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Mekong Delta takes preventive measures against saline intrusion in next dry seasonicon
SOCIETY21/10/20200

Mekong Delta takes preventive measures against saline intrusion in next dry season

Local authorities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta have begun taking measures to cope with the effects of saltwater intrusion and drought in the upcoming 2020-21 dry season.

 
The secret ingredient of Mekong Delta sour soupicon

The secret ingredient of Mekong Delta sour soup

TRAVEL
08/10/2020

Dien dien (Sesbania sesban) is a yellow flower found in the Mekong Delta during flooding season.

Mekong Delta should safeguard fruit orchards from saltwater in rivers: expertsicon

Mekong Delta should safeguard fruit orchards from saltwater in rivers: experts

SOCIETY
28/09/2020

The Mekong Delta region should take proactive measures to protect fruit orchards in the 2020 – 21 dry season as severe saltwater intrusion in rivers is forecast in the coming months, experts have said.

Mekong Delta provinces propose three route options for expresswayicon

Mekong Delta provinces propose three route options for expressway

SOCIETY
27/09/2020

Authorities of several localities in the Mekong Delta have proposed three route options for building the 150-km long Can Tho – Ca Mau expressway.

Long An international port’s phase 1 inauguratedicon

Long An international port’s phase 1 inaugurated

BUSINESS
27/09/2020

The Dong Tam Group held an inauguration ceremony for the first phase of the Long An International Port in Tan Lap commune, Can Giuoc district, the southern province of Long An on September 26.

India funds seven water projects in Mekong Deltaicon

India funds seven water projects in Mekong Delta

SOCIETY
24/09/2020

The Indian Government will support seven water management projects in the Mekong Delta provinces of Ben Tre, Hau Giang, Kien Giang, and Tien Giang with non-refundable aid of $350,000.

Mekong Delta farmers wait for floodwatersicon

Mekong Delta farmers wait for floodwaters

SOCIETY
21/09/2020

Farmers in the Mekong Delta’s upstream areas are waiting for the flood season, which brings sediment to rice fields and other areas of aquatic resources. 

Barbers trim the cost of hair cuts for people in Mekong Deltaicon

Barbers trim the cost of hair cuts for people in Mekong Delta

SOCIETY
21/09/2020

Le Van Vung, the owner of four hair salons in Can Tho City, regularly organises trips offering free haircuts to needy people in remote areas of the Mekong River Delta.

Vietnam’s breeding farms: pigs eat ginseng, buffaloes drink wineicon

Vietnam’s breeding farms: pigs eat ginseng, buffaloes drink wine

BUSINESS
17/09/2020

At some breeding farms in Vietnam, livestock is raised in a special way: eels are bred in plastic cans, pigs eat ginseng and listen to music, and buffaloes drink wine every morning.

Bang Lang Stork Garden – largest bird sanctuary in Mekong Deltaicon

Bang Lang Stork Garden – largest bird sanctuary in Mekong Delta

TRAVEL
08/09/2020

As one of the largest bird sanctuaries in the Mekong Delta, Bang Lang Stork Garden is an ecotourism destination that should not be missed when having the opportunity to visit Mekong delta province of Can Tho.

Major transport projects in Mekong Delta to be completed before Teticon

Major transport projects in Mekong Delta to be completed before Tet

SOCIETY
07/09/2020

Contractors and workers expect to complete construction of several major transport projects in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta before Tet (Lunar New Year Festival), which falls on February 12 next year.

Strange things in Mekong Delta: ‘monster’ fish, red bamboo and purple guavaicon

Strange things in Mekong Delta: ‘monster’ fish, red bamboo and purple guava

BUSINESS
06/09/2020

Nam Can crab in Ca Mau province is famous for its high quality and delicious taste, while thoi loi fish is a wonderful dish for parties. These are among the many precious specialties available in the Mekong Delta region.

A specialty from Mekong Deltaicon

A specialty from Mekong Delta

TRAVEL
01/09/2020

“Suong” noodle soup is served with shrimp paste, pork hocks and herbs. The specialty from the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh is made with a secret recipe broth that will indulge your taste buds.

Mekong Delta to release floodwaters into rice fields to fertilise soil, destroy pestsicon

Mekong Delta to release floodwaters into rice fields to fertilise soil, destroy pests

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
31/08/2020

Farmers in Dong Thap Province’s Hong Ngu District will not grow the autumn-winter rice crop, the year’s third, on more than 9,000ha and will instead release floodwaters into their fields to fertilise the soil and destroy pathogens and pests.

Farmers in Mekong Delta attend floating English classicon

Farmers in Mekong Delta attend floating English class

SOCIETY
29/08/2020

There is a special class on Son Islet in the Mekong Delta province of Can Tho’s Binh Thuy District, which all farmers from the local area can attend to learn English for free on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon.

Mekong Delta district lacks clean water for household useicon

Mekong Delta district lacks clean water for household use

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
24/08/2020

About 5,600 households in Kien Giang Province’s An Bien District lack access to clean water and have to harvest rainwater or buy clean water from other areas, according to the district’s People’s Committee.

Flood season coming late, drought may hit Mekong Delta again next yearicon

Flood season coming late, drought may hit Mekong Delta again next year

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
21/08/2020

This year’s flood season in the Mekong Delta is likely to arrive late and if there is insufficient rain in the months to come, drought and saltwater intrusion may plague the region again during the next dry season, experts have warned.

Western sea dyke needs urgent protectionicon

Western sea dyke needs urgent protection

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/08/2020

Many sections of the western sea dyke in Ca Mau and Kien Giang provinces in the Mekong Delta have seriously eroded and could collapse at any time if prompt protective measures are not taken.