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Located next to the gentle Hau River, Dinh Yen mat village in Lap Vo District, in the southern province of Dong Thap is famous for its long-standing tradition of sedge mat-weaving.

Lotus key in boosting Dong Thap tourism

Its breathtaking natural landscapes and distinctive cultural and historical treasures have proven to be ideal for the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap to develop a host of appealing tourism products, especially those relating to lotus flowers.

Tram Chim National Park’s endangered birds need protection as habitats shrink

The Tram Chim National Park in the Mekong Delta Province of Dong Thap has 13 bird species that are facing the danger of extinction and need urgent protection, according to park authorities.

Dong Thap faces increasing river erosion

Erosion along river banks in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Dong Thap has caused more than VND8.2 billion (US$353,800) in property damage this year, according to the province’s Irrigation Sub-department.

Niche inventions lessen load on farmers

Despite just a few years of schooling and with little in the way of formal training in mechanical engineering, Nguyen Thanh Hung from Hong Ngu District in Dong Thap is nonetheless famed locally

International conference on maths and education to be held in Dong Thap

Over 30 universities from Vietnam and other countries will participate in an educational conference which will be held in the Mekong Delta Province of Dong Thap on July 25.


Skilled hands make fabric come alive

Ho Van Tai of Tan Phu Trung Commune in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is considered the last artisan producing embossed fabric pictures in Vietnam’s southern region, after 68 years in the craft.

Rice farms in Dong Thap fully mechanised

Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap are using agricultural machines for all rice cultivation processes on nearly 100 per cent of rice farms. 

Dong Thap Province keen on switching to efficient irrigation

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Dong Thap has encouraged farmers and farming companies to improve the efficiency of their irrigation to increase yields and reduces costs.

Biggest date palm garden in the Vietnam’s southwestern region

A colorful date palm garden has recently become a new hotspot on the tourist map of Sa Dec City in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, around 165 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City.

Book highlights life and career of music researcher Bao

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has released a book on life and career of 102-year-old musician Nguyen Vinh Bao, a researcher of tài tử music, a genre of traditional music unique to southern Vietnam.

Footballer turns rice farmer to provide for family in the long-term

Although midfielder Nguyen Quy Suu is short in stature and isn't the most naturally talented player, the Dong Thap Province man has carved out a solid career thanks to his passion and perseverance.

Dong Thap farmers adopt drones to spray crops

Some farmers in the southern province of Dong Thap have started using drones to spray pesticide and fertilizer on their crops after seeing how effective the machines are.

Lotus dreams

Lotus is the iconic flower of Dong Thap province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. Food, drinks and various products made from lotus are popular among local residents.

Famous sites in Dong Thap province

Dong Thap province is in Vietnam’s southern Mekong Delta region. Its many natural scenic spots and historical and cultural sites make Dong Thap province an attractive tourist destination.

Fancy a grilled mouse or snakehead fish? Head to Dong Thap

Adventurous eaters should wait no more and make a beeline for Dong Thap Province, the perfect place to sample exotic dishes that will surely amass a bevy of "likes" on your Instagram account.

Dong Thap Museum preserves national treasures

The Dong Thap Museum in Cao Lanh city is one of the best attractions in the Mekong Delta. 

Be a farmer for a day in Dong Thap

If you are looking for an escape from urban life, the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap offers a bounty of rural pleasures including national parks, flower markets, bird sanctuaries, and farming activities.

Do Cong Tuong temple complex

A complex of temples and tombs dedicated to Do Cong Tuong and his wife in Dong Thap Province was recognized as a national relic site of Vietnam in early July.


Huynh Thuy Le ancient house, a national relic site

 The Huynh Thuy Le ancient house on Nguyen Hue road, Sa Dec town, in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, was recognized as a national relic site in 2009.