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Sugarcane farmers in Cu Lao Dung District, the largest sugarcane producer in Soc Trang Province, are likely to lose 150ha of sugarcane since they cannot find buyers for their crop, which is ready for harvest.

Soc Trang declares emergency due to saline intrusion

The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang has declared a state of emergency after drought and saltwater intrusion hit the region, strongly affecting local residents’ lives and production.

Soc Trang islet farmers beat saltwater intrusion, drought by storing water

Switching to high-value crops and adopting advanced techniques have helped farmers in Soc Trang Province’s Cu Lao Dung District cope reasonably well with the effects of climate change and ensure steady incomes.

Soc Trang taps efficient farming models to beat climate change

Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang have adopted many new farming models to adapt to climate change, which has helped them cope with the severe saltwater intrusion.

Vietnam has 66 traditional medicine hospitals

Vietnam had 66 traditional medicine hospitals as of the end of 2019, an increase of two compared to the number in 2018, it was reported by the Agency of Traditional Medicine Administration under the Health Ministry.


Mekong Delta’s largest red onion growing town expects bumper Tet crop

Farmers in Soc Trang Province’s Vinh Chau Town, the largest red onion producer in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, expect to have a good harvest of the crop during Tet since the weather is favourable.

Ok Om Bok Festival of the Khmer

The Khmer in Vietnam’s southern region are celebrating the Ok Om Bok or Moon Worship Festival.

Exploring popular Nga Nam floating market

Nga Nam floating market in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang has developed into a popular attraction with large numbers of visitors sampling some the area’s unique life and cuisine.

Soc Trang attractive to wind power developers

The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang has risen to an attractive destination for investors in renewable energy, especially wind power.

Pagodas in Soc Trang

Wherever there are Khmer people, there are pagodas. Soc Trang Province in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam is such localities, home to 99 Khmer pagodas with different sizes and splendid architectural styles.

Soc Trang admits failure to uncover giant fake fuel ring

Officials of the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang have admitted their failure to uncover a major fake gasoline manufacturing and trading ring led by local trader Trinh Suong, 50, chairman and director of My Hung Co., Ltd.


Young people in Quang Ninh, Soc Trang join environmental campaigns

Nearly 300 young people took part in a campaign to clean rubbish along more than 2.5km of seashore in Ha Long City on Sunday.

Bitter days for Delta farmers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Sugarcane farmers in the Mekong Delta are facing losses during the harvest of the 2018-19 sugarcane crop because of low prices and yield.

Ok Om Bok Festival opens today in Soc Trang

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ok Om Bok Festival, also called Festival of Worshipping the Moon, kicks off today, November 16, in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Soc Trang.

Islet eatery offers good food for soul

“What could a bank note of VND1,000 (0.43 cents) buy?” you may wonder as you contemplate an accumulated stack of small money. On a small islet in the Mekong Delta of Soc Trang, an eatery offers an answer

Self-made bank changing the lives of local women

Local women in a small town in Soc Trang Province are working together to escape poverty. A special interest free loan from a local collective bank is responsible for bringing hope into the lives of these disadvantaged farmers. 

A cake from a land of cultural confluence

 The confluence of three ethnicities in Soc Trang Province, that of the Kinh, the Hoa and the Khmer, makes it a great place to discover the beauty of different cultures and observe distinct customs.

Love on the Fields goes viral

Thach Thanh Binh, the young owner of a new photo-studio recently received more than 20,000 on line "hits" when photos he took and posted of them went viral. 

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 Ministry responds to fight against drug trafficking and addiction, Soc Trang, RoK cooperate to study coastal ecosystem, water quality, Vietnam, France share experience in running peacekeeping hospital

Ngo junk race of the Khmer in Soc Trang

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Khmer in southern Vietnam race Ngo junks as part of the Ooc Om Bok festival to worship the Moon on the 10th lunar month. It’s a typical ritual of the wet rice agriculture to worship water and pray for bumper crops.