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Mekong delta needs to prevent early floods from high tides

According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, water level on the Nine Dragon River has rapidly increased due to high tide. Currently, the water level on Tien River at Tan Chau Station, and Hau River at Chau Doc Station reaches at 2.37 meters. The center ...

Mekong farmers switch to more profitable crops

The Crop Production Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said that in 2018, former rice farmers in the southern province switched 68,019 hectares of less productive land to more profitable crops. Mekong delta farmers stopped rice cultivation in 62,233 hectares of land ...

Over 10,000 have stroke in Mekong delta annually

Mekong delta has more than 10,000 stroke patients of 200,000 stroke cases, making up 5 percent of the cases reported in the whole country, said founder of the Stroke International Services Dr. Tran Chi Cuong. The founder made the statement at the international seminar “ Updating ...

Landslides spreading quickly in Mekong Delta

The speed of the land subsidence in the Mekong Delta region is 2cm to 4cm per year focusing on coastallines and low-lying areas. The cause is because of rising underground water exploitation, said the Southern Irrigation Science institute. Keep reading ...

Mekong delta promotes Agritourism with farmer participation

The travel industry in the Mekong delta has lately taken off with more holiday-makers, increased revenue and more farmer participation. []Many countries in the world have exploited agritourism which can beef up consumtion of agricultural products by visitors. Thailand, South Korea and Japan are successful in ...

Floodwaters in Mekong delta to rise in next days

The National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF) yesterday forecast that floodwaters in the Mekong delta would rise in next days. At present, the floodwater level is slowly rising; the highest level in Tien river at Tan Chau Station in An Giang province to the west is ...

Mekong water levels to peak at 4.05m on Sept 25: NCHMF

he National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF) yesterday issued in the next three days, water levels on Mekong River will continue to recede due to low tides and then rising up later on. Keep reading ...

Mekong farmers earn money on early flooding season

The flooding season has arrived soon therefore thousands of hectares of rice and vegetables in areas unprotected by the dyke system in the Mekong delta provinces of An Giang, Dong Thap have been inundated. Keep reading ...

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