April 25, 2022 | 16:05
A raft of forthcoming infrastructure projects will lay concerted groundwork for Soc Trang province to break through and become one of the most vibrant commercial and industrial hubs in the Mekong Delta region.
March 31, 2022 | 18:00
The Mekong Delta is stagnating on the back of poor frameworks and infrastructural gaps – flaws that are hoped to be remedied with a new 2021-2030 masterplan, driving regional socioeconomic growth.
March 16, 2022 | 08:37
The inauguration of the Water-by-Wind Demonstration project took place on March 15 in the central province of Ninh Thuan, setting the path for resolving the Mekong Delta's salinisation problem.
March 05, 2022 | 11:29
There will be no more new coal-fired thermal power plants licensed in the Mekong Delta region by 2030, except for the ones currently under construction.
February 16, 2022 | 16:43
A wind power plant built at a cost of nearly 5.7 trillion VND (250.5 million USD) was inaugurated in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang’s Vinh Chau township on February 15 after more than one year of construction.
December 10, 2021 | 10:51
The Mekong Delta in Vietnam and the Netherlands face similar issues. Today, the agriculture that allowed for prosperous economies and population growth has become vulnerable.
December 09, 2021 | 10:18
Each year, saline intrusion becomes a larger problem for the Mekong Delta – and it is now reaching critical levels threatening the sustainable development of Vietnam’s food basket. The crisis requires a long-term strategy with a desalination system in place to help replenish exhausted ecological resources. Company Smart Universal Logistics (SUL) is now testing several systems to keep the good water cheap and affordable of the farmers.
September 27, 2021 | 11:00
As one of the provinces hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dong Thap in the Mekong Delta has worked out a well-conceived plan on containment, as well as social and economic rebound. Chairman of Dong Thap People’s Committee Pham Thien Nghia explained to VIR’s Huu Phuc what makes the plan so effective.
July 28, 2021 | 10:14
Ho Chi Minh City will develop a road system connecting to the Mekong Delta region to promote socioeconomic growth and attract investors.
July 26, 2021 | 10:59
German-Vietnamese relations and joint projects, especially in infrastructure, energy, training, and climate change will receive a substantial boost.
July 17, 2021 | 21:10
The Mekong Delta has great advantages to develop the renewable energy sector, including wind, solar, biomass and gas thermal power, according to experts.
April 12, 2021 | 14:08
As logistics costs are hindering the competitiveness of the Mekong Delta’s agricultural exports, experts have proposed ideas to address the challenges.
April 10, 2021 | 08:00
The latest draft of the country’s power development plan puts focus on renewable energy development – however, the Mekong Delta should see more attention in the development of renewables to protect its assets in the long run.
April 05, 2021 | 17:00
Dong Thap province’s tourism is continuing to flourish, identifying its position in the Mekong Delta and creating a beautiful impression on its historical traditions, unique culture, and pristine natural landscapes.
April 02, 2021 | 13:33
The total state budget investment for the Mekong Delta is expected to be around VND388 trillion ($16.87 billion) during the period 2021-2025.