An Giang

Update news An Giang

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta province of An Giang will offer preferential policies to investors in renewable energy plants as part of its strategy on sustainable development.

A city on the move

With a new cable car to open at its most famous tourist site, the riverside city of Chau Doc is poised to become an important spiritual and cultural destination in the Mekong Delta. Ngoc Diep reports.

Nothing fishy about Nam Cuong's farm

 VietNamNet Bridge – When the food first hits the water, a school of tra fish appears, eager to eat.

Through the lenses: Monks at a border temple

 VietNamNet Bridge – Krang Krock is an ancient Khmer temple in Chau Doc District in the southern province of An Giang near the border between Vietnam and Combodia. The temple is the biggest of its kind in Tinh Bien - Chau Doc, 

Fancy a snakehead fish, head and all?

 VietNamNet Bridge – Diners in HCM City should check out Bún Cá Lóc Phan Lê, a new restaurant that will surely please lovers of all things fishy. 

Ox racing festival in An Giang attracts huge crowd

 VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of people attended the annual Bay Nui (Seven Mountains) Ox Racing Festival held on October 8 at Tinh Bien District in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of An Giang.

Government News 30/8

Vietnam, NZ agriculture ministers talk farm produce improvements, Da Nang boosts co-operation with Finnish cities, HCM City backs strengthened cooperation with Japan locality, An Giang, Cambodia’s Takeo province forge cooperation

Mekong Delta tourist numbers surge

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta has seen a big jump in the number of tourist arrivals in the first half of the year.

27 defendants prosecuted in VAT fraud case

 VietNamNet Bridge – The People’s Court in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang has sentenced 27 defendants in a case of illegal trading of value added tax (VAT) invoices.

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.