Legislator urges Vietnam to open frozen property market to foreigners

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Legislator urges Vietnam to open frozen property market to foreigners

Economist Tran Du Lich, former director of the Ho Chi Minh City Economics Institute, said many real estate projects have stalled and a lot of foreigners want to step in to complete them.

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Project reduces cement sector’s greenhouse gas emissions

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Ministry of Construction and the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) on April 24 launched a project aiming to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Vietnam’s cement sector.

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Deputy PM agrees to stop licensing housing projects

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Deputy PM agrees to stop licensing housing projects

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Construction’s (MIC) proposal to stop licensing housing projects, despite strong opposition from the real estate sector, has gotten the nod from the Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai.

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Mekong Delta urged to haste on flood-proof homes

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Mekong Delta urged to haste on flood-proof homes

The Ministry of Construction has urged authorities in Mekong Delta provinces to speed up construction of flood-proof residential clusters to relocate people living in flood-and erosion-prone areas.

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Ministry urges haste on flood-proof homes

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Ministry urges haste on flood-proof homes

The Ministry of Construction has urged authorities in Mekong Delta provinces to speed up construction of flood-proof residential clusters to relocate people living in flood-and erosion-prone areas.

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Vietnam property market sees activity as prices fall

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Vietnam property market sees activity as prices fall

Sales of apartments at Lexington Residence in Ho Chi Minh City has resumed at lower prices after it was taken over by Novaland in late February. Photo by Dinh Son

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Ignorant law making

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SaigonTimes English 6 month(s) ago

To homebuyers, damages have been done, and are deemed irreparable, all being due to a circular issued in late 2010 by the Ministry of Construction providing guidelines on how to calculate the area of an apartment between housing developers and buyers. In the circular, it is provided that upon the contract agreed by both sides, the area of an apartment can either be the usable floor space, or the total area inclusive of technical works inside the unit and the...

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Ministry defends property circular

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Construction has issued a strong response to public queries regarding Circular 16.

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New regulation defuses “useable area” disputes

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New regulation defuses “useable area” disputes

The definition of apartment space will now exclude heavy duty supporting columns and utilities boxes.

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Ministry of Construction defends controversial circular

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Ministry of Construction defends controversial circular

Deputy Minister of Construction has had to explain circular 16, which has been blamed for cheating home-buyers.

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Ministry of Construction defends controversial circular

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Ministry of Construction defends controversial circular

Deputy Minister of Construction has had to explain circular 16, which has been blamed for cheating home-buyers.

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Soc Trang to open new water supply stations

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang will open three water supply stations that use solar and win energy.

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Government helps build flood-proof housing

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago 3 related news

Government helps build flood-proof housing

As many as 40,000 families in central provinces will receive financial assistance to build flood-proof houses under a Ministry of Construction proposal approved by the Government on Thursday.

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Overlap weakens effectiveness of poverty reduction projects

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago 2 related news

Overlap weakens effectiveness of poverty reduction projects

Vietnam has at least 16 national initiatives on poverty reduction, however overlap has diminished their effectiveness.

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Property development sector set for influx of foreign cash

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

Property development sector set for influx of foreign cash

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's real estate industry is expected to attract more foreign investors, even though the domestic economy is forecast to still face challenges this year, according to experts.

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