An Giang

Update news An Giang

Severe landslides continue to sweep away another section of National Highway No 91 in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, threatening many lives along the road.

Poetic scene in Mekong River Delta in “floating season”

The annual “floating season” in Mekong Delta, when the water level is on the rise and the rivers and canals expand, takes place from the seventh to the ninth lunar month. 

An Giang: 15 tonnes of fish released to protect biodiversity

About 15 tonnes of breeding fish of different varieties, including 193,000 individuals of rare indigenous fish, were released to nature in Vam Nao River in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on August 10.

An Giang province declares emergency state of erosion

The People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta province of An Giang has declared a state of emergency due to land erosion along the Ong Chuong River in Cho Moi district.

 

140 year-old pagoda in An Giang is a must-see

A 140 year-old colourful pagoda is one of the must-visit places in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang.

An Giang residents make modified fire trucks to stamp out blazes

An old truck, a water tank, an engine and some hosepipes are everything that a group of residents in Phu Tan Island in Mekong Delta An Giang Province need to make their own fire truck.

Man dies after being struck by lightning

A man has died in the Mekong Delta after being struck by lightning. 

Whirl kills 1, damages nearly 1,200 houses in An Giang

Heavy rain and strong wind across the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on July 23 caused one dead, wrecked and blew away roofs of 1,192 houses, and inflicted serious damage on local assets and farming.

 

Female Korean cyclist wins yellow jersey in An Giang TV cup

Kim Hyun Ji of the Republic of Korea’s Seoul Cycling Team was the winner of both the yellow and blue jerseys during the 20th version of the An Giang Television Cup, a renowned international women's cycling event, which concluded in Can Tho yesterday.

Breadwinners living on straightening bamboo

Nulgar bamboo straightening is a traditional craft in Bay Nui (Seven Mountains) region in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, which is home to big nulgar bamboo forests.

Seven tonnes of smuggled iron scrap seized in Vietnam

Members of the border guards in southern An Giang Province have seized seven tonnes of iron scrap smuggled from Cambodia to Vietnam.

Mixed papaya salad a must-try in An Giang

Travellers should try the mixed papaya salad freshly prepared by ethnic Khmer when visiting the Mekong Delta Province of An Giang.

Discovering pristine turquoise lake in An Giang’s Ta Pa mountain

Located in the heart of Ta Pa mountain in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, this stunning emerald coloured-lake can be considered a must-visit destination for adventurous travelers.

Doc Ba Dac cemetery- the resting place of 8,000 martyrs

Doc Ba Dac Martyrs’ Cemetery in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang is where thousands of martyrs are resting in peace,

 

Pilgrims flock to Sam Mountain National Tourism Area

The Sam Mountain National Tourism Area in An Giang province is famous for its beautiful views and many spiritual sites.

Lakeside beauty with a taste of chicken is anything but fowl

On a sultry summer day, O Thum Lake provides a relaxing getaway as the sunlight hits its silver waters.

An Giang: Five seized in major cross-border drug trafficking ring

Border guards and police officers from the southwestern province of An Giang have arrested five people involving in the largest cross-border drug trafficking ring in the locality.

 

Old vestiges in Cho Moi

Situated on the border of Vietnam and Cambodia, An Giang is most famous for Chau Doc City, which is home to one of the busiest markets in the country. 

Khmer weaving village keeps craft alive

 VietNamNet Bridge – Traditional weaving skills of the Khmer ethnic minority group have been handed down at an Embroidery Weaving Co-operative in Van Giao handicraft village, in the southern province of An Giang.

14 tonnes of illegally imported scrap seized

As much as 14 tonnes of scrap smuggled from Cambodia to Vietnam were seized, Major Dinh Quang Diem, head of Long Binh Border Guard Station in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang told the Vietnam News Agency