Water levels rise in upper Mekong River

Water levels on the upper section of the Mekong River are rising rapidly, said Luu Van Ninh, Director of the An Giang provincial Hydro-meteorological Forecasting Centre.

Mekong Delta farmers do well

The Mekong Delta is harvesting a bumper summer-autumn rice crop though the weather has been unfavourable, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Mekong Delta to need 4 billion USD for key infra projects

The Ministry of Transport has estimated the Mekong Delta region would need around 87 trillion VND (nearly 4 billion USD) in 2016-2020 to invest in important infrastructure projects to fuel economic growth, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

HCM City fosters youth connectivity in Mekong sub-region

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Communist Youth Union teamed up with the city’s Student Association to hold a meeting between local students and a youth delegation of the Mekong Friendship Project on July 7 to foster people-to-people connectivity.

Pilot regulations for Mekong Delta socio-economic connectivity

Attendees to a seminar in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on July 6 gave their feedback on pilot regulations for coordinating regional socio-economic development for 2016-2010, which stay on pillars of sustainable farming development and improved farmer resilience against climate change.
PM attends seventh Mekong-Japan Summit Politics

PM attends seventh Mekong-Japan Summit

The Japan-Mekong cooperation is necessary to the Mekong sub-region’s socio-economic development and the ASEAN integration process, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said at the 7th Mekong-Japan Summit held in Tokyo, on July 4.

Japan, Cambodia agree to work on Mekong region development World

Japan, Cambodia agree to work on Mekong region development

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his Cambodian counterpart Hor Namhong agreed to keep working together over infrastructure development in Cambodia and four other countries along the Mekong River during their meeting in Tokyo on June 2.
Japan to promote quality growth in Mekong region World

Japan to promote quality growth in Mekong region

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek support from leaders of five Southeast Asian nations for promoting high-quality growth during the upcoming Mekong-Japan Summit in Tokyo, sources from the Japanese government said on June 28.