Mekong Delta region now in peak season for dengue fever

A 10-year-old boy who suffered from multiple organ failure after contracting dengue fever has been discharged from the hospital after a more than month-long recovery period, according to the HCM City Paediatrics Hospital. Keep reading ...

Mekong Delta region warned about serious flooding

Localities in the Mekong Delta and some ministries have been urged to stay active to respond to and mitigate impact of flooding as the Mekong River is now in full spate and the water level still keeps rising.  Keep reading ...

Solutions sought to drought, saline intrusion in Mekong Delta

Measures to deal with drought and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta region were discussed during a workshop in Bac Lieu province on April 17.  Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Made-in-Vietnam varieties cover 59 percent of rice fields

As many as 4.6 million hectares of land, or 59 percent of total rice area in Vietnam, have been cultivated with domestically-made varieties, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). In the Mekong Delta region alone, the varieties made by Vietnamese scientists have ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Dry season irrigation planned

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has asked 38 cities and provinces nationwide to promptly revise the operation of reservoirs to ensure water sources for low-lying areas in this dry season, especially in vulnerable areas such as the central region, the Central Highlands and ...

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