, travelling 80km from HCM City to the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, on Tuesday, according to Ben Tre Province’s Department of Health.

Coconut offers high value for farmers amid climate change

Climate change has affected crop yields in the country but coconut can adapt and offer high value to farmers, experts have said.

Male pre-school teacher battles stigma

Nguyen Phuong Binh, a young man from southern Ben Tre Province, has always got on well with children, so naturally he had ambitions of becoming a teacher.

Beach in Ben Tre covered with horn snails for six months

Millions of horn snails drift ashore to Chay Muoi Islet in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre between October and April each year.

Young tourism start-up provides exciting experience for visitors to Ben Tre

Born in Ben Tre Province in 1983, Director of the C2T Media and Tourism Company Vo Van Phong has utilised his homeland’s indigenous natural advantages to find a different way to design tours for visitors to the locality.

Two green oases on Tien River

Located under Rach Mieu bridge, Lan islet and Quy islet emerge as two green oases on Tien river. This is an attractive tourist destination in southern Tien Giang and Ben Tre provinces.

Cu hu dua salad, the heart of Ben Tre

Gỏi củ hũ dừa (coconut core) salad is a specialty of Ben Tre, the home of coconuts in Vietnam.


Man with heart rate of 300 beats/min in Ben Tre cured

A 62-year-old man in the Mekong Delta Province of Ben Tre whose rare disorder made his heart beat abnormally fast – at times 300 beats per minute – was successfully treated, doctors from the HCM City-based Cho Ray Hospital said.

Vietnam's biggest provider of fruit seedlings improves quality

Farmers in Ben Tre Province’s Cho Lach District, the country largest fruit seedling producer, are using advanced techniques to produce higher-quality seedlings, mostly for durian, jackfruit, mango and rambutan plants.

No degree, no problem for this rice innovator

 VietNamNet Bridge – Despite lacking a college or university education, farmer Pham Van Nhut in Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has made great contributions to agricultural development in his community.

Ben Tre requests US$10.9 million for revetments along eroded riverbank

Ben Tre Province authority has requested VND250 billion (US$10.9 million) from the central government to build a revetment along Mo Cay Nam District’s Mo Cay riverbank to combat bank erosion, 

Vietnam makes virgin coconut oil with non-heating technology

VietNamNet Bridge - For the first time in Vietnam, virgin coconut oil (VCO) from fresh coconuts on an industrial scale has been produced by a local company.

Ben Tre: Vietnam’s coconut kingdom

Coconuts can be found anywhere and everywhere in Vietnam. The fruit’s versatility is renowned. Juice, candy, rice and meat dishes are all immensely popular, but only in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre 

Outstanding farmers launch agri startups

 VietNamNet Bridge – Tran Trung Hieu, a farmer from An Giang Province’s Chau Thanh District, not only cares for his orange garden, but does so using an invention he designed and built on his own.

Female carpenter the last of her kind

 VietNamNet Bridge – Tien Tay Vam Village in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre is notable not only for its delicate wooden products, but also for the artisans who make them.