A paddy field in Chau Thanh District in Tra Vinh Province in the Mekong Delta (Photo: SGGP)

Climate change impacts on agriculture in Mekong Delta

Agriculture is an important sector of Vietnam especially the Mekong Delta, considered as the 'Rice bowl' of Vietnam; however, climate change and drought have made serious impacts on agriculture in the region.
80-year-old villager Phan Thi Nam is taking care of her betel plants (Photo: SGGP)

Vi Thuy residents in Mekong Delta determine to keep betel growing

Recently, due to prolonged heat together with severe impacts of Covid-19 pandemic, betel price has drastically dropped with no traders offering to buy betel. However, dwellers in Vi Thuy village in the Mekong Delta Province of Hau Giang have made every efforts and costs to keep the village’s 50-year tradition of betel growing.
A wind power in the Mekong delta (Photo; H.H)

Electricity consumption in Mekong delta rises

Electricity consumption in the Mekong delta averagely rises by 10.7 percent during 2010-2018, according to a seminar organized by GreenID Company and the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations in the Mekong delta City of Can Tho yesterday.
Children being vaccinated in VNVC Can Tho on November 26 (pHOTO: sggp)

Largest vaccination center opened in Mekong delta

The Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Vietnam Vaccine Corporation (VNVC) yesterday opened VNVC Can Tho Vaccination Center at 576 in 30/4 Street in Ninh Kieu District in the Mekong delta city of Can Tho.
Cases of HFM escalating in Mekong delta

Cases of HFM escalating in Mekong delta

Lately, the Mekong delta has seen the surge of Hand-foot-mouth (HFM) infection cases; it is highly likely to become epidemic.