Dong Thap to release floodwater into rice fields

Dong Thap to release floodwater into rice fields

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Dong Thap plans to release flood water into more than 81,000 hectares of rice fields between August and October to enrich the soil with sediment.
Boat making village seeks to preserve tradition

Boat making village seeks to preserve tradition

Long Hậu Commune in Lai Vung District in the southern province of Đồng Tháp is famous for building boats. Local boat makers, however, are struggling to preserve the traditional livelihood.
Consortium to buy up surplus rice

Consortium to buy up surplus rice

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) plans to purchase 1 million tonnes of summer-autumn rice between July 15 and August 30, but enterprises are concerned over a lack of capital for purchasing activities.
Dong Thap in the shop window

Dong Thap in the shop window

Southern Dong Thap province moved to the third place in the provincial competitiveness index (PCI) ranking ladder out of 63 provinces and municipalities countrywide. Dong Thap People’s Committee chairman Le Minh Hoan tells VIR about how the province has accelerated efforts to better local investment climate to woo investors.
1 2