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  • August 27, 2016 1:00 am

    Perserving Mekong’s biodiversity

    A NEW community fisheries project in the Mekong River was launched in Vientiane on Thursday with the Laos Department of Livestock and Fisheries (DLF), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry agreeing to cooperate with the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF-Laos).

  • August 26, 2016 1:00 am

    Mekong aims to draw more farm technology

    THE MEKONG Delta has great demand for advanced technologies to improve its agricultural production and farm and seafood processing for export, and is seeking to tie up with countries with technological strengths, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Can Tho chapter.

  • August 23, 2016 1:00 am

    Mekong Delta province eyes Japan investment

    HAU GIANG - The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Hau Giang hopes to attract Japanese investments in all sectors, a provincial leader told a meeting with the Japan External Trade Organisation (Jetro) in the province last week.

  • August 17, 2016 4:11 pm

    Mekong rising in Nong Khai

    The Mekong River in Nong Khai has risen by as much as one metre per day, prompting local authorities to monitor the situation as water levels are just two metres below the riverbank.

  • August 17, 2016 2:52 pm

    Mekong Delta rivers get deeper

    Ho Chi Minh City - The Tien and Hau rivers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta have become deeper in recent years instead of having silt build-up like in years past, experts have said.

  • August 4, 2016 1:00 am

    Mekong agriculture lacks FDI

    HO CHI MINH CITY - Bad weather, fluctuating prices and high risk in agricultural cultivation has made foreign investors hesitate in pouring capital into the sector.

  • July 28, 2016 1:00 am

    Japan to further support Mekong region

    VIENTIANE - Japan has reaffirmed its commitment to provide US$200 billion to further support infrastructure development in the Mekong region.

  • July 23, 2016 1:00 am

    Irrigation in Mekong basin threatens Vietnam’s delta

    HANOI - Southern Vietnam is highly vulnerable to more drought and salinisation in the future when its fellow countries in the lower Mekong river basin irrigate the river water to serve their expanding farm land, experts warn.

  • July 15, 2016 1:00 am

    Mekong Delta to get $1.3 bn for development

    HANOI - Seven credit organisations have committed to give the Mekong Delta region 28.5 trillion Vietnam dong (Bt45.6 billion) to implement 73 socio-economic development projects.

  • July 4, 2016 2:21 pm

    Mekong Delta eyes IT industry

    HO CHI MINH CITY - The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho plans to solicit investment in and offer incentives to the information technology industry.

  • June 20, 2016 1:00 am

    China tackles the issues of Greater Mekong Subregion

    I was recently a panellist at a conference on the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). China’s influence in the region was a key theme and audience numbers at the annual event were higher than ever, indicating great interest in the fortunes of our near neighbours and the progress of regional cooperation.

  • June 15, 2016 1:00 am

    No authority to prevent new Mekong River projects: MRC

    Vietnam concerned by Thai project to diver Loei water.