Fearing further erosion, Vietnam’s Mekong Delta residents fight sand exploitation International

Locals on a small islet in An Giang Province have been doing their best to prevent sand exploitation on a branch of the Tien River that runs past their home after erosion swallowed up houses that used to stand 20 kilometers away. They’ve been taking boats to areas where ships dredge for sand on the […]

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta residents trembling after river swallows houses International

A commune in Vietnam’s southern province of An Giang believes it will need a lot of time to recover after erosion pulled 16 houses into a river last weekend and is threatening to destroy around 100 others. “I can still see them shaking and falling into the river every time I close my eyes,” one […]