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In Vietnam's Mekong Delta, when there's no bridge, make a pulley instead

When the market is too far away, groceries are just one pull away. 

Vietnam's key rice crop output falls more than expected on saltwater, rain

With lower output and renewed overseas interest, prices are hovering at around their highest in a year.
May 29, 2017 | 04:41 pm GMT+7

Fearing further erosion, Vietnam’s Mekong Delta residents fight sand exploitation

Locals are in uproar after An Giang announced sand dredging plans to save one commune from sliding into the river at the expense of another.
May 28, 2017 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

New hydropower plants spell disaster for Vietnam's Mekong Delta

The future of over 20 million Mekong residents is at stake. 
May 21, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Second province in southern Vietnam declares emergency over erosion

Hundreds of homes in the Mekong Delta are on the verge of collapse as the region continues to see its river banks eroded. 
April 30, 2017 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Erosion sinks its teeth into Vietnam's Mekong Delta

The devastating mudslide last week may be a sign of things to come.
April 26, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Mekong Delta residents trembling after river swallows houses

Erosion is ever-increasingly 'deforming' Vietnam's rice basket.
April 25, 2017 | 03:36 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese PM orders rice revolution to raise quality of production

Falling rice exports have prompted the government to rethink its strategy.
April 05, 2017 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Ride your bicycle on a Vietnamese 'monkey bridge', if you dare

And yes, you're going to get wet.
April 05, 2017 | 11:27 am GMT+7

Vietnam tries to keep its head above water as scientists warn of sinking Mekong Delta

By 2100, half of the Mekong Delta could be swamped by rising sea levels.
March 31, 2017 | 06:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Q1 rice exports down but Chinese appetite set to grow

'China has a major impact on Vietnam's rice exports because when China starts making inquiries, prices rise and other buyers turn away from Vietnam.'
March 30, 2017 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnam rescues 3 missing Indonesians from runaway barge

The barge broke loose from the tugboat that was pulling it from Cambodia to Thailand.
March 05, 2017 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Vietnam reports 212 Zika cases

A pregnant woman in the Mekong Delta has been confirmed among the new infections.
January 13, 2017 | 11:49 am GMT+7

Watch a very unusual Vietnamese fishing technique, featuring a cute duckling

Mekong Delta fishermen say, despite the suspense, the little ducks are not hurt.
January 03, 2017 | 02:30 pm GMT+7