More farmers in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta have restructured their crop cultivation to adapt to the effects of climate change.
A Facebook user has been fined VNĐ12.5 million (US$530) for spreading fake news, incorrectly claiming a COVID-19 patient had died in Việt Nam.
The Trà Vinh Province People’s Committee has approved the construction of two embankment projects worth a total of VNĐ260 billion (US$11 million) to prevent river and coastal erosion.
Authorities in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Trà Vinh have encouraged farmers to restructure their crop cultivation to mitigate the impact of drought and saltwater intrusion.
Four of the patients entered Việt Nam from March 21 to 23 and were isolated upon arrival, three are foreigners with infections linked to HCM City’s Buddha Bar and the other three contracted the deadly virus from the 133rd patient in Hà Nội’s Bạch Mai Hospital.
The Ministry of Health on Thursday morning confirmed seven more COVID-19 patients, including five Vietnamese, one French man and one South African woman, bringing the country's total number to 148.
Two books on late People’s Artist Viễn Châu, one of the southern region’s most famous writers of cải lương (reformed opera), have been released in HCM City.
The Việt Nam Red Cross Society (VNRC) has called on all of its members and community to support people affected by drought and saltwater intrusion in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta region and prevention and control of the COVID-19 pandemic in Việt Nam.
With the country overwhelmed by fear of the coronavirus, another even more severe threat is slowly approaching in the south: the death of the Mekong Delta.