Mekong Delta short of freshwater as authorities lack funds

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Mekong Delta short of freshwater as authorities lack funds

VietNamNet Bridge – A number of projects to supply freshwater to Mekong Delta (Cuu Long River Delta) provinces are still on paper as local authorities lack sufficient capital to implement them.

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$1.7 billion required for Mekong Delta water supply project

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

$1.7 billion required for Mekong Delta water supply project

The interprovincial water supply system project across Mekong Delta is predicted to cost 1.67 billion USD, according to a workshop on the project report held in Can Tho city on January 28.

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1.7 billion USD required for Mekong Delta water supply project

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The interprovincial water supply system project across Mekong Delta is predicted to cost 1.67 billion USD, according to a workshop on the project report held in Can Tho city on January 28.

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Local firm to supply steel structures for suspension bridge

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Thanh Long Joint Stock Company will become the first local firm to supply large-sized steel structures for a cable suspension bridge project in Vietnam since the work had been procured mainly by Chinese and Japanese producers.

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Can Tho to house Mekong delta’s largest sea port

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Can Tho to house Mekong delta’s largest sea port

Can Tho city is concentrating on constructing Cai Cui seaport, the largest-ever in the Mekong Delta, which is able to handle ships weighing up to 20,000 tonnes once completed.

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Can Tho to house Mekong delta’s largest sea port

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

Can Tho to house Mekong delta’s largest sea port

Can Tho city is concentrating on constructing Cai Cui seaport, the largest-ever in the Mekong Delta, which is able to handle ships weighing up to 20,000 tonnes once completed.

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Fresh water shortage looms large in delta

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Fresh water shortage looms large in delta

The Mekong Delta will face a severe lack of fresh water in the coming years due to fast population growth and increasing saltwater intrusion in the region, experts have warned.

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Water supplies in need of protection

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Water utilities in Viet Nam, particularly in the Mekong Delta, must take pro-active action to safeguard the sustainability of future public water-supply services, as climate change is affecting water production, experts said at an international seminar held in Can Tho this week.

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Over VND44 trillion needed for flood control in delta

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

Over VND44 trillion needed for flood control in delta

VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta region will need around VND44.55 trillion to control floods, adapt to climate change and cushion the impact of rising sea levels on agricultural production, infrastructure and local communities.

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Upstream floodwater rises in Mekong Delta

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago

Currently, the flood level in the area of the middle and upper stream of the Mekong Delta has increased rapidly due to rising upstream floodwater, reported the National Meteorology Hydrology Forecast Center on August 5.

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Climate infrastructure needed

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Climate infrastructure needed

VietNamNet Bridge – Mega-cities and big cities have endured dangerous impact from climate change, but small- and medium-sized towns will suffer the most, according to experts.

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Green infrastructure for small and medium sized cities discussed

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

Mega-cities and big cities have endured dangerous impact from climate change, but small- and medium-sized towns will suffer the most, according to experts.

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Climate infrastructure needed

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

Climate infrastructure needed

Mega-cities and big cities have endured dangerous impact from climate change, but small- and medium-sized towns will suffer the most, according to experts.

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Can Tho IZs: at the heart of the delta

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Báo Đầu Tư English 9 month(s) ago

Can Tho city is situated at the heart of the Mekong Delta about 170km northeast of Ho Chi Minh City and 60-120km from other major cities in the delta region, playing an important role in both domestic and international freight forwarding.

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Hau River dredging resumes after 2 years

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Hau River dredging resumes after 2 years

VietNamNet Bridge – Following a two-year delay due to financial difficulties, work to dredge and deepen the Hau River in the Mekong Delta has resumed after the National Assembly approved a VND6 trillion (US$300 million) Government bond issue to fund it.

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