Ho Chi Minh City struggles to clear land for its first subway, again

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Ho Chi Minh City struggles to clear land for its first subway, again

The last-to-be-cleared site of Ho Chi Minh City’s first subway line is expected to be handed over to its contractor this March, about five months behind the last schedule adjustment.

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Construction of $466mn Asia Park hits by land disputes in central Vietnam

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Construction of $466mn Asia Park hits by land disputes in central Vietnam

A multimillion-dollar amusement park project in the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang has been marred by complaints from residents who accuse local authorities of favoring the investor while treating them unfairly over land compensation.

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Erosion threatens coastline

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VietNam News English 18 hour(s) ago

Soil erosion threatens the livelihood of more than 50 households in southern Ben Tre Province's Bao Thuan Ward. The erosion also threatens crucial infrastructure in Thanh Hai Commune such as roads and bridges.

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Quang Binh gives land, water to poor

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VietNam News English 19 hour(s) ago

The People's Committee of the north-central province of Quang Binh has approved a preferential policy on providing land and water for 21,776 poor people including ethnic minorities in 44 disadvantaged communes and 27 disadvantaged villages.

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Viet Nam rapidly urbanising: WB

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VietNam News English 19 hour(s) ago 1 related news

Viet Nam rapidly urbanising: WB

Viet Nam is rapidly urbanising, both spatially and demographically. Urban areas have spread at the rate of 2.8 per cent per year, among the fastest development in the region, according to a report released by the World Bank (WB) yesterday.

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Public property, private property and friends

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Public property, private property and friends

VietNamNet Bridge - As discussed in the article “State – business relations and industrial growth in Vietnam,” state-owned enterprises (SOE) are chosen as the key sector of the economy but it lacks discipline of the state and discipline of the market, and at the same time the sector is given too much privilege. When this occurs, the relationship between the State and enterprises may be transformed into ties of friendship and corruption.

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New IZ master plan to boost efficiency

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese government last year made changes to the development plans for industrial zones in 47 cities and provinces nationwide to facilitate more effective land usage and investment climate. Tran Duy Dong, director of the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Economic Zones Management Department, talked with VIR’s Nhu Ngoc on how the adjustment would affect inward investments and opportunities for industrial zone developers.

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Da Nang to raze luxury villa senior cop built illegally on state land

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Da Nang to raze luxury villa senior cop built illegally on state land

The villa illegally built by Major-general Phan Nhu Thach, former police chief of Quang Nam Province. Photo credit: Phap Luat

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HCM City to build multi-story workshops in industrial zones

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HCM City to build multi-story workshops in industrial zones

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City, the largest commercial hub in Vietnam, plans to built multi-story workshops in industrial zones (IZs) in an effort to lure small- and medium-sized investors who need space at “reasonable costs”.

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Quang Nam puts $200m tourism plan on hold

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The implementation of the VND4.2-trillion (US$200 million) My Son complex in this central province will be postponed due to the delay by investors in completing the necessary procedures.

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Road-building delay worsens traffic

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Traffic congestion has become worse on Ha Noi Highway as the ongoing road expansion project, which began nearly five years ago, is behind schedule, experts have said.

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Over one tonne of marijuana plants found being grown in southernmost Vietnamese province

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Over one tonne of marijuana plants found being grown in southernmost Vietnamese province

Police in the southernmost Vietnamese province of Ca Mau have seized over one tonne of marijuana plants grown on a plot of agricultural land.

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New IZ master plan to boost efficiency

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

New IZ master plan to boost efficiency

The Vietnamese government last year made changes to the development plans for industrial zones in 47 cities and provinces nationwide to facilitate more effective land usage and investment climate. Tran Duy Dong, director of the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Economic Zones Management Department, talked with VIR’s Nhu Ngoc on how the adjustment would affect inward investments and opportunities for industrial zone developers.

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Fewer women take part in political activities

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The number of women in the National Assembly, Party offices and state authorities is at its lowest level in the last four terms of office.

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City tightens management over land issue violations

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Land issue violations cost the capital city VND160 billion (US$7.6 million) and 3.88ha of land during 2014, Ha Noi Inspectorate Deputy Chief Bui Van Dinh said on Monday at a meeting.

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