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Artisans try to preserve stone carving in An Giang

 VietNamNet Bridge – Despite ups and downs throughout history, many artisans in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang’s Thoai Son District have spared no effort in promoting the arts of stone carving, 

Illegal sand mining ravages An Giang Province

Though illegal sand mining is rampant in the Bay Nui (Seven Mountains) area in the Mekong province of An Giang, provincial authorities said they are unable to catch any of the miners red-handed.

More erosion occurs along Hau River

Authorities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of An Giang on Tuesday discovered a newly eroded area extending 270 metres along the Hau River on An Thanh Islet.

Transport Ministry announces $41.2m An Giang bridge

A bridge will be built to replace the Chau Giang Ferry now being used on the Hau River in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, according to the Ministry of Transport.

An Giang Tourism Month kicks off

Visitors will have the opportunity to meet chef Martin Yan, enjoy an ox racing festival and join the solemn Ba Chua Xu honouring festival in Chau Doc City this May.

An Giang seeks to relocate 20,000 families after landslide

An Giang Province wants the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to help frame housing policies that will enable the relocation of 20,000 families living in landslide-prone areas in the next five years.

Where nature works its magic on you

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Tra Su cajeput forest offers a captivating respite from urban madness, Bui Quynh Hoa finds.

Discover the land of salted fish in Vietnam

The brands of mam ca (fish sauce or salted fish) – a specialty of An Giang – are usually named after teachers. Explore the world of mam ca through the following photos of markets in Tinh Bien district and Chau Doc city, An Giang.

Existing airports left idle, new airports built

VietNamNet Bridge - While many airports in the Mekong Delta are still idle, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) is considering building new ones.

An Giang Province to hold national cultural heritage event Ba Chua Xu Festival

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ba Chua Xu Festival, a national intangible cultural heritage held in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of An Giang, will take place at Ba Chua Xu Temple in Chau Doc Town on May 29 – June 2.

Visiting Chau Doc floating village in An Giang

 VietNamNet Bridge – A visit to the Chau Doc floating village in An Giang Province is truly a fascinating excursion, providing provocative insight into the lives of the Khmer people, one of the oldest ethnic groups in Vietnam.

An Giang enters thot not sugar season

VietNamNet Bridge – In the dry season which often causes trees to wither, thot not, a popular sugar palm plant in Bay Nui region in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang produces sweeter fruit and water.

Banh bo cake of Chau Doc

 VietNamNet Bridge – Those who have been to the villages of Cham people in Chau Doc City of An Giang Province in the Mekong Delta should have seen the image of Cham women grilling yellow round cakes on clay ovens.

The most famous market in Mekong Delta: in pictures

 VietNamNet Bridge - In Chau Doc City in An Giang Province, visit its famous market with all kinds of salted fish, dried fish, traditional cakes, and characteristic fruits of the Mekong Delta.

A specialty of Cham people

 VietNamNet Bridge – Tung lamaow is a famous traditional dish of Cham people in the border town of Chau Doc in An Giang Province. To eat it, people in HCMC previously had to travel to An Giang

Imposing caves under Tuc Dup Hill

 VietNamNet Bridge – Tuc Dup Hill is a must-see venue for visitors to the Mekong Delta of An Giang as it has a number of imposing caves for them to explore and learn about an interesting tale about the creation of the 300-meter-high hill.

Making money by catching scorpions with bare hands

 VietNamNet Bridge – To earn a living, people in Bay Nui of the Mekong Delta province of An Giang are willing to do a dangerous job: catching scorpions, millipedes, spiders and snakes.

Vietnam urged to better use int’l aid for climate change

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam should make full use of financial aid from international donors to adapt to climate change,

Dried snakes - a famous specialty of southwest Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – An area near the Vietnam-Cambodia border in An Giang province is home to a famous dried snake product. This is a must-buy product for any tourist.

Hunting field mice in the Mekong Delta

 VietNamNet Bridge – Field mice are the number-one enemy of rice farmers, but they are also the source of living of many poor people, at least those in Bay Nui of An Giang province.