New Zealand students gain Vietnam insights

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A collective cheer went up from the young students as a large school of fish surfaced in a pond in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, rushing to eat the feed scattered by a farm worker.

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Home cheap home: Vietnam architect's quest for low-cost housing

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 hour(s) ago 1 related news

Vo Van Duong's bamboo and coconut leaf house looks much like others deep in Vietnam's Mekong Delta.

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Home cheap home: Vietnam architect's quest for low-cost housing

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Home cheap home: Vietnam architect's quest for low-cost housing

Vo Van Duong's bamboo and coconut leaf house looks much like others deep in Vietnam's Mekong Delta. But unlike them, his seemingly simple abode is designed to withstand typhoons, flooding and earthquakes -- and at a cost of less than $4,000 could herald a new wave of cheap, sustainable housing.

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Deputy PM attends key World Economic Forum sessions

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Deputy PM attends key World Economic Forum sessions

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh delivered remarks at several key sessions during the ongoing annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on January 23 (local time).

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Tien Giang to become socio-economically developed province in Mekong Delta

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Tien Giang to become socio-economically developed province in Mekong Delta

VGP - Tien Giang province will become a socio-economically developed locality and a transportation and tourism service destination in the Mekong Delta, and a development hub of the southern key economic region.

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ADB funds upgrades to education, infrastructure

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Viet Nam and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed two loan agreements totaling US$165 million yesterday, one for improving lower secondary education of ethnic minorities in the country's poorest regions and the other for additional financing to scale up rural infrastructure investments in the central region.

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Mekong Delta city aspires to thrive as tourist hub, flower exporter

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Mekong Delta city aspires to thrive as tourist hub, flower exporter

A long-standing flower city in a Mekong Delta province is aspiring to become one of the delta region’s spearhead tourist cities and a major flower exporter.

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Poor southerners to enjoy happy Tet holiday

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More than 12 billion VND (570,000 USD) is expected to be raised during a programme entitled “Xuan yeu thuong” (the beloved Spring) scheduled for February 10 in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to help local needy soldiers and poor households enjoy a warm and happy Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

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Poor southerners to enjoy happy Tet holiday

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More than 12 billion VND (570,000 USD) is expected to be raised during a programme entitled “Xuan yeu thuong” (the beloved Spring) scheduled for February 10 in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to help local needy soldiers and poor households enjoy a warm and happy Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

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Mekong tackles climate change

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The Government of Viet Nam plans to use sea dykes, trees and a freshwater reservoir to minimise the damage caused by landslides and land erosion in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang.

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Can Tho to accelerate modern rural area development

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VietnamPlus English 4 day(s) ago

The Mekong Delta City of Can Tho targets to have five additional communes meet all 19 criteria of the national “new-style rural area” building programme in 2015.

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Photos featuring Party history on display

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Photos featuring Party history on display

A photo exhibition on the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and its development over the past 85 years kicked off in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on January 21.

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Mekong Delta: policy loans help 230,000 households rid of poverty

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VietnamPlus English 5 day(s) ago

The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) have provided preferential loans for 1.4 million poor and near-poor households and policy beneficiaries in the Mekong Delta region between 2011-2014.

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Mekong in need of irrigation funding

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

Mekong Delta will mobilise VND171.7 trillion (US$8.1 billion) to build the region's irrigation system until 2050 to adapt to climate change and sea level rises.

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Over 170 trillion VND needed to build Mekong Delta irrigational system

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The Mekong Delta region needs over 170 trillion VND (8.1 billion USD) to complete its water resource system in line with the proposed plan by 2050.

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