A national cadres conference was organized recently to discuss policies on socio-economic development of the Mekong Delta by 2030, with a vision towards 2045.
Photographer Gian Thanh Son took a special trip to the Mekong Delta in mid-February after the lunar New Year 2022.
A programme to entertain tourists with several genres of traditional music like tai tu, vong co and cai luong has been launched in Can Tho City.
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.
According to Prof. Vo Tong Xuan, honorary rector of Nam Can Tho University, to spur the Mekong Delta's development, the Government should implement the regional planning in a concrete way in line with natural conditions.
Tan Lap floating village, located in Long An province, was formerly a land flooded all year round. People built houses on high mounds to cope with the flooding.
Farmers in the Ca Mau peninsula are delighted as they enjoy a bumper rice crop on shrimp farming land.
A series of big gold and US dollar smuggling cases with a high number of involved subjects are under investigation.