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Ca Mau to open sea route to Nam Du Archipelago, Phu Quoc Island

Ca Mau to open sea route to Nam Du Archipelago, Phu Quoc Island

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.

Nuts for bananas: a snack of youth

Nuts for bananas: a snack of youth

To many Mekong Delta locals, grilled banana dipped in coconut milk represents a vessel of delightful childhood memories.

Kien Giang serves nearly 1.8 million tourists in four months

Kien Giang serves nearly 1.8 million tourists in four months

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.

Shrimp industry confident of reaching 2020 export target: Minister

Shrimp industry confident of reaching 2020 export target: Minister

Vietnam’s brackish-water shrimp industry is confident of achieving its export target of more than US$3.5 billion this year despite the host of difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong said.

Rice exports to China continue to skyrocket

Rice exports to China continue to skyrocket

VOV.VN - Rice exports to China skyrocketed throughout March as their export value experiencing a four-fold increase in comparison with the same period from last year, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority.

Wanderlust suggests 12 top activities when visiting Vietnam

Wanderlust suggests 12 top activities when visiting Vietnam

VOV.VN - Prestigious UK travel website wanderlust.co.uk has devised a list of the 12 best things to do during a visit to Vietnam, with their suggestions featuring exciting activities such as lighting a lantern when visiting Hoi An and finding romance at Sapa’s famed love market.

Khmer people in Soc Trang celebrate Chol Chnam Thmay

Khmer people in Soc Trang celebrate Chol Chnam Thmay

Khmer people in the south and the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang in particular are celebrating their traditional New Year festival Chol Chnam Thmay which falls on April 13-16 this year more quietly due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

Mekong Delta provinces get help to cope with drought

Mekong Delta provinces get help to cope with drought

An aid package of VND530 billion (over US$22.7 million) has been approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to help eight provinces in the Mekong Delta deal with drought, water scarcity and saltwater intrusion, which have been taking a heavy toll on the agricultural production hub of Vietnam.

Saline intrusion in Mekong Delta likely to linger on

Saline intrusion in Mekong Delta likely to linger on

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.