Posts Tagged ‘ Phuoc Long District ’

Wild water birds dined and poached

December 29, 2009
Wild water birds dined and poached

A large number of adult and young wild birds in the Mekong Delta’s Bac Lieu Province are ending up on dinner tables and uncontrolled poaching is pushing several rare species to extinction, experts warn. “The owners of groves that are bird habitats are catching young birds to sell for food during the breeding season while [...]

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Mekong Delta: Watch out for crocodiles!

August 23, 2009
Mekong Delta: Watch out for crocodiles!

Unreliable cages mean that crocodile escape to the rivers and canals during transportation and attack people. More and more such reports from Mekong Delta provinces frighten local residents. A crocodile farm in Can Tho City. A Kien Giang Provincial Forest Protection Bureau official says that local rangers have killed a crocodile 1.6m long, weighing 20kg, after it [...]

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Father investigated for brutal treatment of daughter

August 15, 2009
Father investigated for brutal treatment of daughter

Picture taken Thursday of 11-year-old Nguyen Thi Kieu Oanh who was been brutalized by her father. Police at Binh Phuoc Province are investigating a father for abusing his 11-year-old daughter after his wife made headlines last year for brutalizing another child. Nguyen Thi Thu Ha, director of the southern province’s Department of Labor, War Invalids [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...