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Saline intrusion in Mekong Delta increases in early March

The National Center for Hydro-meteorology Forecasting yesterday said that saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta tends to gradually increase during March 1-10, notably the peak period for saline intrusion may occur between March 1 and March 3. 
The traffic system to link between Ho Chi Minh City – Long Thanh – Dau Giay Expressway to Ring Road No.2 – Mai Chi Tho. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam to prioritize interregional traffic projects

Since the beginning of 2021, many construction projects for traffic facilities in the South of Vietnam have been kicked off to partially address transport issues in the region for a more sustainable economic growth. In an interview with SGGP Newspaper, Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The briefed the focus of these critical projects.

Border guards tightencontrol over immigrants through border gates (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong Delta tightens control over immigrants through border gates

Amid new coronavirus wave in the country with rising new community transmission infection cases, Viet kieu - overseas Vietnamese people - were returning to Vietnam to reunite with their relatives in Tet holiday ( the Lunar New Year) through border gates in the Mekong Delta region. Therefore, Mekong Delta authorities tightened control over illegal immigrants for the sake of all people in the country’s special holiday.
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South enjoys milder weather than Northern region in advance Tet holiday

The National Center for Hydro-meteorology Forecasting said that climate in Ho Chi Minh City and the Southern region is forecast to become milder with showers, sunshine and average temperatures between 30 degrees Celsius and 33 degrees Celsius in daytime within the next ten days. 
Agricultural sector improves value of Vietnamese rice

Agricultural sector improves value of Vietnamese rice

In recent days, farmers in the Mekong Delta have been flexibly sowing the winter-spring rice crop early to avoid drought and saltwater intrusion at the end of the rice crop. Not only using high-quality rice varieties, but the percentage of farmers using certified rice varieties has also increased rapidly. These are important turning points in improving the quality of rice to enhance the value of Vietnamese rice in the international market.
A saltwater-prevention sluice in Vi Thanh city in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang. (Photo: VNA)

Mekong Delta ensures water supply

Saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta in the 2020 – 21 dry season is expected to be higher than average, but not as severe as the last dry season.