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$1.9 billion allocated to building Mekong Delta expressway

The National Assembly on Thursday agreed to spend nearly VNĐ45 trillion (US$1.9 billion) building more than 188 kilometres of highway in the Mekong Delta. On the last day of their third sitting in Hà Nội, legislators passed a resolution to carry out Phase I of the ...

Mekong Delta eyes rapid development of renewable energy

The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta will need to optimise its natural conditions to develop renewable energy and attract investment in the sector to mitigate the impacts of climate change, experts have said. The region has much potential for renewables like wind, solar and biomass, they said. It has a ...

Xuan Hiep and Viet Dung

Government, partners discuss mangrove afforestation in Mekong Delta

Local authorities and experts from international organisations and partners have discussed measures to increase the mangrove restoration and afforestation in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region at a workshop in Hanoi. Speaking at the June 10 workshop, Head of the International Cooperation Department Nguyen Do Anh Tuan said the Mekong ...

VNA

Long An to maintain its leading economic position in Mekong Delta

Long An Province is focusing on sustainable economic development while staying safe from COVID, maintaining its position as an economic leader in the Mekong Delta. At the start of the year, the province issued a socio-economic development programme for 2022 to assist struggling workers and businesses, ...

Vietnam Economy News

Sustaining the Mekong Delta’s way of life

The Mekong Delta’s famed floating markets, where local speciality produce is sold on boats, provide a unique scene that draws both local and foreign visitors. In addition, the markets illustrate the southerners’ custom of trading and travelling on the river. Nham Hung, a cultural researcher, said floating ...

The Star Online

Center to be set up for Mekong Delta agriculture development

A center to provide guidelines for agricultural production in the Mekong Delta will be established in Can Tho City. The Mekong Delta Agricultural Product Center would act as a hub connecting farmers, producers and traders, Duong Tan Hien, deputy chairman of Can Tho, said at a ...

Nguyen Anh

Australia – Vietnam’s long-term partner in Mekong Delta: Ambassador

Australia has been a long-term partner of Vietnam in the Mekong Delta, affirmed Australian Ambassador Robyn Mudie during a recent interview with the Vietnam News Agency (VNA). The ambassador expressed her delight to be back to the Mekong Delta, following her visit in December 2020, saying ...

VNA

Mekong River water level rises amid dry season

Lower Mekong River water levels have increased by 20-30 percent compared to the same period of previous years as China releases dam water. According to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, the Mekong Delta region, where the Mekong River reaches the sea, has received a volume ...

Ngoc Tai

Party chief calls for enhanced efforts to elevate Mekong Delta’s prosperity and development

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Việt Nam Nguyễn Phú Trọng has called for joint efforts to drive the growth of Mekong Delta and augment the prosperity and development of the ‘land of the nine dragons’ river.’ He made the remark while chairing the Politburo’s ...

Vietnam Politics & Laws

Anti-erosion embankment suffers repeat deterioration in Mekong Delta

An embankment of 850 meters long was built in 2016 on the bank of the Tien River, a tributary of the Mekong, in Thanh Binh District of Dong Thap Province to protect 250 households in Binh Thanh Commune from erosion. In 2019, when it was near ...

Ngoc Tai

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