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Experience the wonders of the West...in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

It's not Paris, London or New York, it's a commune in Long An Province.

Rice to riches: Vietnam's shrimp farmers fish for fortunes

Vietnam's rice basket is now also home to a multi-billion-dollar shrimp industry and burgeoning numbers of farmers ...

The great escape from Saigon to four Mekong havens

Just a four-hour drive will land you in a jungle paradise.
July 23, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

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. 
July 23, 2017 | 09:48 am GMT+7

Severe weather conditions becoming a norm for Vietnam and other Asian countries

What happens when you heat the planet up?
July 15, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

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