Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop Environment

Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop

The Mekong Delta is subsiding at an alarming rate, and if the situation continues without effective solutions, the livelihoods of tens of millions of people will be threatened, especially those in coastal areas, heard a recent workshop.
Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change Society

Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change

The Mekong Delta has restructured agriculture towards climate-change adaptation and market demand by establishing specialised farming areas for its key agricultural products, and by growing other crops on ineffective rice fields or rotating rice with other crops on the same field.
HCM City seeks to develop urban river-canal network Society

HCM City seeks to develop urban river-canal network

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan said at a conference held on September 11 that the city expects to outline a plan to build embankments and improve management of land along rivers and canals by the year-end.
Indonesia to build silicon valley-modeled capital World

Indonesia to build silicon valley-modeled capital

Indonesia’s new capital city will be modelled on Silicon Valley, a base for tech and creative companies, besides hosting the government apparatus, according to Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
Transport development in Mekong Delta should be accelerated: official Society

Transport development in Mekong Delta should be accelerated: official

The development of transport infrastructure connecting the Mekong Delta and the southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City should be accelerated in the coming time by increasing investment capital from both local budget and society, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has said.