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Boating through a flooded forest in southern Vietnam

Immerse yourself in greenery on a trip to An Giang Province.

How climate change, hydropower dams are killing the Mekong Delta

Vietnam is trying to hold back climate change effects before they could take away the entire Mekong Delta.

Vietnamese PM makes $1 billion pledge to tackle climate change in Mekong Delta

The Prime Minister promises to take the best measures to make the Mekong Delta 'remain a rich part of Vietnam.'
September 27, 2017 | 02:49 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta may be wiped out in 100 years

Officials have warned of a bleak future for the country's rice basket.
September 26, 2017 | 06:12 pm GMT+7

Days of thunder: Bull racing in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

Bull racing for real, not the Red Bull sponsored one.
September 22, 2017 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

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.
September 16, 2017 | 10:16 am GMT+7

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 are building fortunes from the small crustaceans.
August 09, 2017 | 12:09 pm GMT+7

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