Mekong Delta

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Mekong Delta to boost investment in transport infrastructureicon
SOCIETY25/10/20210

Mekong Delta to boost investment in transport infrastructure

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region needs a special mechanism to improve its transport infrastructure to reduce logistics costs, bolster competitiveness and boost agricultural exports, Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has said.

 
Saline intrusion may occur earlier in Mekong Deltaicon

Saline intrusion may occur earlier in Mekong Delta

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
14/10/2021

The level of saltwater intrusion may be approximately at the level of 2015-2016, which saw historic salinity and drought in the region.

Vaccines for the Mekong Deltaicon

Vaccines for the Mekong Delta

FEATURE
12/10/2021

In current difficult conditions, Vietnam needs leaders who "dare to think, dare to do and dare to take responsibility" for the people who have to leave large cities to return to their hometowns.

$149.4m program to sustain aquaculture in Mekong Deltaicon

$149.4m program to sustain aquaculture in Mekong Delta

BUSINESS
28/09/2021

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has approved the programme on sustainable aquaculture development in the Mekong Delta until 2030 to make aquaculture an important contributor to agricultural and socio-economic growth.

Tra fish exports drastically drop due to Covid-19 social distancingicon

Tra fish exports drastically drop due to Covid-19 social distancing

BUSINESS
26/09/2021

Pangasius export turnover in August 2021 decreased by 28.5 percent over the same period, it is expected to continue falling 30 percent year on year in September.

Climate change adaptation featured in HCM City’s master planicon

Climate change adaptation featured in HCM City’s master plan

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/09/2021

Ho Chi Minh City’s master plan aims for the southern metropolis to develop into the country’s largest economic hub for tourism, industrial services, and high-tech agriculture by 2040, with a particular focus on climate change adaptation.

Three countries cooperate to audit water resources of Mekong River basinicon

Three countries cooperate to audit water resources of Mekong River basin

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
12/09/2021

The audit results of water resource management in the Mekong River basin show that the amount of water upstream of the river to the Cuu Long (Mekong Delta) has decreased sharply. 

Mekong Delta authorities speed up erosion prevention projectsicon

Mekong Delta authorities speed up erosion prevention projects

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/09/2021

Authorities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) delta are speeding up works to prevent the damage caused by erosion along rivers, canals and coasts, especially in the ongoing rainy season.

Pandemic continues to put hardship on enterprises in the Mekong Deltaicon

Pandemic continues to put hardship on enterprises in the Mekong Delta

BUSINESS
01/09/2021

Businesses are suffering from both the impact of the pandemic and the government’s control measures and policies to repel the former.

The use of pesticide in Mekong Delta remains highicon

The use of pesticide in Mekong Delta remains high

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
28/08/2021

The use of fertilisers and pesticides in the Mekong Delta has decreased over the years but is still higher than the national average, despite it proving to be ineffective.

Wind power project developers want FIT extensionicon

Wind power project developers want FIT extension

BUSINESS
18/08/2021

Since many wind power projects may not be put into commercial operation prior to October 31, the Prime Minister and Ministry of Investment and Trade have been asked to extend the feed in tariff (FIT) application.

Ministry urges 'green' waterway passage for rice from Mekong Deltaicon

Ministry urges 'green' waterway passage for rice from Mekong Delta

FEATURE
18/08/2021

Most rice production and processing plants are located on riversides, and as a result, about 95 percent of rice produced in the Delta is carried by water.

Pandemic challenges wind power projects in Mekong Deltaicon

Pandemic challenges wind power projects in Mekong Delta

BUSINESS
11/08/2021

Several wind power projects currently under development in the Mekong River Delta area are rushing to complete and start operating on a commercial basis before the November deadline,

Mekong Delta provinces strive to maintain advantage of shrimp industryicon

Mekong Delta provinces strive to maintain advantage of shrimp industry

BUSINESS
08/08/2021

The Mekong Delta is the main shrimp farming and exporting area of the country.

Strong winds, rains kill 2 in Mekong Delta, destroy houses, treesicon

Strong winds, rains kill 2 in Mekong Delta, destroy houses, trees

SOCIETY
26/07/2021

One person each in Ca Mau and Vinh Long provinces died in strong winds and heavy rains in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta in recent days as they flattened houses and trees and destroyed crops.

Mekong Delta: attractive destination for renewable energy developmenticon

Mekong Delta: attractive destination for renewable energy development

BUSINESS
14/07/2021

Taking advantage of its natural conditions and investment attraction policies, the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta has become a destination for investors in renewable energy projects.

Mekong Delta’s unique nature reserve to be opened for visitors’ explorationicon

Mekong Delta’s unique nature reserve to be opened for visitors’ exploration

TRAVEL
09/07/2021

The People’s Committee of Hau Giang Province has approved an ecological tourism project in the Lung Ngoc Hoang Nature Reserve in Phung Hiep District,

HCMC allowed to close down wet markets to suppress coronavirusicon

HCMC allowed to close down wet markets to suppress coronavirus

SOCIETY
27/06/2021

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has given the green light to HCMC’s plan of closing down wet markets in an attempt to curtail the spread of Covid-19, as the pandemic is breaking out on a large scale citywide.