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Special red sausage of the Cham ethnic people

In An Giang Province, visitors can see attractive red sausages being dried in the sun in the yards of houses, a popular specialty in the Mekong Delta province. The Cham ethnic people in the province who created this delicacy call it “tung lo mo”.

An Giang to preserve Khmer Buong leaf writing

The People’s Committee of the southern province of An Giang has approved a project on preserving and upholding the cultural values of writing on buong (fan palm) leaves of the Khmer ethnic group by 2030.

An Giang man owns unusual artworks made of old driftwood

The hundred-year-old driftwood trunks fished out from the Tien River made into artworks are displayed ayed at the home of Mr. Nguyen Van Nghiep, 43, Cho Moi district, the southern province of An Giang.

An Giang man raises thousands of “wild” fish as pets

A farmer in Long Kien commune in the Cho Moi district of the southern province of An Giang is feeding and caring for thousands of natural fish as pets.

Le Hong Quang appointed Party Secretary of An Giang Province

The southern province of An Giang has had the new Party Chief - Mr. Le Hong Quang.

Vo Thi Anh Xuan elected Vice State President of Vietnam

Vo Thi Anh Xuan, member of the Party Central Committee, Party Secretary of An Giang province, and head of the National Assembly deputies’ delegation of the province, has been elected Vice President of Vietnam for the 2016 – 2021 tenure.

Solar energy: light at the end of the tunnel for off-grid communities in Vietnam

Néang Sốt, 29, lives on the side of a dirty road near the forest in a makeshift house erected from steel frames with her four children in An Tuc Commune, southern An Giang Province. 

Bodily limits overcome by creativity

There is no limit on creativity and no disadvantage could ever prevent you from being creative, and you need to look no further than Trieu Hong Ho Em from Cho Moi District in the Mekong Delta’s An Giang Province for an example of how true that is.

Stories told from threads on a loom

With colours as words and patterns as metaphors, ethnic Cham artisans in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang passionately create stories through weaving.

Radiant bridge in Tra Su cajuput forest

Tourists visiting Tra Su cajuput forest cannot but admire An Giang Tourimex for its creative and special artistic facilities in the cajuput forest that have been emerging since the company started improving the tourist area. 

Ba Chua Xu Festival applies for UNESCO intangible cultural heritage status

The cultural authority of the southern province of An Giang is preparing documents for the Ba Chua Xu Festival in Chau Doc to be recognised as an intangible cultural heritage by the UN cultural agency UNESCO. 

Giant crocodile-shaped bread excites local diners

Batches of crocodile-shaped bread weighing a hefty 1.5kg with a length of 60cm are being sold at a store in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, provoking a buzz on social media in recent days.

An Giang wants to regulate water flow to avoid landslides

The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has petitioned the Government for permission to regulate the flow of the Hau River as the potential risk of serious landslide could occur on National Highway 91.

Biodiversity needs proper protection measures

Vietnam’s biodiversity is facing many challenges, especially in the context of global climate change.

Pink shower blossoms bloom in Mekong Delta province

Pink shower blossoms (O moi in Vietnamese) are dubbed by locals as ‘Southwestern region’s cherry blossoms’. They are mainly seen in Phu Tan, Long Xuyen and Thoai Son districts in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang.

An Giang steps up efforts to protect Tra Su cajuput forest

An Giang has approved the Tra Su cajuput forest protection and sustainable management plan for 2019-30 period in a bid to protect the wetland’s eco-systems.

Hot weather brings high risk of forest fire in An Giang Province

Forests in the southern province of An Giang are at high risk of fires due to the dry season and prolonged hot weather, local forest rangers have warned.

Vietnam has 66 traditional medicine hospitals

Vietnam had 66 traditional medicine hospitals as of the end of 2019, an increase of two compared to the number in 2018, it was reported by the Agency of Traditional Medicine Administration under the Health Ministry.


Vatican special envoy Archbishop Marek Zalewski meets An Giang leaders

Archbishop Marek Zalewski, the Holy See's Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore and the Vatican's non-resident Special Envoy to Vietnam, paid a courtesy visit to leaders of the southern province of An Giang on November 28.

Korean firm to develop $900-million smart IP in An Giang

Leaders of An Giang Province on Tuesday had a working session with representatives from the industrial park (IP) investment promotion association of the Republic of Korea on developing smart IPs in the locality.