Vientiane art show marks Hanoi liberation Culture - Sports

Vientiane art show marks Hanoi liberation

A cultural and art exchange programme named “Ha Noi – Mot trai tim hong” (Hanoi – a Red Heart) took place in Vientiane, Laos on October 9 night to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Vietnamese capital city’s liberation (October 10, 1954).
Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor Environment

Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor

Rising sea levels and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta are becoming alarming, said Prof. David Dapice, Senior Economist, Vietnam and Myanmar Programme, Harvard Kennedy School, at a meeting with leaders of Can Tho city on October 8.
NA Chairwoman meets Lao top leader Politics

NA Chairwoman meets Lao top leader

The Vietnamese Party, State and people will make all-out effort to preserve and enhance the special relations with Laos, Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan affirmed on September 29.
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.
Thai Embassy supports flood victims in Thai Nguyen Society

Thai Embassy supports flood victims in Thai Nguyen

Thai Ambassador to Vietnam Tanee Sangrat, staff of the Thai Embassy and representatives of the businesses of the country paid a visit to people affected by recent disasters in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on September 23.
Dong Thap to flood rice fields for fertility Society

Dong Thap to flood rice fields for fertility

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap plans to release floodwaters into 90,200ha of rice fields in this year’s rainy season to fertilise the soil and flush away rice disease pathogens.
Vietnamese community in Laos donate for flood victims Society

Vietnamese community in Laos donate for flood victims

The Lao Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare held a ceremony in Vientiane on September 19 to receive donations from the Vietnamese community in Laos to support flood victims in the central and southern regions of Laos.
Thailand: floods claim 34 lives ASEAN

Thailand: floods claim 34 lives

Floods and landslides caused by tropical storms and monsoon since late August have killed 34 people and affected the lives of more than 400,000 people in 32 northern and northeastern provinces of Thailand.