In the market, buying, shopping happen cheerfully on boats so it is called it is the floating market, many buyers, sellers bargain nosily and specially. After visiting the floating market, visitors can visit a village for boat making. Nga Bay boat has been established early in Mekong Delta, the kind of boat “Can Tho boat” with five sides called by Mekong people are made here.
Now, floating market mainly exploit naturally; Hau Giang has planned details about investment project to call for investment.
Exotic adventure in Mekong Delta By Dang Hoang Tham in Can Tho Taking National Highway 1A through the Mekong Delta, about 210 kilometers from HCMC and 30 kilometers from Can Tho City, tourists can get to Phung Hiep District in Hau Giang Province. Attractive Hau Giang Province is a relative newcomer to tourism and is situated at the confluence of the Xeo Mon, Xeo Dong, Bun Tau, Lai Thieu, Cai Con, Mang Ca and Kenh Xang rivers. Nga Bay Floating Market, Tay Do Ecotourism Park and Lung Ngoc Hoang Nature Reserve in Hau Giang Province's Phung Hiep District make the…... [read more]
At 3 a.m., the noise of boat oars and engines, loading of goods, and bargaining wakes up the river. Lights come on as the floating market emerges in the gloom with a cornucopia of agricultural products like oranges, coconuts, mango and vegetables. The sellers usually hang their produce on bamboo oars on top of the boat. They don't cry out to buyers. All a prospective customer has to do is take a look at the mast. Despite the floating market's exotic nature, tourism is not its raison d'etre -it is a purely commercial activity on which local farmers depend for…... [read more]
Between SocTrangProvince and Can Tho City in the Mekong Delta, attractive HauGiangProvince is a relative newcomer to tourism. For people ready to take the detour away from the usual destinations, Nga Bay Floating Market, Tay Do Ecotourism Park, and Lung Ngoc Hoang Nature Reserve in Hau Giang will make the trip worthwhile. Nga Bay Floating Market, also called Phung Hiep Floating Market, is in the heart of Phung Hiep District's Phung Hiep Town, about 30 kilometers south of Can Tho. The trading post is located at the meeting point of seven small rivers. Operations at this market begin early in…... [read more]
Pho to: Tuoi tre Agricultural land in the Mekong Delta is in disarray thanks to overzealous plans to build industrial parks in the area since 2005. Pollution from the parks has resulted in fish farms recording major stock losses and crops dying off thanks to contaminated water sources. Much of the blame has been laid at the doorstep of local authorities who ignored environmental requirements to attract more investors into the Vietnamese economic feeding frenzy which truly got underway in 2005. "Developing IPs in the Mekong Delta was not based on careful study, just mimicking a movement," said Tran Huu…... [read more]
Forty new flood-proof houses built in a camp along the Don Dong Canal in Tan Hiep District in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang have collapsed after only one rainstorm. The residential camp comprises of 360 flood-proof houses built along the Don Dong Canal, which runs through Tan An and Tan Hoa Commune in Tan Hiep District. The contractor for the project is the privately owned Ba San Company from Giong Rieng District in Kien Giang Province. Three hundred of the 360 houses have been completed with each house covering an area of 32 square meters. However, 40 of…... [read more]
Hau Giang (VNA) – Seven credit organisations have committed to providing the Mekong Delta region with 28.5 trillion VND (1.25 billion USD) to implement 73 socio-economic development projects. Dao Minh Tu, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), revealed the information at a workshop held in Hau Giang province on July 12 as part of the Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation (MDEC) Forum 2016. As many as 16 credit contracts worth 10 trillion VND in total were signed right at the event. Truong Canh Tuyen, Vice Chairman of the Hau Giang provincial People’s Committee, said besides the State budget,…... [read more]
Seven credit organisations have committed to providing the Mekong Delta region with 28.5 trillion VND (1.25 billion USD) to implement 73 socio-economic development projects. Dao Minh Tu, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), revealed the information at a workshop held in Hau Giang province on July 12 as part of the Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation (MDEC) Forum 2016. As many as 16 credit contracts worth 10 trillion VND in total were signed right at the event. Truong Canh Tuyen, Vice Chairman of the Hau Giang provincial People’s Committee, said besides the State budget, capital from banks has…... [read more]
Ho Chi Minh City businessmen invested around 15 projects to open super markets, trade centers and convenience stores in Mekong Delta’s provinces and cities in 2014.The investment not only helped city’s enterprises to develop their good distribution systems but also sell their products in Mekong Delta’s provinces. Moreover, the projects were expected to contribute to job creation in the delta and became a link between the region with Ho Chi Minh City market.In addition to expand trade market, Mekong Delta’s provinces also created best favorable conditions to support enterprises in good source investment, exploitation and development.... [read more]
A corner at Cai Rang Floating Market in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Mekong Delta provinces are on the right track to lure more holidaymakers and turn tourism into a spearhead industry after Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc approved a master plan to develop tourism in the region by 2020 with a vision to 2030. Kien Giang is among Vietnam’s top tourist destinations, blessed with many must-see attractions, particularly Phu Quoc Island. The province welcomed more than 3 million visitors in the first half of 2017, bringing in…... [read more]
The Mekong Delta has four major transport methods including roadway, inland waterway, airway and seaway. The frame infrastructure structure of roadway has basically been built but most vertical and horizontal roads have yet to meet requirements in road standards and planning. Inland waterway and seaway have not promoted the delta’s advantages as some estuaries have been filled with sediment while river and marine transport routes have not been developed appropriately. The Mekong Delta has four airports comprising two international airports, which can meet transport demand until 2030. According to the Ministry of Transport, the region has developed 46 traffic…... [read more]