News for: Mekong

HCM City, Mekong Delta face serious land subsidence

11/25/2019 16:57 - Land subsidence in Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta has ranged from 0.1 to 81 centimetres in the last 10 years, according to the Water Resources Management Department at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

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Mekong Delta provinces set to upgrade irrigation systems

02/14/2019 08:59

The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Hậu Giang will invest VNĐ67.5 billion (US$2.91 million) in upgrading irrigation systems to prevent saline intrusion during the ongoing dry season.


Landslide map for Mekong delta region needed

05/15/2018 06:16 - The Mekong Delta region is a hot spot for landslides. Currently, there are over 560 areas, spanning nearly 800km that are at high risk of landslides in the region.


Review of Mekong subregion co-operation

04/12/2018 15:27 - Since the beginning of 2018, the Mekong subregion has witnessed senior meetings that are aimed at boosting regional co-operation.

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Mekong-Lancang co-operation for peace, sustainable development

01/11/2018 14:09 - The second Mekong-Lancang Co-operation Summit opened on January 10 in Phnom Penh, bringing together leaders from Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

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Smart planning can save Mekong Delta from worst effects of dams: experts

12/01/2017 10:59

The construction of many hydropower dams along the Mekong River to mitigate an ongoing energy shortage threatens the future of the river’s delta in Việt Nam, a workshop heard in HCM City on November 30.nbsp;


Students win Mekong innovation prize

01/26/2017 08:30 - Three students at the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam have won the First Prize for a highly practical project in Youth Innovation Competition on Lancang-Mekong Region's Governance and Development.


Japan announces $7 billion Mekong plan

05/03/2016 07:33 - During his working visit in Thailand, Japan's foreign minister announced a $7 billion initiative to promote development in the Mekong region, which encompasses parts of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand through which the river flows.

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Mekong Sub Region to strengthen agricultural value chain

12/14/2015 07:28 - The Mekong Sub Region’s agricultural sector employs up to 70% of the local population but contributes around 30% of GDP. The main reason is the lack of links between farmers and markets.

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Vietnam’s contribution to Mekong-Japan cooperation

07/03/2015 18:59 - The 7th Mekong-Japan Summit started on Thursday in Tokyo.

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Agriculture sector aims to reduce greenhouse gases

05/07/2015 15:57 - Emissions from agricultural production are among the main contributors to the greenhouse effect, according to experts.

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