Louisiana has faced epic flooding, with six people killed and thousands evacuated to emergency shelters after waterways in the southern part of the state overflowed their banks, sources from Vietnam News/AFP.
Concerned with the high rate of accidents on waterways, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the People’s Committees of all provinces and cities in the country to carefully check all local hot spots where accidents are likely to take place and remedy the situation immediately.
The HCMC tourism sector has developed a project to exploit short, medium and long-distant routes from the town to Mekong Delta Provinces, Cambodia, neighboring province of Dong Nai and districts in the city.
An ancient street in District 8, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)
The management board for southern waterways under the Ministry of Transport signed a contract yesterday for a project to develop and upgrade the traffic infrastructure in the Mekong Delta region at a total cost of US$312 million.