Water hyacinth is a popular plant in rural Việt Nam. It easily grows on water and floats where the water runs and has flowers through four seasons. Even in flood season, when floods rise with the reddish colour of alluvium, the plant stays green and violet flowers sprout. At the end of winter and early spring is the main flowering season of water hyacinth.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Cà Mau is strengthening measures to develop craft villages as they face a shortage of materials and unstable prices for their products.
In most of the world, judges are supposed to be highly educated, even-handed and have unimpeachable character. But apparently in Việt Nam , they should also be catwalk models.
The HCM City Fine Arts Association for years has organised numerous programmes and exhibitions to help young artists from the city and southern provinces to develop their skills and career.
The fish ‘belong’ to Phạm Văn Cường, 64, commonly known as Năm Cường, in Vĩnh Ngươn District, Châu Đốc City in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang.
Nearly 70 Vietnamese handicraft and gift enterprises exhibited their products at over 80 booths at the Mega Show Hong Kong 2018.
Provinces in low-lying areas in the Mekong Delta are at risk of heavy flooding due to water from upstream coupled with quickly rising tides, especially in Kiên Giang, An Giang, Đồng Tháp and Long An provinces.