Update news land clearance
The 13 localities the North-South Expressway runs through have sped up land clearance to hand over land for the project before June 30.
Ba Ria–Vung Tau seeks investors for 23 key projects
Authorities in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau have been asked to speed up procedures so that investors can be sought for important projects.
Land clearance woes delay ‘black to green’ plans
VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities say they want to replace the “black” of coal mines with “green” tourism projects, but many residents in Quang Ninh Province are yet to come on board.
Hanoi urban train's design adjusted following public feedback
VietNamNet Bridge – Both Vietnamese and English will be used parallel for all directions on Cat Linh–Ha Dong urban railway trains, according to the Ministry of Transport.
Slow site clearance deters investors
VietNamNet Bridge – Land clearance remains one of the biggest obstacles for many big foreign direct investment projects.
Long Bien Bridge may get a modern partner
VietNamNet Bridge – Many experts backed the building of a road-rail bridge spanning the Hong (Red) River just 75m from the historic, but ageing Long Bien Bridge at a conference held on Tuesday.
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Gamuda hesitates on $150m land compensation price tag
VietNamNet Bridge – Malaysian-backed Gamuda Berhad, developer of the giant Hanoi-based Gamuda City urban development has requested the Hanoi People’s Committee allow the firm to withdraw from Parcel B of the Yen So Park subproject.
HCM City evacuates crumbling apartments
VietNamNet Bridge – Residents living in two degraded apartment buildings in HCM City's Binh Thanh District will be relocated to new homes that are the same or bigger than their existing premises.
Road projects suffering delays
VietNamNet Bridge – Difficulties were holding up many traffic projects in the capital city, said Chairman of the Ha Noi People's Committee Nguyen The Thao in a meeting Tuesday.