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Nearly 10 tonnes of Vietnamese longan were exported to Melbourne, Australia, on August 10, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in Australia.

Businesses in HCM City, Long An suspend operations to prevent spread of COVID-19

Authorities in HCM City and Long An Province have suspended operations of a number of businesses so that epidemic prevention measures can be carried out.

Victorious artist: 40 years as a woman in disguise

Every Lunar New year, a man impersonates a traditionally dressed woman and immerses himself in a ritual dance to pray for blessings for everyone.

Five foreigners captured for illegally entering Vietnam

Five Chinese nationals illegally entering Vietnam have been arrested, said Nguyen Van Giao, head of the Long Khot border post in the Mekong Delta province of Long An said on March 3.


Long An to build new anti-landslide embankment

A new 1.2km-long embankment worth VND300 billion (US$12.9 million) will be built to prevent landslides along Vam Co Tay River in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Long An next year.

Faithful dog guards his master’s grave for 3 years

A black dog in the southern province of Long An has become famous after a heartbreaking story was recently shared on social networks.

Long An launches tourism portal and app

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Long An has launched a virtual portal and a mobile application to provide information about local tourism services and destinations.

Ầu Ơ Kitchen - A journey to the countryside

We had a special dinner date at Ầu Ơ Kitchen, at the suggestion of a friend because it’s in downtown Hanoi. We trusted her taste, not just in a culinary sense but also her choice of setting, and above all the first-class service.

Mekong Delta province faces severe water shortage

The Mekong Delta province of Long An, which has been hit by severe drought this year, needs more fresh water, but can only supply about 50 percent of demand from its 35 fresh water treatment plants and stations.

Long An Province faces severe water shortage

The drought-hit Mekong Delta province of Long An this year needs more fresh water, but can only supply about 50 per cent of demand from its 35 fresh water treatment plants and stations. 

Long An to build erosion-prevention projects along rivers

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Long An will build erosion prevention projects along rivers to protect locals' properties and safety, the provincial People's Committee has said. 

Kien Giang, Long An provinces want rice export ban lifted

The Mekong Delta provinces of Kien Giang and Long An have asked the Government to reconsider its temporary ban on rice exports, saying it would discourage farmers from growing the autumn-winter crop this year.


Khanh Van launches photo collection ahead of Miss Universe 2020

Khanh Van, Miss Universe Vietnam 2019, has made public her latest photo collection which kicks off the local beauty’s journey to compete in the Miss Universe 2020 pageant.

Multi-million-dollar racetrack venture on brink of collapse

Despite having support of local authorities for more than 12 years, a dispute between Chinese and Vietnamese investors in a high-end residential and horse racing track complex in Long An seems impossible to be solved.

Michelle Obama, Julia Roberts promote girls' education in Vietnam

The visitors joined the students in a life-skills training session where the girls practiced perseverance, critical thinking, negotiating, and leadership skills.

Long An's stunning paddy fields

Many travellers on National Highway N2 through Thanh Hoa District, Long An Province are stunned by the scenery of paddy fields.

HCM City’s top check-in points during weekend

HCMC has an array of sites for visitors to explore and activities to undertake such as a trip to Tan Lap floating village, taking beautiful photos of miniature versions of the world's wonders in Long An, or discovering Chinatown in District 5.

Vietnam food: Longan

Are you longing for longan? This popular fruit in Vietnam is actually named after… the eye of a dragon! But despite it fire-breathing moniker, longan drinks are the perfect way to keep cool in the summer hear.


Rising land rents make manufacturers’ life miserable

Constant rises in land rents at industrial parks (IPs) lessen the chance for Vietnamese enterprises to build new factories or relocate their production facilities


Long An to be urged to further connect with HCM City

It is important to develop Long An Province’s strengths as a link between HCM City and other provinces in the Mekong Delta, experts have said.