Proposed dam to poses more threat to Vietnam’s Mekong Delta: conference

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

The environment and lives of dozens of millions of people living in the Lower Mekong Basin are being threatened as the Mekong River is expected to see yet another hydropower dam construction, experts said at an international conference on Friday.

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China's Silk Road push in Thailand may founder on Mekong River row

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

China's plan to blast open more of the Mekong River for bigger cargo ships could founder on a remote outcrop of half-submerged rocks that Thai protesters have vowed to protect against Beijing's economic expansion in Southeast Asia.

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Mekong Delta faces erosion threat

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

The Mekong Delta may lose half of its land to erosion because of rampant sand exploitation.

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Miss Ocean Vietnam 2017 launched in HCM City

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Women from across the country have been invited to take part in Miss Ocean Vietnam 2017, an event to encourage environmental protection.

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Prime Minister requires Mekong river silt report

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has required relevant ministries to report on danger of lacking silt in Mekong River.

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PM calls for overhaul of VN rice sector

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

It’s time to overhaul Vietnam’s rice production given that the staple plays an irreplaceable role in the country’s agriculture, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said yesterday, adding that the rice sector needs to pay more attention to the domestic market of nearly 100 million people to prevent domination by imported rice.

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Deputy PM calls for completion of Trung Luong–My Thuan expressway project by 2019

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has called for joint efforts from relevant ministries, sectors and local authorities to mobilise all available resources to speed up the progress of the Trung Luong–My Thuan expressway project and finish it by 2019, one year ahead of schedule.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News -- February 22

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Check out what is in the news today, February 22

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Proposed hydropower plant in Laos to affect lower Mekong River in Vietnam

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Laos is making hectic preparations for the building of one more hydropower dam – Pak Beng – on the Mekong river section which runs through Oudomxay province, despite strong warnings about the influence on the lower course, especially in Vietnam’s Mekong River Delta.

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Mekong countries vow to strengthen law enforcement cooperation

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Senior officials from six countries along the Mekong River have vowed to strengthen law enforcement and security cooperation, source from Vietnamnews.

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VN, Laos asked to supervise impacts of Mekong mainstream dams

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Báo điện tử CP English 5 month(s) ago

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested Viet Nam and Laos should cooperate in monitoring and supervising real impacts of the hydroelectric dams on the Mekong river to ensure the common benefits of all.

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MLC focuses on management cooperation & efficiency use of Mekong River's water resource

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

The second Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Foreign Ministers' Meeting (MLC) was successfully closed after the two- working days in Cambodian city of Siem Reap.

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Developing tourism in the Mekong River Delta region

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago

The Prime Minister has approved the overall planning and a master plan for developing tourism in the Mekong River Delta region until 2020 with a vision extending to 2030.

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Mekong should focus development of five national tourist sites: PM

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago

The Vietnamese Prime Minister has just approved a subregional development plan for the Mekong River Delta by 2020 with a vision towards 2030.
Cai Rang Floating Market in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is one of attractive destination for tourists.

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UNICEF supports Vietnam improve sanitary conditions

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) signed a co-operation agreement on November 8 in Hanoi to implement a project on clean water and sanitation for children and families affected by drought and salt intrusion in Vietnam.

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