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Mekong Delta faces a bleaker future than people realize

A combination of negative developments has put at serious risk the viability of Vietnam's rice bowl as also the source of most of its seafood exports.

Mekong delta provinces want more funds to tackle erosion

Ca Mau and Kien Giang Provinces seek greater government assistance for building embankments and planting ...

Land erosion a man made disaster in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

While several factors are responsible, rampant sand mining, overexploitation of groundwater and upstream dams are compounding the problem.
June 20, 2018 | 11:08 am GMT+7

Mekong Delta land erosion set to worsen, residents warned

Upstream projects on the Mekong River have made a bad problem much worse, experts say.
June 19, 2018 | 05:26 pm GMT+7

Smuggled sugar a bitter blow for domestic mills in Vietnam

Factories in Vietnam unable to compete against sugar smuggled from Thailand in large quantities, industry insiders say.
June 18, 2018 | 09:11 am GMT+7

Dammed, doomed: the Mekong Delta story

People await life-giving floods to return the delta to its former glory. The wait is futile.
June 18, 2018 | 07:42 am GMT+7

Why some places in Vietnam have become leading haunts

A brief look at six must visit places listed by recent Rough Guides video.
June 17, 2018 | 02:30 pm GMT+7

Households evacuated in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta amid rising erosion risk

Just five days earlier, land erosion in Ca Mau Province sank three houses and badly damaged another.
June 17, 2018 | 01:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Mekong neighbors urged to lean less on China

Thailand pushes for five riparian countries to set up infrastructure fund for mutual benefit.
June 07, 2018 | 11:33 am GMT+7

That sinking feeling again: Erosion exacts more toll in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

Sea erosion reduces nearly 50 houses to rubble.
May 31, 2018 | 12:54 pm GMT+7

Erosion swallows five houses in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

This riverside area in Can Tho City has been eroded thrice in the past month.
May 21, 2018 | 05:20 pm GMT+7

One year on since houses swallowed by erosion in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

Residents are still trying to recover from their loss.
April 24, 2018 | 11:59 am GMT+7

When the Mekong is no longer 'the mighty'

Hydropower projects are threatening Vietnam's Mekong delta, but farmers who make their livelihoods there know little about it.
April 16, 2018 | 08:21 am GMT+7

Not a drop to waste: Mekong Delta farmers battle to save water

Farming has become much harder in Vietnam's rice basket, one of the world's major victims of climate change.
March 27, 2018 | 05:07 pm GMT+7

Mekong Delta entrepreneurs tap into fresh water business as salinization takes over

Ben Tre Province, the front line of saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta, is asking for $2.6m to fight salinization.
March 16, 2018 | 08:08 am GMT+7
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