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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.


Can Tho among world's most beautiful canal cities

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has been ranked 10th in a list of the most beautiful canal cities in the world drawn up by the Earth and World website.

Dong Thap to spend big to upgrade erosion-resistant infrastructure

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has earmarked over a trillion of VND on the construction and upgrade of structures designed to prevent erosion along Tien and Hau riverbanks.

River fish make fortune for breeder

Ly Van Bon is making a fortune breeding river fish in cages in a tributary of the Mekong River. He ís farming the fish, known as Ca that lat knifefish (notopterus), in the Hau River and believes he ís the first to do so.

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.

Thermal power plants increasing on Hau River

VietNamNet Bridge - Why are coal-run thermopower plants located on the Hau River? Why do the plants all use Chinese technology? Will there be another Formosa on the Hau River?

Businesses pay fines, but continue to pollute Hau River

VietNamNet Bridge - Many businesses would rather pay fines for illegally discharging waste water directly into the Hau River than install required waste water treatment systems.

Problems found in waste water discharge licensing procedures

VietNamNet Bridge - The granting of licenses to Formosa and Lee & Man to discharge waste water appears to have violated the 2015 Environmental Protection Law and the 2013 Water Natural Resources Law.  

Thermal power plants endanger environment in Mekong Delta

VietNamNet Bridge - Nguyen Huu Thien, head of the advisory team for strategic environmental assessment of 12 hydropower dams on the Mekong, has warned about the serious consequences of the Lee & Man paper plant in Hau Giang province. 

VASEP raises serious environmental concerns about paper factory

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers has proposed the government to scrutinise the waste treatment system of Hong Kong Lee&Man Paper Group’s $1.2 billion Lee&Man Paper Co.Ltd before it comes into operation in August.

Thousands of Mekong Delta households face erosion threat

 VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are seeking ways to relocate thousands of households living in erosion-prone areas.

Hau River dredging resumes after 2 years

 VietNamNet Bridge – Following a two-year delay due to financial difficulties, work to dredge and deepen the Hau River in the Mekong Delta has resumed after the National Assembly approved a VND6 trillion Government bond issue to fund it.