Number of visitors to Mekong Delta provinces sharply increases

Number of visitors to Mekong Delta provinces sharply increases

The People’s Committee of Kien Giang Province said that since the beginning of this year the province has held several events to advertise tourism, promote investment and carry out tourism projects in order to attract more tourists to the province.
Tidal waters submerged a street in HCMC at the end of September (Photo: SGGP)

Southern region about to experience large high tide

The National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center forecast that from October 25-31 the Southern region will experience a very large high tide with its peak forecast to exceed the record high level early this month.


Landslide has been complicated in the Mekong Delta (Photo: SGGP)

Natural disasters bring about US$13.55 million damage in Southern Vietnam

Natural disasters caused 16 people dead and missing, injured 54, damaged and inundated 17,713 houses, devastated 21,355 hectares of rice and 1,342 hectares of fruit trees, killed 117,675 fowl and ruined 80 fishing boats with the total damage of VND315 billion (US$13.55 million) in the Southern region during the first nine months of 2019.


H1N1 influenza patient saved by ECMO technique in Mekong delta

H1N1 influenza patient saved by ECMO technique in Mekong delta

The General Hospital in the Mekong delta province of Soc Trang yesterday announced physicians have saved a H1N1 influenza man by using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a therapeutic option for severe acute respiratory distress (ARDS).
The high tide affects to people's lives (Photo:Tuan Quang)

Mekong Delta tackles with high tides

The Mekong Delta has braced for serious floods and dyke incidents following the recent days of the record- breaking tides. 
Processing shrimps for export in the Mekong Delta. (Photo: SGGP)

Seafood export rushes to achieve target

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development set seafood export target at US$10 billion for this year, but after the first eight months of this year, seafood exports merely reached $5.4 billion, down 2.6 percent over the same period last year. Therefore, from now until the end of this year, authorities and enterprises must promote seafood export in order to achieve the target.