Mekong Delta

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Experts worry about the fate of Mekong Deltaicon

Experts worry about the fate of Mekong Delta

If uncontrolled sand exploitation continues, Mekong Delta will disappear in the future, experts warn.

 
Farmers in Vietnam's Mekong Delta adapt to low flood levelsicon

Farmers in Vietnam's Mekong Delta adapt to low flood levels

SOCIETY
11/09/2019

Farmers in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam are taking measures to adapt to low levels of flooding this year by switching to new crops and using other cultivation methods.

Vietnam's Mekong Delta needs urgent measures to prevent drought, saline-intrusionicon

Vietnam's Mekong Delta needs urgent measures to prevent drought, saline-intrusion

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
10/09/2019

Immediate measures and long-term plans should be implemented quickly to help provinces in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta cope with drought and saline intrusion, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh has said.

Solutions for inter-regional tourism connectivity proposedicon

Solutions for inter-regional tourism connectivity proposed

TRAVEL
08/09/2019

HCM City Party Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan has suggested solutions to boost connectivity for the tourism development between the city and the Mekong Delta region.

VN snack exports have huge potentialicon

VN snack exports have huge potential

BUSINESS
04/09/2019

Vietnam’s snacks made of farm produce could conquer foreign markets, especially China, experts say.

Mekong Delta summer – autumn rice output to go up slightlyicon

Mekong Delta summer – autumn rice output to go up slightly

SOCIETY
03/09/2019

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, the country’s rice granary, will see summer – autumn rice output increase by 150,000 tonnes this year, the Plant Cultivation Department has estimated.

EU grants 100,000 EUR to flood victims in Vietnamicon

EU grants 100,000 EUR to flood victims in Vietnam

SOCIETY
29/08/2019

The European Union (EU) on August 28 granted 100,000 EUR as relief aid to local residents effected by severe floods earlier this month in Central Highlands and Mekong Delta provinces.

Huynh Thuy Le ancient house, a national relic siteicon

Huynh Thuy Le ancient house, a national relic site

TRAVEL
27/08/2019

 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.

Mekong Delta needs logistics investment: officialsicon

Mekong Delta needs logistics investment: officials

BUSINESS
26/08/2019

A trade representative has called for the construction of more deep-water ports in the Mekong River Delta to save money and time for seafood exporters.

Exploring popular Nga Nam floating marketicon

Exploring popular Nga Nam floating market

PHOTOS
21/08/2019

Nga Nam floating market in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang has developed into a popular attraction with large numbers of visitors sampling some the area’s unique life and cuisine.

Serious erosion reported along Hau River in Mekong Delta's An Giang Provinceicon

Serious erosion reported along Hau River in Mekong Delta's An Giang Province

SOCIETY
21/08/2019

Authorities of An Giang Province in Mekong Delta said on Monday that erosion along the Hau River passing Vinh Truong Commune, An Phu District has become a serious issue worthy of being a "emergency situation."

Landslides continue pulling down national roadicon

Landslides continue pulling down national road

SOCIETY
20/08/2019

Severe landslides continue to sweep away another section of National Highway No 91 in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, threatening many lives along the road.

Can Tho among world's most beautiful canal citiesicon

Can Tho among world's most beautiful canal cities

TRAVEL
20/08/2019

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.

Land erosion in the Mekong Delta must be carefully consideredicon

Land erosion in the Mekong Delta must be carefully considered

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
20/08/2019

Nguyen Huu Thien, an independent researcher on the ecosystem in the Mekong Delta talks to Nông thôn Ngày nay (Countryside Today) newspaper on the serious problem of land erosion in the region.

Poetic scene in Mekong River Delta in “floating season”icon

Poetic scene in Mekong River Delta in “floating season”

PHOTOS
18/08/2019

The annual “floating season” in Mekong Delta, when the water level is on the rise and the rivers and canals expand, takes place from the seventh to the ninth lunar month. 

Mekong Delta may face saline intrusion months earlier than normalicon

Mekong Delta may face saline intrusion months earlier than normal

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
17/08/2019

Saltwater is expected to severely intrude into the Mekong Delta during the remainder of the year, instead of in March or April next year, as normal, said the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

Flooding on Phu Quoc mainly results from old drainage systemicon

Flooding on Phu Quoc mainly results from old drainage system

SOCIETY
16/08/2019

Hit by unprecedented rainfall, Phu Quoc Island off the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has faced heavy floods over the past few days because of the island's old drainage system.

Mekong Delta to face earlier, more severe salinity, droughtsicon

Mekong Delta to face earlier, more severe salinity, droughts

VIDEO
13/08/2019

Salinity and droughts will come earlier and be more severe than in the 2018-2019 dry season in the Mekong Delta, according to Hoang Phuc Lam, Vice Director of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.