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Campaign promotes Greater Mekong Subregion’s tourism
Travel

Campaign promotes Greater Mekong Subregion’s tourism

A new campaign aimed at discovering the beauty of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) has been launched with experiences and stories of travellers.

Mekong boosts tourism
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Mekong boosts tourism

A new campaign aimed at discovering the beauty of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) has been launched with experiences and stories of travellers.

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.

Mekong countries emphasise infrastructure connectivity
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Mekong countries emphasise infrastructure connectivity

NDO/ VNA - Countries in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) should enhance their economic and infrastructure connectivity to promote economic development in the sub-region, Deputy Minister of

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
Health

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

No pool, no problem: Mekong grandma spends 15 years teaching kids to swim for free
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No pool, no problem: Mekong grandma spends 15 years teaching kids to swim for free

En Vnexpress - Tran T​hi Kim Thia has nothing but a muddy pond an​d her endless love for kids.

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.

The great escape from Saigon to four Mekong havens
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The great escape from Saigon to four Mekong havens

En Vnexpress - Just a four-hour drive will land you in a jungle paradise.

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
Politics

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.

Mekong Capital announces investment in logistics firm
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Mekong Capital announces investment in logistics firm

Vietnamnet - Mekong Enterprise Fund III Ltd (MEF III) on Monday announced its fifth investment in Viet Nam.

2017 Mekong Beauty Show eyes four emerging markets
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2017 Mekong Beauty Show eyes four emerging markets

Vietnamnet - Leading international exhibition organiser Informa has joined hands with Kintex, a leading K-beauty show organiser from South Korea, to launch the Mekong Beauty Show in HCM City from

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

New progammes support tourism startups in Mekong region
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New progammes support tourism startups in Mekong region

EN VietNamNet - The Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism (MIST) on March 9 announced two incubation programmes to support innovative firms in tourism in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.

Mekong Capital plans four deals by mid-2017
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Mekong Capital plans four deals by mid-2017

Vietnamnet - Mekong Capital plans to invest in four new companies in the first half of 2017, with each investment valuing at US$8-15 million, the firm has announced.

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.