Rice processing for export at Trung An Hi-tech Farming JSC.

Vietnamese rice export showing impressively positive signs

Economist experts commented that the target of Vietnam to export 7 tonnes of rice in 2022 is within the power. In addition, the export price of 5-percent broken rice is leading the world, at US$425-230 per tonne. These are truly positive signs to the national economy at the end of this year.

An art performance at the opening ceremony

Mekong Delta’s first book street opens in Cao Lanh City

The first book street in the Mekong Delta region opened on November 19 in Dong Thap Province’s Cao Lanh City marking the 40th anniversary of Vietnamese Teachers’ Day (November 20) and the event of Cao Lanh City listed in the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities.
Mekong Delta has 621 erosion points due to sand overexploitation

Mekong Delta has 621 erosion points due to sand overexploitation

The Mekong Delta has lost about 500 hectares of land annually, notably severe damage of more than VND200 billion (US$8 million) from land erosions in the provinces and cities of An Giang, Dong Thap, Can Tho, Vinh Long and Ca Mau from 2018 to 2020. 
Sand transportation via barges in Tan Chau Town of An Giang Province. (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong Delta in dire need of construction sand

The Transport Ministry informed that by 2025, the Mekong Delta will have needed around 39 million cubic meters of sand to level the surface for road construction projects. The urgent need in 2023 is 16 million cubic meters.

Director of Phuoc Dinh Yellow Mai Flower Cooperative is taking care of a Mai tree for 2023 Tet holiday. (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong Delta bustlingly preparing merchandise for Tet holiday

It is more than 3 months until 2023 Tet holiday, yet various specialty-food villages and businesses in the Mekong Delta are eagerly preparing their goods to serve the high demands of the public on this special occasion.