The Perfume Pagoda Festival, Việt Nam's oldest, biggest and longest-running festival, has officially been opened but due to the Covid-19 epidemic, the number of visitors has dropped sharply.
This year, the province aims to receive 1.6 million tourists, including 220,000 foreigners, while income from tourism is expected to reach VNĐ800 billion (US$34 million).
The water level at Cambodia’s great lake Tonle Sap is low so the ability to discharge much water for the delta is not high.
Archaeologists have suggested authorities restore a canal system in Hồ Citadel in the central province of Thanh Hóa.
The waterway links between HCM City and the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta region through river and canal networks that advantage trade have not been fully exploited.
Fresh water for daily use in HCM City has been priced at 6 per cent higher than the previous rate since mid November.
Millions of horn snails drift ashore to Chày Mười Islet in the Mekong Delta province of Bến Tre bbetween October and April each year.