Housing developer Novaland Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with Cần Thơ to develop tourism property projects in the Mekong Delta city.
The Mekong provinces of An Giang and Kiên Giang have worked together to efficiently use water resources, combat natural disasters and cope with their aftermath.
Situated in the outlying district of Hóc Môn, Ngả Ba Bàu corn market is the largest corn wholesale market in HCM City.
Exports of coconut-based products are sluggish due to challenges and difficulties facing the coconut processing industry and coconut cultivation, according to the Bến Tre Province Agricultural Promotion Centre.
Besides Cái Răng floating market in Cần Thơ City and Cái Bè floating market in Tiền Giang Province, travellers are also urged to visit a lesser-known floating market for fruits in HCM City’s Kênh Tẻ (Tẻ Canal) where poor migrants from the Mekong Delta live in makeshift houseboats and earn their daily bread by selling fruit.
Provinces in the Mekong Delta have run out of sand for construction at a time when many key infrastructure works are in progress.
HCM City districts and Mekong Delta provinces are facing risks of soil submersion, studies have shown.
Recent torrential rains in many Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta provinces in what is the dry season have damaged crops, including fruit trees.
Water pumping stations in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta provide more than 985,000cu.m daily to urban areas, meeting 89 per cent of the need, the Ministry of Construction said.