Foreign investors have shown considerable interest in developing wind power in Vietnam.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will boost mutually-beneficial cooperation with Laos in mechanical engineering, handicraft, apparel and services in the near future, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Truong Quang Hoai Nam.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong pointed to a range of bottlenecks hindering agricultural restructuring at a debate of the 14th National Assembly’s second meeting in Hanoi on November 2.
The effects of this year’s severe drought on agriculture in the economically vital Mekong Delta will be felt for months, if not years, to come, say environmentalists and United Nations experts.
Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh are entering the mud crab harvest for Tet (Lunar New Year) and earning a high profit of 30 - 35 million VND (1,300 - 1,500 USD) per hectare as demand is high for the coming holiday, which falls on January 25.
The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang is working hard to improve its investment environment with the aim of attracting at least eight projects with total capital expected to stand at 80 million USD in 2020.
More than half of the Mekong Delta will disappear under sea level in the next two generations if no action is taken now, research has found.
New highways in the Mekong Delta region have met transport demand, but have failed to meet the socio-economic potential of the area, experts have said.
The Southeast region and the Mekong Delta have mobilized over 932 trillion VND (40 billion USD) to build new-style rural areas in 2010-2019.
Authorities of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and Japan’s Wakayama prefecture discussed multi-faceted cooperation prospects during their working session in Can Tho on September 10.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed competent agencies to promptly create regional coordination institutions and a sustainable development mechanism in the Mekong Delta.
The Mekong Delta, the country’s rice granary, will see summer – autumn rice output increase by 150,000 tonnes this year, the Plant Cultivation Department has estimated.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 29 asked the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang to ensure environmental quality from water resources to land and air, not destroying natural landscape because of short-term vision.
A government report shows that Vietnam’s Sustainable Development Goal Index rose three places compared to last year, and 34 places compared to 2016. The rise in ranking is the result of greater efforts by all provinces and cities, particularly the Mekong Delta provinces.
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh has spent over 62 billion VND (2.66 million USD) to boost the socio-economic development among the Khmer community, according to the provincial Committee of Ethnic Affairs.
The Cai Rang floating market in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will host a Culture and Tourism Festival from July 6-8.
PSNews – The 32rd Mekong Delta Music Festival 2019 hosted by the Vietnam Musician Association will take place from June 27 to 30 at the Cultural Center of Ca Mau City, Ca Mau Province.
PSNews – Vam Cong Bridge, which links up Mekong Delta provinces and facilitates the traffic between the Mekong Delta and Ho Chi Minh City, has been officially open to traffic.
PSNews - During five days of the 8th Southern Traditional Cake Festival in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, over 600,000 visitors spent their time to enjoy good food and other unique art performances.
Around 100 policies and documents related to ethnic minority groups in the Mekong Delta have been implemented to develop essential infrastructure and production, reduce poverty and improve the living standards of local residents.