Delta farmers switch to drought-resistant crops

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Delta farmers switch to drought-resistant crops

Many farmers in the Mekong Delta provinces have switched from growing rice to drought-resistant crops to cope with the region’s worst drought in 100 years.

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Three died from gas asphyxiation in southern Vietnam

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Three died from gas asphyxiation in southern Vietnam

Three people in the southern Vietnamese province of Ca Mau have died from gas asphyxiation, with seven others hospitalized when trying to save them.

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Vietnam's seafood exports set to grow 6.3 percent this year after sharp fall

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Vietnam's seafood exports set to grow 6.3 percent this year after sharp fall

New free trade deals with EU and Asian markets are expected to increase Vietnam’s seafood exports to more than US$7 billion this year, a trade group said.

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3 killed in suspected biogas leak in southern Vietnam

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3 killed in suspected biogas leak in southern Vietnam

At least three people were killed and five others were hospitalized after a biogas tank leaked in Ca Mau Province on Saturday.

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Some sugar plants close down due to lack of materials

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Some sugar plants close down due to lack of materials

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development yesterday said that 39 out of 41 sugar manufacturers have produced 802,580 tons of sugar.

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Eight provinces in Vietnam declared as natural disaster areas

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Eight provinces in Vietnam declared as natural disaster areas

VietNamNet Bridge – The eight provinces in the southern region of Vietnam, including Ben Tre, Kien Giang, Long An, Tien Giang, Soc Trang, Ca Mau, Vinh Long, and Tra Vinh have been declared areas faced with natural disaster (drought and salinity).

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Mekong Delta battles salt water intrusion

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Mekong Delta battles salt water intrusion

Salt water intrusion and drought in the early period of the dry season is already having dire consequences for the economy and people's lives in the Mekong Delta.

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Around 155,000 residents in Mekong delta lack fresh water

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Around 155,000 residents in Mekong delta lack fresh water

Salinity effected coastal provinces in the Mekong delta such as Ca Mau, Kien Giang, Ben Tre, Tra Vinh, Hau Giang, Long An, Tien Giang, and Bac Lieu. Currently, around 155,000 households comprising of 575,000 inhabitants lack fresh water.

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U Minh Ha forest faces fire threat as drought continues

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U Minh Ha forest faces fire threat as drought continues

More than 43,000ha of cajuput trees in Ca Mau province's U Minh Ha forest, the country's largest cajuput forest, face the threat of forest fires as prolonged drought has caused water levels to decline rapidly.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 29

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 29

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4-year-old boy bitten by crocodile at family farm

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4-year-old boy bitten by crocodile at family farm

Doctors in southern Vietnam on Tuesday said a four-year-old boy attacked by a crocodile in the weekend is stable after two days of treatment.

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MARD gives financial support to drought, salinity recovery

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MARD gives financial support to drought, salinity recovery

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) will provide financial support for localities in the Mekong Delta regions which have been affected by acute drought and salt intrusion.

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Ca Mau: cajuput forest faces high risk of fires

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Ca Mau: cajuput forest faces high risk of fires

A multitude of areas of cajuput forest in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau are at high risk of catching fire, posing a range of challenges for firefighting work in the locality.

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Damaged weather covers from Ninh Thuan to Ca Mau

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Damaged weather covers from Ninh Thuan to Ca Mau

Current, offshore of territorial water from Ninh Thuan to Ca Mau provinces has been threatened by damaged weather with northeast monsoon of level 6- 8, 2- 4 meters, big waves and sea rough because of the influence of ongoing cold front, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.
Damaged weather covers offshore of territorial water from Ninh Thuan to Ca Mau provinces. (Photo:SGGP)

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Fermented bee larvae: a gift of the Mekong Delta’s cajuput forest

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Fermented bee larvae: a gift of the Mekong Delta’s cajuput forest

Cajuput trees blooms in November, feeding large numbers of honey bees in the Mekong Delta’s U Minh Forest. As local hunters plunder the hives of honey, they often grab a few larvae to eat as a prized source of protein. Traditionally, the larvae are gifted to relatives and friends during Tet (Lunar New Year Festival) in Ca Mau Province.

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