Can Tho (VNA), Oct. 8 -- A ceremony was held in Can Tho city on October 7 to honour outstanding entrepreneurs and businesses in the Mekong Delta that have considerably contributed to local and national development.

Director of the Can Tho branch of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry ( VCCI ) Nguyen Phuong Lam said among the 198 entrepreneur and business candidates chosen from 2,000 companies in the Mekong Delta, 108 were eligible for recognition.

Twenty-eight firms won the "Outstanding Business of the Mekong Delta in 2019" award, while 53 businesspeople were presented with the "Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Mekong Delta in 2019" title.

The best 10 firms were awarded the "Golden Crane" title, which is named after a rare bird...