​Many people flock to their hometown  by motorcycle. (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong Delta localities resume business and service facilities

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has just released a temporary health and safety requirements, and Covid-19 Prevention and Control standards to reopen some activities, said Vice Chairman of the city People’s Committee Duong Tan Hien.
This year’s late flood and low water level have resulted in fish decline impacting on the local livelihoods.

Earning activities of Mekong Delta’s locals during late flood

The Water Resources Directorate under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said that this year’s flood season in the Mekong Delta has arrived later than usual while water levels on the Mekong River have dropped compared to the average level.
Export prices of rice climb

Export prices of rice climb

According to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA), Vietnam's 5-percent broken rice is currently sold at US$433-US$437 per ton, up $40 per ton compared to mid-August this year.
Mekong Delta provinces restart production chains

Mekong Delta provinces restart production chains

People in many localities in the Mekong Delta embarked on restarting the production chain in the early days of October because the Covid-19 pandemic in many places had been basically under control, with new Covid-19 cases decreasing sharply.
Mekong Delta provinces lack rice harvesting machines for summer-autumn rice crop

Mekong Delta provinces lack rice harvesting machines for summer-autumn rice crop

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Hau Giang Province, on August 30, said that 14 owners of combine harvesters in the province had registered to harvest rice in Soc Trang Province after the province received a proposal from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Soc Trang Province asking for the support of combine harvesters.
Many fishing boats in Mekong Delta stay ashore

Many fishing boats in Mekong Delta stay ashore

Many localities in the Mekong Delta are currently undergoing social distancing according to Directive No.16 of the Prime Minister, so trade activities of seafood products encounter difficulties, dragging prices down, causing many fishing boats to operate ineffectively. Besides, the fishing grounds are increasingly depleted, and oil prices are at a high level, so many fishing boats have decided to temporarily stop going to sea.
MoIT proposes two solutions to resolve rice congestion in Mekong Delta

MoIT proposes two solutions to resolve rice congestion in Mekong Delta

Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien has just signed an official dispatch proposing the Prime Minister to direct the opening of the green channel to ease congestion and difficulties for the rice market in the Mekong Delta with two options.
Illustrative photo. (Source: SGGP)

Pandemic challenges wind power projects in Mekong Delta

Several wind power projects currently under development in the Mekong River Delta area are rushing to complete and start operating on a commercial basis before the November deadline, which would allow them to enjoy the preferential policies accorded under Decision No. 39/2018/ Decision-TTg of the Prime Minister.