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Erosion attacks yet another part of Vietnam’s Mekong delta

Can Tho is aware of the situation and has been working on a project to prevent erosion but the city is still one step behind the nature’s rage. Keep reading ...

Cuu Long

Mekong Delta seeks investors for 57 projects

The Mekong Delta will introduce 57 projects requiring more than VND183 trillion (US$8.05 billion) that are awaiting investors at an investment promotion conference scheduled to take place in Can Tho City on October 25.[] 24 of these projects are for tourism development and require total ...

Trung Chanh

APEC exhibition on agriculturure and advanced agro-technologies opens in Cần Thơ

Six APEC economies are displaying agricultural products and advanced agri-production technologies required to address food security and sustainably develop agriculture at an exhibition that opened in Cần Thơ City today (August 21). Besides Việt Nam, the others are Japan, Australia, the US, China, and Taiwan. ...

Hydropower dams, water diversion threaten Mekong Delta's water security

Scientists have once again raised their concerns about water security in the Mekong Delta, saying that hydropower dams on the Mekong River’s upper course as well as Thailand, Laos and Cambodia’s plans to divert the river are the biggest threats. Le Anh Tuan, deputy head ...

Biofuel plan may fail as ethanol plants face production problems

The plan to make a switch from the popular RON A92 petrol to biofuel E5 by January 1, 2018 may fail as ethanol plants have become bogged down in difficulties. Deadlines for replacing A92 petrol with E5 biofuel have been set up, but all of them ...

Top legislator talks to voters in Cần Thơ

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân met with voters in Cái Răng District of the southern city of Cần Thơ on April 27 to listen to their opinions ahead of the third plenary session of the 14th legislature. Voters from Hùng Thanh Ward ...

The steps toward 2025’s logistics transformation

Vietnam has unveiled a new plan to transform the country into a regional logistics hub by 2025. The new plan draws attention to the importance of logistics in Vietnam’s positioning as an international trade hub Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently sanctioned the action plan to enhance ...

Increase in drug-resistant TB in southwest

An increase in the number of resistant-TB cases has occurred in the southwestern region of Việt Nam, according to the head of the region’s national TB prevention and control office. At a conference on TB prevention held last week in Cần Thơ, Dr Nguyễn Thị ...

Gov’t highlights untapped potential of Mekong Delta

Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ has instructed ministries and local governments in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta to prioritise investment in transportation and logistics services to help improve the region’s competitiveness. Speaking at a conference on logistics services held on January 9 in the ...

E5 bio-fuel to replace A92 petrol

E5 bio-fuel will replace A92 petrol by June 2017 as many localities in the country are using the bio-fuel product, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said. Since the beginning of this year, petrol stations in eight cities and provinces including Hà Nội, Hải Phòng, Quảng ...

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