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PM asks Mekong Delta to develop smart, sustainable agriculture
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PM asks Mekong Delta to develop smart, sustainable agriculture

NDO/ VNA – The Mekong Delta, the largest granary of Vietnam, must work for smart and sustainable agriculture with high added values, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at the end of the Conference

Government resolved to develop Mekong Delta sustainably: PM
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Government resolved to develop Mekong Delta sustainably: PM

NDO/ VNA – The Government aims to develop the Mekong Delta sustainably and prosperously, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed.

Conference discusses Mekong Delta sustainable development model
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Conference discusses Mekong Delta sustainable development model

NDO - A conference on shaping the shift to a sustainable development model, adaptive to climate change, in the Mekong Delta officially opened in the Can Tho city on September 26.

Floating market struggles to stay above water in Vietnam's Mekong Delta
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Floating market struggles to stay above water in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

En Vnexpress - 'Without tourism this floating market would disappear.'

Mekong delta short of specialized doctors
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Mekong delta short of specialized doctors

The Mekong delta has 152 doctors of five rare specialities and by 2020, over half of senior doctors will retire, said participants at the meeting medical personnel training for the region held by the

Suspense as Vietnam's Delta city seeks to transform farming islet into Disneyland for adults
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Suspense as Vietnam's Delta city seeks to transform farming islet into Disneyland for adults

En Vnexpress - Farmers have already developed community-based tourism, but Can Tho authorities seem to think the bigger the better.

Mekong Delta on right track to boost tourism
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Mekong Delta on right track to boost tourism

Mekong Delta provinces are on the right track to lure more holidaymakers and turn tourism into a spearhead industry after PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc approved a master plan to develop tourism in the region

This hidden emerald lake in Vietnam's Mekong Delta will make you speechless
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This hidden emerald lake in Vietnam's Mekong Delta will make you speechless

En Vnexpress - Dive into a piece of paradise carved out of the rock and make your friends green with envy in An Giang Province.

Revived rail link to hook up Saigon and the Mekong Delta
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Revived rail link to hook up Saigon and the Mekong Delta

En Vnexpress - Saigon to Can Tho in just 45 minutes, for $3.6 billion.

Fearing further erosion, Vietnam’s Mekong Delta residents fight sand exploitation
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Fearing further erosion, Vietnam’s Mekong Delta residents fight sand exploitation

Locals are in uproar after An Giang announced sand dredging plans to save one commune from sliding into the river at the expense of another.

Vietnam looks for shrimp farming to save the Mekong Delta
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Vietnam looks for shrimp farming to save the Mekong Delta

Vietnamnet - About 700 000 hectares of rice and other agriculture crops in Vietnam were destroyed by climate-induced natural disasters in 2016, reports the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural

Mekong Delta aims to become special tourist area by 2020
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Mekong Delta aims to become special tourist area by 2020

Bao Moi - Measures to realise a master plan on tourism development in the Mekong Delta to 2020 with a vision to 2030 were discussed at a conference held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April

Low FDI in Mekong Delta attributed to poor infrastructure
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Low FDI in Mekong Delta attributed to poor infrastructure

Vietnamnet - An official has attributed low foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Mekong Delta over the past years to poor infrastructure.

Mekong Delta launches crackdown on businesses injecting shrimp with agar
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Mekong Delta launches crackdown on businesses injecting shrimp with agar

Vietnamnet - Following Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s order to stop the illegal use of injected substances in shrimp exports, authorities in the Mekong Delta have begun several measures to end

Int'l Mekong Delta agriculture festival to highlight science, technology
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Int'l Mekong Delta agriculture festival to highlight science, technology

Nhan dan - NDO - The International Agricultural Festival of the Mekong Delta, which will be held from March 9-13 in Can Tho, will focus on the application of science and technology in agricultural

Mekong Delta tra fish moguls go bust
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Mekong Delta tra fish moguls go bust

Vietnamnet - Many fish processing companies in the Mekong Delta region have gone bankrupt, owing banks and farmers billions of VND.

Cai Rang Floating – A must-see place in Mekong Delta
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Cai Rang Floating – A must-see place in Mekong Delta

EN VietNamNet - The Cai Rang Floating Market, a national intangible cultural heritage site, is on the 185-kilometre Hau River, a tributary of the Mekong River.

The Latest: Trump blames Delta, protests for airport woes
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The Latest: Trump blames Delta, protests for airport woes

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

A tour of Thoi Son isle in Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang
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A tour of Thoi Son isle in Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang

EN VietNamNet - Endowed with the charming natural scenery, Thoi Son isle in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang now becomes an ecotourism site.

Mekong Delta region aims to fetch $15 billion from export
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Mekong Delta region aims to fetch $15 billion from export

Vietnamnet - Provinces in the Mekong Delta region aim to earn 15 billion USD from exports in 2017, up 9.4 percent from 2016, according to the Steering Committee for the Southwest Region.

Mekong Delta targets US$15 billion in export revenue
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Mekong Delta targets US$15 billion in export revenue

Nhan dan - NDO—Mekong Delta provinces aimed to reach a total export revenue of US$15 billion in 2017, an increase of 9.4% compared to 2016, according to the Steering Committee for the Southwest

Mekong Delta grapples with slower economic growth
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Mekong Delta grapples with slower economic growth

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta’s economy expanded 6.9% last year, well below 7.8% in 2015, marking the fifth consecutive year the delta had seen its economic growth cooling,

Logistics key to Mekong Delta’s development: Deputy PM Hue
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Logistics key to Mekong Delta’s development: Deputy PM Hue

Nhan dan - NDO - Logistics is a crucial factor in the development of the Mekong Delta, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue told a conference on January 9 in the southern city of Can Tho.

Nigeria militants say readying fighters to hit 'enemy' in Niger Delta
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Nigeria militants say readying fighters to hit 'enemy' in Niger Delta

Yahoo News A Nigerian militant group, which has claimed a wave of attacks on oil pipelines in the Niger Delta, said on Friday that it had asked its fighters to prepare to fight the "enemy" as

Food processing industry in Mekong Delta still not attracting investors
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Food processing industry in Mekong Delta still not attracting investors

Though it is the country’s biggest granary and fishery area, exporting $30 billion worth of products each year, the Mekong Delta still cannot attract major investments.