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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.

Sugar mill polluter in chief of Mekong Delta river

Authorities in Hau Giang Province have identified a sugar mill as the culprit responsible for polluting a river so ...

Sand mining 'mafias' destroying environment, livelihoods: UN

Sand mining is eroding the world's river deltas and coastlines, damaging the environment and hurting livelihoods from Cambodia to Colombia.
May 07, 2019 | 04:04 pm GMT+7

Polluted Mekong Delta river turns black, kills seafood

Pollution of the Cai Lon River flowing through Hau Giang Province has turned the water pitch black and killed fish at many farms.
May 05, 2019 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Man arrested for molesting seven-year-olds in child’s school

A man has been arrested in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang for allegedly molesting six seven-year-old girls at a primary school.
May 03, 2019 | 10:48 am GMT+7

Asia Rice: Vietnam rates gain on fears Mekong water woes may hurt crops

Rice export prices in Vietnam rose for the first time in six weeks as domestic buying picked up and fears of water scarcity in the country’s rice bowl grew.
April 26, 2019 | 08:58 am GMT+7

Drought, saltwater intrusion double whammy for Mekong delta farmers

Due to a prolonged drought, seawater has intruded deep into rivers in the Mekong Delta, leaving thousands of households facing a water shortage.
April 21, 2019 | 08:42 pm GMT+7

$108-mln wind power plant construction starts in southern Vietnam

Construction of an offshore wind power plant began Monday in the southern coastal province of Bac Lieu.
April 16, 2019 | 11:06 am GMT+7

Come April, and Vietnam’s Mekong Delta sparkles in pink

April is the time that pink shower trees bloom in the Mekong Delta provinces like An Giang and Dong Thap.
April 13, 2019 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

The grass is greener when it becomes a straw

A Vietnamese youth is making biodegradable straws with grass that grows wild in the Mekong Delta.
March 09, 2019 | 08:25 am GMT+7

AirAsia unveils plans to begin international flights to Vietnam city

AirAsia will start flying from Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok to Can Tho in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta in the next few months.
February 22, 2019 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

1991 Mekong Delta Tet flower market blooms afresh

A 1991 photo of a Tet flower market in Can Tho became instantly popular Tuesday on National Geographic’s Instagram account.
February 14, 2019 | 10:02 am GMT+7

Kite show brings colors to Vietnam’s southern sky

Hundreds of people came to enjoy a kite show in the southern Long An Province last Sunday.
February 13, 2019 | 03:15 pm GMT+7

Kite festival in southern Vietnam

More than 100 kites in a range of shapes, sizes and patterns soared through the sky in Long An Province last Sunday.
February 13, 2019 | 10:13 am GMT+7

Vietnam village makes some extra dough during Lunar New Year

For decades milling rice has been a major vocation in Sa Dec, and the craft is now a tourist attraction.
February 08, 2019 | 11:12 am GMT+7
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