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Urban areas can’t be isolated placesicon
SOCIETY21/12/20190

Urban areas can’t be isolated places

Architect Pham Thanh Tung, Chief of the Vietnam Real Estate Association, talks on Vietnam’s trend of green architecture.

 
China contributes US$1.4 million for planning of express railway project in Vietnamicon

China contributes US$1.4 million for planning of express railway project in Vietnam

BUSINESS
27/11/2019

The Chinese Government has provided nonrefundable aid of 10 million Chinese yuan (US$1.4 million) for a feasibility study for the Lao Cai-Hanoi-Haiphong express railway project, according to the Ministry of Transport.

Phase 1 of Long Thanh airport faces cost overrunsicon

Phase 1 of Long Thanh airport faces cost overruns

SOCIETY
25/11/2019

The cost of the first phase of the Long Thanh International Airport is roughly US$1 billion higher than the estimate previously cited and approved by the National Assembly (NA), according to the NA Standing Committee.

Crystallising investment rules for infrastructure developersicon

Crystallising investment rules for infrastructure developers

BUSINESS
25/11/2019

Vietnam is now a magnet for overseas financiers wishing to implement infrastructure initiatives before transferring them to the state. 

Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet fear they may lose market share to newcomersicon

Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet fear they may lose market share to newcomers

BUSINESS
02/10/2019

Both Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet have had to change their policy on air tickets for the 2020 Tet season because of the presence of Bamboo Airways, a ‘rookie’ in the aviation market.

Dutch scientists say Mekong Delta 0.8 meters above sea water levelicon

Dutch scientists say Mekong Delta 0.8 meters above sea water level

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
24/09/2019

A new study by Dutch scientists has found that the Mekong Delta is just 0.8 meters above sea water level, which means that 12 million people will have to evacuate in the next 50 years.

Vietnam’s logistics industry receives Asian investmenticon

Vietnam’s logistics industry receives Asian investment

BUSINESS
29/08/2019

Japanese and South Korean are running a race to pour capital into Vietnam’s logistics industry.

Looking further afield to stimulate infrastructureicon

Looking further afield to stimulate infrastructure

BUSINESS
06/08/2019

Vietnam’s new draft law on public-private partnership takes inspiration from legal frameworks around the world and provides an opening to satisfy the country’s growing demand for infrastructure investment. 

Bottlenecks in logistics need to be clearedicon

Bottlenecks in logistics need to be cleared

VIDEO
22/07/2019

The logistics sector has long been considered the backbone of trade activities. However in Vietnam, that backbone seems to have a lot of problems. 

Industrial infrastructure mostly serves FIEsicon

Industrial infrastructure mostly serves FIEs

BUSINESS
11/07/2019

Vietnam has borrowed big money to develop industrial infrastructure, but this has mostly brought benefits to foreign invested IZs (industrial zones) and FIEs (foreign invested enterprises).

Vietnam becomes fastest growing tourism market of Japanicon

Vietnam becomes fastest growing tourism market of Japan

TRAVEL
22/06/2019

Vietnam was the fastest growing tourism market of Japan with rise of 125.9 percent in 2018, according to the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)’s 2019 white paper on tourism.

Aviation infrastructure remains heady issueicon

Aviation infrastructure remains heady issue

BUSINESS
15/06/2019

Vietnam’s aviation industry has been witnessing steady 2-digit growth rates over the last 10 years.

Ho Chi Minh City ramps up real estateicon

Ho Chi Minh City ramps up real estate

FEATURE
06/06/2019

In an effort to become more attractive to investors and feature more modern infrastructure, Ho Chi Minh City is intensifying development of its urban real estate market.

Transport Ministry reports lots of major traffic projects behind scheduleicon

Transport Ministry reports lots of major traffic projects behind schedule

SOCIETY
03/06/2019

According to the Ministry of Transport seven out of 10 major traffic projects under construction are behind schedule or under the risk of lagging behind schedule.

Hai Phong pavement project sees damage after 10 daysicon

Hai Phong pavement project sees damage after 10 days

SOCIETY
01/06/2019

New pavements that have been laid down as part of Haiphong City’s attempt to improve its environment have already shown cracks some 10 days after being put into use.

Private airlines wait for approval to develop aviation infrastructureicon

Private airlines wait for approval to develop aviation infrastructure

BUSINESS
10/05/2019

Private investors are financially capable and willing to make investments in aviation infrastructure, but still cannot get the go-ahead from the government.