After facing severely public objection, Cai Lay BOT tollbooth has halted operation since August 14 to wait for decision from the Ministry of Transport (Photo: SGGP)

Public disagree with toll cut of controversial BOT tollbooth

The Ministry of Transport, the People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang and investors yesterday met and agreed to cut down tolls for all vehicles through controversial Cai Lay BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) tollbooth.
5cm tumor removed from female’s brain

5cm tumor removed from female’s brain

A team of surgeons Neurosurgery Department of the Xuyen A (Trans-Asia) General Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City’s Cu Chi District March 8 performed a surgery to remove the tumor from 53-year-old woman from the Mekong delta province of Tien Giang Province.
Viet Nam announces plan to boost Mekong tourism

Viet Nam announces plan to boost Mekong tourism

Can Tho City and Phu Quoc Island will be developed into Mekong Delta tourism centres over the next five years, while My Tho City in Tien Giang province will be made a tourism hub for the region’s eastern tourism zone.
My Tho city becomes first-grade urban area

My Tho city becomes first-grade urban area

The Prime Minister has just decided recognizing My Tho city of Tien Giang province, Tam Ky city of Quang Nam and Tra Vinh town of Tra Vinh province as the first-grade urban area and the second- grade urban areas respectively.
Goats, new rice promote Delta resilience

Goats, new rice promote Delta resilience

Le Thi Trang, 48, a farmer in Ba Tien 1 Village in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta's Tien Giang Province, dreams of the day her family has a house without a leaky roof.Trang's dream is now coming true because she is now the owner of a thriving herd of 11 goats.

12-grader from Tien Giang province wins Olympia contest

Nguyen Trong Nhan, a twelve-grade student of Tien Giang Specialized High School in the Mekong delta province of Tien Giang, won the Olympia prize worth US$35,000 in the final round, on August 3.
Final round of Prudential Essay Writing Contest in Tien Giang Province

Final round of Prudential Essay Writing Contest in Tien Giang Province

Thirteen teams from provinces in the Mekong Delta comprising of 78 junior high school students who won prizes in the provincial contests have gathered in Tien Giang Province to participate in the regional final round of the ‘Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing Contest’ to take place on Saturday.
High risk of Bird Flu spreading from Tien Giang Province

High risk of Bird Flu spreading from Tien Giang Province

Bird flu has once again reoccurred in Tien Giang Province in the Mekong Delta, killing 100 poultry and 3,800 quails, according to the Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.