Pollution from industrial zones is threatening economic development in the Mekong Delta, experts at a separate conference in Vietnam said on Friday.
Ninety percent of the Mekong Delta’s factories discharge waste water directly into the surrounding environment, vice-director of the Southern Institute of Science and Technology, Nguyen Chon Trung, was quoted as saying.
A television documentary called "Drinking from the River", filmed by China’s state broadcaster CCTV, will air in Mekong countries in April.
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