Update news construction

The fate of five of the 12 notorious loss-making projects remain uncertain because the Chinese contractors cannot be taken to court.

Construction on biggest data centre in Vietnam starts

Construction on the country's the largest data centre, owned by FPT Telecom, officially started at the Hi-Tech Park in HCM City on Monday.

Da Nang: Dams built to deal with lack of fresh water

Da Nang has begun construction of a steel dam – the second of its kind – on the lower Cam Le River to reduce salinity and deal with serious water shortages in the dry season this year.

Investment cost and construction time increased for Metro Line No.2

Ho Chi Minh City sent a proposal to the relevant ministries to increase the investment capital and construction time for a component project of Metro Line No.2.

Construction Ministry approves tiny apartments

The Ministry of Construction has issued a new circular allowing developers to build commercial apartments measuring 25 square meters each, with effect from July 1. 


Work on HCM City’s Metro Line No.2 to begin next year

Work on Ho Chi Minh City’s Metro Line No.2, connecting Ben Thanh Market and Tham Luong, will start in 2021, according to the city’s Management Authority for Urban Railways (MAUR).

Wind power projects boom in Tra Vinh

The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh is witnessing a series of wind power projects settling in the province thanks to its favourable position, with total investment exceeding VND42 trillion ($1.8 billion).

Work begins on HCM City's first large industrial and hazardous waste plant

Construction of an industrial and hazardous waste treatment plant began on Friday at the Da Phuoc Solid Waste Treatment Complex in Binh Chanh District.

Which are the top 5 business areas in Vietnam in 2020?

Business sectors that could capitalize on the 100 million population will be set for strong growth, said an expert.

Vehicles large contributors to Hanoi’s air pollution

Transportation, construction and cooking at home are among factors causing pollution both indoors and outdoors in Hanoi.

Long Thanh airport construction set for 2020 start

 VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has urged agencies to work together closely to ensure that construction of Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai will begin next year.

Authorities push Phan Thiet Airport construction

Binh Thuan Province authorities held a meeting with the Ministry of Defence and other relevant agencies on Tuesday to discuss speeding up of the construction of the civilian-military Phan Thiet Airport.

Construction sends land sliding into rivers, canals

 VietNamNet Bridge – With more and more construction constricting and speeding up the flow of HCM City's canals and rivers, eight more landslides have occurred on their banks this year alone, all at new spots, taking the all-time number to 45.

Construction of flooding control works in HCMC slow

VietNamNet Bridge – Most major components of HCMC’s master zoning plan for drainage until 2020 have been moving at a snail’s pace in the past 15 years though the city has spent some VND29 trillion on them. 

Le Xuan Vy, the first builder of Vinh Moc Tunnel

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vinh Moc Tunnel, an underground miniature village, in Quang Tri province’s Vinh Linh District, is a famous national historical site. During the Vietnam War, the tunnel was a safe shelter for thousands of people.

HCM City tightens management over land issue violations

 VietNamNet Bridge – 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.

First BRT line in HCMC to be in service in late 2018

 VietNamNet Bridge – The first bus rapid transit (BRT) line in HCMC along Vo Van Kiet Highway and through different districts would be put into service by the end of 2018,

Nearly 300 estate projects canceled for of lack of capital

 VietNamNet Bridge – Of over 4,000 licensed housing development projects throughout the country, 287 have been canceled because the investors could not mobilize enough capital.

Political Headlines January 3

Cambodian NA chair to visit Viet Nam; Deputy PM calls for further red tape cuts; PM asks for more from local agriculture sector; Solidarity – source of strength of Vietnam-Cuba ties 


 Port premises find investor; Hanoi’s office supply to double in 2017: CBRE; Loan-to-deposit ratio slightly declines; VAMC targets more bad debts