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All but one Mekong Delta province infected with African swine fever

Long An is the latest African swine fever victim, leaving Ben Tre as the only Mekong Delta locality untouched by the incurable disease.

Dolphin species thought extinct in Vietnam caught in Mekong Delta

An Irrawaddy dolphin, not seen in decades in Vietnam, was caught by a fisherman in the southern province of Ben Tre on Wednesday.

​5 destinations for Lunar New Year holiday in southern Vietnam

They boast wonderful landscapes, flowers, wild birds and religious destinations.
January 08, 2019 | 12:03 pm GMT+7

Ben Tre farmers dig up clams for extra cash

The short-necked clam cannot be farmed, so limits are placed on how many kilos a person can dig up a day.
December 12, 2018 | 11:47 am GMT+7

$38.3 mln coastal canal planned in Mekong Delta to check salinization

Construction of a coastal canal has been approved by the Ben Tre Province lawmakers to combat salinization and facilitate evacuation during disasters.
November 10, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese women join slingshot vigilantes to fight sand thieves

Three women are in the forefront as slingshot wielding teams patrol the Tien River and fight dangerous sand thieves.
August 06, 2018 | 10:30 am GMT+7

300kg war bomb found in Vietnamese pond

It's been three weeks and the family is still waiting for officials to bring it away.
April 26, 2018 | 04:02 pm GMT+7

Millions of snails invade southern Vietnamese beach

Aside from the incredible sight, these snails create a natural breakwater that protects the coast from erosion.
April 02, 2018 | 12:56 pm GMT+7

All aboard: Express river buses set sail from Saigon

Cruise the Saigon River and head for the beach or countryside in style.
January 30, 2018 | 04:12 pm 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

Coconut candy - the edible chewing gum

Palm sugar and coconut combine in one of Vietnam's most famous bonbons.
October 18, 2016 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

The fabulous destiny of a buffalo with third horn

Unlike a normal buffalo, whose main job is to toil away in the field, the buffalo with three horns has led a leisure life as a pet with a nanny particularly hired to take care of him - something an average kid can only dream of.
April 06, 2016 | 05:07 pm GMT+7
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