Illegal sand mining partly to blame for land subsidence in southern Vietnam (photos)

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Illegal sand mining partly to blame for land subsidence in southern Vietnam (photos)

Illegal sand mining has wreaked havoc on many provinces in the Mekong Delta and has partly triggered the land subsidence which shattered many local homes.

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Business as usual: Bribery remains a way of life in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

Business as usual: Bribery remains a way of life in Vietnam

A laborer of a state-owned bridge building company works at a construction site of a bridge in Hanoi April 1, 2015. In 2014, 66 percent of 9,859 Vietnamese firms surveyed said they usually pay extra informal charges to facilitate business activities while during the previous year, 41 percent of the respondents said they did so, according to the Vietnam Provincial Competitiveness Index 2014. Photo: Reuters

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Vietnam, Japan cooperate in human resources training

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Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Construction Bui Pham Khanh and Japanese Deputy Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Kazuhiko Aoki signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on developing human resources in the construction sector on in Tokyo on April 16.

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Da Nang tops provincial competitiveness ranking

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Da Nang tops provincial competitiveness ranking

The central city of Da Nang has once again topped Vietnam’s Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI), finishing in first place in 2014, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and USAID announced on April 16.

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Inspectors track down millions of missing dollars, collect fines

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The Government Inspectorate said yesterday that during the first quarter it uncovered violations involving more than VND3.5 trillion (US$162 million) and almost 60 hectares of land.

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Inspectors track down millions of missing dollars, collect fines

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Inspectors track down millions of missing dollars, collect fines

The Government Inspectorate said on April 15 that during the first quarter it uncovered violations involving more than VND3.5 trillion (US$162 million) and almost 60 hectares of land.

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Inspectors track down millions of missing dollars, collect fines

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago 2 related news

The Government Inspectorate said yesterday that during the first quarter it uncovered violations involving more than VND3.5 trillion (US$162 million) and almost 60 hectares of land.

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Grave crowding necessitates new cemeteries in Ha Noi

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

Authorities have approved several new cemeteries in Ha Noi to deal with overcrowding at most of the old places of burial. Space at the old cemeteries is tight as urbanisation pours thousands more people into outlying districts.

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An Giang focuses on improving ethnic living conditions

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VietnamPlus English 4 day(s) ago

The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has implemented dozens of social policies to improve the living conditions of the local Khmer ethnic minority.

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More foreign investors eyeing real estate

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More foreign investors eyeing real estate

In line with the overall trend of market recovery, Vietnam’s real estate sector has enjoyed encouraging results during the first quarter of the year, becoming the second-highest sector recipient of foreign direct investment.

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China follows Silk Road in search for land of fast growth

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China follows Silk Road in search for land of fast growth

A centuries-old template for China’s economic influence may be the best idea the nation’s current-day leaders have for addressing a shortfall in growth.

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9 arrested in Vietnam for acid attack on officers trying to appropriate their land

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A disgruntled family in Long An Tuesday allegedly threw acid at several police officers who had come to appropriate their land for a public project.

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Low public participation slows reforms: survey

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Low public participation slows reforms: survey

Governance and public service reforms remain slow, as corruption continues unabated and citizens lack opportunities to participate in policy-making, a survey found.

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Phu Yen makes site clearance promise

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Phu Yen makes site clearance promise

Phu Yen is determined to address chronic site clearance problems that have delayed investment inflows to this central coastal province.

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Morocco – a new land of opportunity for Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Morocco – a new land of opportunity for Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Morocco is rapidly becoming an important player in the North African market, with its proximity making it attractive to Vietnamese businesses, which can use it as a hub for their African sales and operations.

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