VOV.VN - Approximately 200 houses in the provinces of Hau Giang and Kien Giang have collapsed or been unroofed as a result of heavy rain and thunderstorms caused by the south-west monsoon and storm Sinlaku in the north.
Bamboo Airways has said it plans to set up new air routes from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to Con Dao from August 18.
VOV.VN - Located in Kien Hai district in the southern province of Kien Giang, Nam Du archipelago has emerged as an increasingly popular attraction among visitors due to the area’s tranquil and peaceful scenery, in addition to its array of local fresh seafood.
The first round of the National Billiards and Snooker Tournament 2020 kicked off in Rach Gia city in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on June 11.
VOV.VN - As one of the nation’s most popular tourist destinations, Phu Quoc island in the southern province of Kien Giang is being considered as a destination to trial a pilot scheme as the country plots a roadmap to reopen for international tourists with the stunning island being home to many unmissable tourism destinations.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will open two new routes this month connecting Vinh city in the central province of Nghe An with Phu Quoc Island in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang and Nha Trang city in central Khanh Hoa province.
Authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau have been given the green light to open a sea route connecting it with Nam Du archipelago and Phu Quoc island district - two popular tourist destinations belonging to nearby Kien Giang province.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang welcomed nearly 1.8 million vistors in the first four months of 2020, down 40.1% year-on-year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Tourism Bui Quoc Thai.
Saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta will likely remain at a high level until the end of April or early May, before gradually declining, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
In spite of challenges caused by saline intrusion and COVID-19, rice cultivation in the Mekong Delta must ensure domestic supply and take opportunities for export, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh.
All forests south of the Hau River in the Mekong Delta have been facing the threat of fire since the middle of this month, and any fire would spread very quickly because of the heat and low humidity, local authorities have warned.
Several provinces and cities across the country have temporarily closed tourist sites to prevent the spread of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).
Vietnam's largest island Phu Quoc suspended receiving foreigners, closing all bars and restaurants after a Latvian tested positive for COVID-19 on March 15.
VOV.VN - 18 people in Phu Quoc island district in Kien Giang province who came into close contact with two British tourists traveling on the same flight with the 17th COVID-19 patient remained in stable health condition with their test results being negative for coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).
Phu Quoc, Vietnam's largest island in southern Kien Giang Province, ranked seventh on TripAdvisor's list of 25 emerging travel destinations.
The southern province of Kien Giang estimates to welcome 585,680 in February, a drop of 44.5 percent from the previous month.
The Cuu Long (Mekong) region is seeing a fall in the number of tourist arrival due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta is taking steps to ensure sufficient freshwater supply for household use and agricultural production in areas affected by saltwater intrusion and drought.
The southern province of Kien Giang welcomed almost 820,000 tourists in the first month of 2020, a year-on-year surge of 57 percent, according to the provincial Department of Tourism.
With the introduction of modern musical forms, the folk music of ethnic Khmer in the southern region has encountered multiple problems retaining its popular status.