Nguyễn Hữu Thiện, an independent expert on Ecology in the Mekong Delta talks to the newspaper Nhân Dân (The People) on causes leading to the problem of severe salty-water intrusion in the Mekong delta region and measures on how to cope with it, in both short and long terms
Authorities in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta and Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands) regions are taking precautionary measures to protect forests facing high risk of fires due to the prolonged hot and dry weather.
Provinces in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta, the country's largest shrimp producer, are increasing their shrimp output this year and focusing on developing sustainable shrimp farming models that bring high profits.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang will focus on increasing the value and competitiveness of its agriculture produce this year, especially key items such as rice and fisheries, according to the province’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Six years ago, a village of tycoons appeared in Sơn Tây District, in the central province of Quảng Ngãi, as local people became billionaires overnight thanks to land compensation from a hydropower project.