Farmers cash in on tiger shrimp

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The model to establish large-scale fields to breed black-tiger shrimp in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta district of Dong Hai has resulted in high profits for farmers.

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Can Tho unveils new tours

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Can Tho has launched five new tours of up to two days that take in popular destinations, food, culture, and other entertainment.

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Technology holds key to growing quality produce

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Technology holds key to growing quality produce

The Cuu Long (Mekong) River Delta should increase the use of advanced technologies as well as good agricultural practices (GAP) in fruit and vegetable production to enhance quality and safety, experts told a seminar held in Tien Giang on Monday.

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Viet Nam receives award in environmental photography

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Viet Nam receives award in environmental photography

A photograph by Do Tuyet Trinh has been selected as one of the best five at the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year 2014 competition.

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Fruit, vegetable exporters search for new markets

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Fruit and vegetable traders and exporters in Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region are seeking new outlets such as other regional countries and the EU to reduce their heavy reliance on China.

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Wetlands need better protection

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Wetlands need better protection

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region should better protect its wetlands by improving the application of sustainable livelihood models, experts said at a forum last Friday.

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Farmers look for higher value

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Farmers look for higher value

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tra Vinh will convert 9,000ha of fields from rice to high-value crops for this year's summer-autumn and autumn-winter crops.

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Mekong Delta welcomes 11 million visitors

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The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta Tourism Association said the region welcomed nearly 11 million visitors this year, a year-on-year increase of nine per cent. Of those, 803,700 were foreigners, an increase of 16 per cent.

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Discovering culture and history in Ma Da

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Discovering culture and history in Ma Da

VietNamNet Bridge – A weekend trip to Dong Nai’s culture and nature conservation site in Vinh Cuu District, Dong Nai Province is a good choice for travelers to discover nature, culture and history.

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Stockpiling helps to boost rice farmers' profits

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A Government programme to create a temporary stockpile of one million tonnes of rice from the winter-spring crop has ensured that many farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) River Delta earned profits, a meeting heard yesterday in Long An Province.

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Thousands of Mekong Delta households face erosion threat

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Authorities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are seeking ways to relocate thousands of households living in erosion-prone areas.

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Mekong Delta attracts more visitors

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The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region has welcomed nearly 11 million visitors in the first five months of the year, an 8.9 per cent increase from the same period of last year, according to the Mekong Delta Tourism Association.

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Zoning plans unveiled for economic zones

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has released two master zoning plans for socio-economic development for the Southern Key Economic Zone (SKEZ) and Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta Economic Zone (Mekong KEZ) until 2020, with a vision towards 2030.

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Student claims video award

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Dang Dong Phuong, a student from the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Long An, has won the first prize in a short video competition.

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Can Tho leads Delta in foreign investments

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The southern city of Can Tho leads the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta in attracting both domestic and foreign investments.

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