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Mekong-Lancang foreign ministers convene third meeting in China

Mekong-Lancang foreign ministers convene third meeting in China

The third Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on Mekong – Lancang Cooperation (MLC) took place in Dali, the southwest China’s Yunnan province on December 15, with the attendance of foreign ministers from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, China and Vietnam.

Urgent response discussed for Mekong River

Urgent response discussed for Mekong River

As many as 18 million residents in the Mekong Delta are suffering serious consequences as the Mekong River is drying up due to over exploitation of hydropower plants in upstream countries, delegates heard at a recent conference in the Delta province of An Giang.

Mekong Delta faces big challenges: Climate change, hydropower plants

Mekong Delta faces big challenges: Climate change, hydropower plants

Mekong Delta, the rice granary of Vietnam, is facing three big challenges due to the impact of climate change, unsustainable development and hydropower plants on the Mekong River, according to Nguyen Huu Thien, an independent expert on Mekong Delta ecology.

More than 180,000 graduates unemployed in Q2

More than 180,000 graduates unemployed in Q2

The number of unemployed university graduates grew sharply in the second quarter of 2017, while the country’s unemployment rate declined slightly compared with the previous quarter, according to data of the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs.

PM requests better weather forecasting to mitigate disaster losses

PM requests better weather forecasting to mitigate disaster losses

Vietnam needs to improve the quality of weather forecasting and enhance international co-operation to prepare for natural disasters, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a meeting held in Hanoi on April 17 to review disaster prevention and control in 2016 and lay out tasks for 2017.

Quang Thanh Giang, a passionate musician

Quang Thanh Giang, a passionate musician

VOV.VN - The Mekong River Delta has nurtured young, passionate musicians. Quang Thanh Giang who lives in Can Tho city has an outstanding reputation for songs about his homeland.

Deputy PM calls for G20 support to developing countries

Deputy PM calls for G20 support to developing countries

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has asked G20 members to increase support to developing countries in infrastructure and human resource development, technology transfer and climate change response.

Downstream Mekong River cities boost tourism links

Downstream Mekong River cities boost tourism links

Authorities of the five tourism hubs along the downstream Mekong River area have determined to build transport routes and develop tourism products that connect at least two of the group.