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.
September 24, 2020 | 08:53
No households should be left without water and water storage measures are very much in need, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on September 23.
April 21, 2020 | 08:57
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on April 20 ordered advancing the export quota of 100,000 tonnes of rice from that set for May in order to ease difficulties for firms that have rice stuck at ports but are unable to submit customs declarations.
April 12, 2020 | 11:46
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the resumption of rice export provided that food security must be guaranteed amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, drought and saltwater intrusion.
March 23, 2020 | 12:29
La Vie and Nestlé Vietnam joined organisations in Long An to donate water and daily essentials to people heavily affected by drought and saltwater intrusion.
March 20, 2020 | 16:11
The Mekong Delta region has been badly hit by saltwater intrusion. Experts have warned that the region will have to suffer prolonged drought and saline intrusion during the rest of this year’s dry season.
March 19, 2020 | 10:43
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC) Central Committee on March 18 launched a campaign to support people seriously affected by droughts and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta – the “rice bowl” of Vietnam.
December 21, 2019 | 10:46
The Mekong Delta may experience sooner and even more serious droughts and saltwater intrusion in the 2019 – 2020 dry season, compared to the situation in 2016 when historic saline intrusion was recorded, an official has said.