Ca Mau

Update news Ca Mau

 VietNamNet Bridge – Huynh Quoc Toan, a resident from Phu Tan Commune in Ca Mau Province’s Phu Tan District, said he no longer worried about his house being ruined by natural disasters.

Hydropower plants benefit investors but leave residents suffering

VietNamNet Bridge - Why can a lot of hydropower projects obtain licenses from agencies even though the power plants leaf to deforestation, violate forest protection laws and damage biodiversity?

Social News 18/4

 Norway supports disabled people in Can Tho, Ca Mau, Quang Binh quashes Son Doong ‘largest cave’ application, Women and child protection – from laws to actions, Health sector aims to reduce infectious disease death rate

Discover the real Ca Mau with a genuine homestay experience

 VietNamNet Bridge – I have been to Ca Mau Province many times, but only after staying at a homestay one night was I able to really discover the southernmost part of Viet Nam.

Ca Mau, Bac Lieu face budget crisis

Debt is not only a headache for the Government but also provinces and cities. A number of localities are found to owe huge sums and they have even run out of cash though the year 2015 is not yet out.

Vietnam’s ‘rice bowl’ is sinking

 VietNamNet Bridge - Part of the Mekong Delta – home to 20% of Vietnam’s population and 50% of its rice production - is at risk of disappearing as sea levels rise.

Journey to Vietnam’s southern tip

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dat Mui, a commune in Ngoc Hien District of Ca Mau Province, has been widely known as the southernmost area of Vietnam.

Downpours play havoc with Nghe An, Ca Mau, Kien Giang provinces

 Torrential rains have ravaged the Nghe An central province and the southern provinces of Ca Mau and Kien Giang over the past few days.

U Minh fish sauce hotpot

 VietNamNet Bridge – Whenever travelling to U Minh, Ca Mau, aside from enjoying the vast array of delicious and distinct dishes, one must remember to try the U Minh Fish Sauce Hotpot. This is one of the key dishes of southern Vietnam.

Farmer catches crocodile in Ca Mau

 VietNamNet Bridge – Local residents in the province are not allowing their children to approach ponds or the edges of canals, worried that there might be crocodiles in the shrimp ponds.

Ca Mau farmers ditch sugarcane for ginger

 VietNamNet Bridge – Sugarcane prices have fallen for the past three years, prompting farmers in the southernmost province of Ca Mau's Thoi Binh District to plant ginger, a more profitable crop.

Southern Ca Mau seeks $2.5b seaport

 The Ca Mau People's Committee has petitioned Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung for permission to build a US$2.5 billion seaport in the southernmost province.

Fish farmer becomes billionaire

VietNamNet Bridge – A farmer in the southern province of Ca Mau became a billionaire farming boi fish.

 

Regions try to limit draught damage

Local authorities and people dredged canals and pumped water from rivers and dams to save crops in Dak Lak Province, which is facing a lengthy drought.

Wave of bankruptcy of seafood producers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many seafood processing companies in southwestern provinces of Vietnam have gone bankrupt, resulting in the instability of the largest aquaculture area of the country.

Travel News in Brief

Travel agency unveils stimulus package targeting domestic tourists; Ca Mau looks to earn $13 million from tourism; Vietnam promotes tourism at Norwegian fair; Tien Giang targets 1.5 million tourists in 2015; Vietnam, Italy boost tourism ties

Facelift for HCM City Post Office stirs criticism

 Facelift for HCM City Post Office stirs criticism; Vietnam building in top ten by social value; Twelve injured in coach accident; Unseasonable rain harms farmers in Ca Mau; Vietnam eager to embrace SMAC technology

Ca Mau seaports flooded in waste

 VietNamNet Bridge – Pollution in seaports in the southern-most province of Ca Mau had exceeded the regulated levels by five times and affecting local people's health,

Ca Mau to relocate those living in vulnerable areas

 VietNamNet Bridge – Households living in vulnerable areas in the southernmost province of Ca Mau are being relocated to new resettlement areas.

Khanh Hoi estuary in Ca Mau eroded seriously

 VietNamNet Bridge – Khanh Hoi estuary in U Minh District, the southernmost province of Ca Mau is suffering from a severe soil erosion by sea level rises, deforming its natural shape, causing environmental pollution,