Riverbank erosion forces evacuations

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

The erosion of the Tien River bank in Thanh Binh district forced the local government to evacuate 1,258 families.

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Mekong focuses on sustainable rice development

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Mekong focuses on sustainable rice development

The Mekong Delta plans to promote large-scale paddy fields on 1.2 million hectares with a specific focus on commercial value and quality for exports, according to the Southwest Region Steering Committee.

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Landslide bulldozes riverbank

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Strong floods have washed out 400 sq.m. of land along the bank of the Tien River in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap's Long Thuan island commune's An Hoa Village.

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Over VND44 trillion needed for flood control in delta

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VietnamNet English 2 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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Water levels surge in upper Mekong

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Water levels in the upper section of the Mekong River have been rising quickly, breaching or close to alarm levels in some places, according to the National Hydrometeorological Forecast Centre.

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Firm told to pay out for landslide damage

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Vinh Long Building Materials Joint-Stock Company was told on Tuesday to compensate four households for causing landslides that damaged their fish breeding cages.

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Upstream floodwater rises in Mekong Delta

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SaiGon GP English 2 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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Swept away

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

A stretch of the Tien River bank that collapsed in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap. The stretch is about 100 metres in length and over 25 metres in depth.

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Irrigation facilities benefit rice growers in Mekong Delta

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VietnamPlus English 8 month(s) ago

Irrigation facilities have helped increase the area of rice in the Mekong Delta region from 3.4 million hectares in 1997 to 4.2 million hectares in 2013, according to the Steering Committee for the Southwestern region.

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Trial against illegal sand exploiters delayed

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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago

The Dong Thap Province's People's Court yesterday delayed the trial on the illegal exploitation of sand from the Tien River in Hong Ngu District due to an insufficient number of witnesses.

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Sa Dec Flower Village

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

Sa Dec Flower Village

For over 100 years, Sa Dec Flower Village located near the Tien River has been well known as the land of thousands of varieties of exotic flowers and strange plants.

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Australia awards $116,000 in grants for development programs in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 10 month(s) ago

Australia awards $116,000 in grants for development programs in Vietnam

Consul General John McAnulty (9th from left) and representatives of the agencies receiving Australian government aid. Photo courtesy of the Australian Consulate-General.

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Woman catches $7,500 giant carp from Mekong River

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Woman catches $7,500 giant carp from Mekong River

VietNamNet Bridge – A woman in the southern province of Tra Vinh on Monday, December 30, caught a giant carp of nearly 120kg, 1.2m long in the Tien River.

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$3.6 billion to build HCM City - Can Tho railroad

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VietnamNet English 12 month(s) ago 2 related news

$3.6 billion to build HCM City - Can Tho railroad

VietNamNet Bridge – A memorandum of understanding on the construction of the 134 km HCM City - Can Tho railway with a total capital of $3.6 billion was signed Tuesday, November 12, after six years of research.

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Sa Dec city to diversify flower industry

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VietnamPlus English 12 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap plans to expand the flower village in Sa Dec city by growing ornamental trees and flowers on a large scale.

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