Business

Connectivity urged to tap regional potential

The coordination among Mekong Delta localities and between them and Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and the southeastern region hasn’t formed a sustainable connectivity, thus causing the unavailability of a particular mechanism to attract investment to the region.
Society

Over 2,500 farmers join Stewardship Day 2013

More than 2,500 farmers are taking part in the Day for Effective and Responsible Use of Crop Protection Products (Stewardship Day 2013) in six Mekong Delta localities on October 25.
Society

Flood risk management plan discussed

A workshop to build a comprehensive resilience plan for integrated flood risk management in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho was jointly held by the World Bank (WB) and the provincial People’s Committee on May 10.
Society

Work starts on Japan-funded bridge in Dak Lak

A ceremony was held in Krong Bong district, central highlands Dak Lak province, on December 26 to kick off construction of the Krong Kmar Bridge as part of the third phase of a Japan-funded project to build rural bridges in the central region.
Society

Death toll reaches 13 in floods

Two more people were killed on Oct. 4 in the wake of ongoing storms and flooding, raising the recent death toll due to weather to 13, the National Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control announced.
Environment

Two storms approach Vietnam

Storm Haitang is expected to hit central Ha Tinh and Thua Thien-Hue provinces early Sept. 27 before weakening to a low pressure system, according to the National Hydro-meteorological Forecast Centre.