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Rainbow rice noodles, also known as five-coloured hủ tiếu, are a fun take on the traditional Vietnamese rice noodles and a must-try for every tourist to Can Tho City in the Mekong Delta.

Can Tho plans to host festivities to promote tourism

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Can Tho is planning to host many cultural and tourism events this year to attract more visitors and promote its tourism.

Can Tho fosters tourism cooperation with Cambodia

Officials from the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism discussed ways to further promote bilateral cooperation in fields where both sides have strengths, especially in tourism, at a working session in Can Tho on July 19.

ADB proposes smart and energy efficient city project in Can Tho

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has proposed to implement a smart and energy efficient city project (SEECP) with total investment of more than VND1.56 trillion ($67.29 million) in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.

Man 'rises from dead' with speech impairment and vision loss healed

Mr. Nguyen Van Be, 71, in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho, after a clinical death, oddly recovered from being sightless and voiceless. He is now voluble and a ball of fire as if he had never put up with impairments.

Young man and his splendid home-based antique exhibition

Mr. Nguyen Tan Hieu, 34, in Binh Thuy district, Can Tho city has acquired a collection of around 200 valuable vintage cassettes, radios, and over 100 old kerosene lamps.

Man collects nails scattered on the road in Can Tho

Over the past four months, people of Can Tho City have become familiar with the image of an old man driving his motorbike up and down on the road.

Landslides threatens Can Tho residents

Erosion along the riverbank of Tra Noc River in Can Tho City's Binh Thuy District has caused damage to local households, according to the city's steering committee for disaster prevention and search and rescue.

Motorbike taxi driver gives back to charity

Tran Quoc Viet, a 50-year-old man living in Can Tho City, has used his second-hand motorbike to work a part-time job as a free-of-charge deliveryman for local charities and pagodas over the last 15 years. 

Can Tho City takes steps to prevent erosion

The People's Council of Can Tho City has approved investment policies for four anti-erosion projects with a total estimated investment of nearly VND745 billion (US$32 million).

Can Tho: One dies, 180 houses damaged in heavy rain

One person has been killed and at least 180 houses damaged in heavy rain in Can Tho City on Saturday afternoon, according to the municipal steering committee for natural disaster prevention and control, search and rescue.

Choosing the perfect place for Uncle Ho’s statue

A statue of President Ho Chi Minh waving his hand with a warm smile on his face on the Ninh Kieu wharf in Can Tho, has for a long time been a symbol of the city, which is dubbed the capital of the western region by the Hau River.


Can Tho welcomes opening of first VND0 supermarket

The Students Association and Youth Union of Can Tho debuted the first-ever VND0 supermarket on April 26 to assist underprivileged people who have been negatively impacted by the novel coronavirus epidemic.

How does “new normal” practice begin in Vietnam?

Streets across Vietnam are gradually becoming more crowded with some restaurants choosing to re-open on April 23 as it starts to ease itself out of social distancing measures and attempts to adapt to the “new normal” of the reality of daily life.

Can Tho unveils low-carbon transformation project in energy sector

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April 21 launched a project on promoting low-carbon transformation in the energy sector for the 2020-2030 period and with a vision to 2050.

Heartfelt images reveal national struggle against COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 epidemic has posed severe challenges for underprivileged people nationwide, with ordinary citizens rallying to assist them and creating a number of heartfelt moments among communities across Vietnam.

WB-supported project to help ensure water supply for Mekong Delta

Officials of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho had a working session with World Bank (WB) representatives on March 2 to discuss a water supply project for the region.

River-borne tourism a typical product in Can Tho city

Stretching for 55 km along the Hau River, Can Tho city boasts favourable conditions to develop river-borne tourism, a typical product of the locality.


Floating flower markets a harbinger of spring

Have you ever seen a market from 1.5 to 2 kilometers long? And it’s on the river. If you haven’t, come to a floating market in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. 

Pho Tho-Ba Bo flower village gears up for Tet

Gardeners working in Pho Tho-Ba Bo flower village in Can Tho are gearing up to launch a range of beautiful flower pots to the domestic market to meet the increasing demand for the Lunar New Year or Tet.