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Prof Dang Hung Vo said Vietnam is taking a step forward with the policy that the lives of people whose land is taken back by the state to make room for investment and development projects must be equal or better than they were before.

Apartments lose appeal as MOC sets cap on apartment ownership term

People may be reluctant to buy apartments if the Ministry of Construction’s (MOC) proposal on setting a cap on apartment ownership term at 50-70 years is approved. Instead, they will seek to buy houses on land plots.

Government proposes delay to submission of draft amended Land Law to NA

The Government has proposed a delay to a submission of the draft Law on Land (amended) to the National Assembly (NA) until the Party Central Committee issues directions on reforms of land-related policies and laws.

New policies needed to control land conflicts

In order to reduce land conflicts, it is necessary to amend legal provisions and the way of implementing policies.

Getting rich or ending up in prison from land deals

During a group discussion at the latest National Assembly session, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc said that many people got rich thanks to land, but many others have been imprisoned due to land.

Public land management and the Land Law

In 2020, a number of public land scandals were brought to court and numerous government officials were found guilty.

Vietnam's farming land faces challenges

President of Vietnam Soil Science Association Vu Nang Dung spoke about an alarming situation facing farming land in Vietnam.

Environment Minister: Land Law disallows foreign ownership of land

The Land Law disallows the issuance of land use rights certificates to aliens, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha told reporters on the sidelines of the National Assembly session on May 25.

Foreigners yet to be granted land use rights in Vietnam

Foreign nationals entering Vietnam are not granted land use rights as enjoyed by local citizens, according to a statement made by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

NA Standing Committee discusses legislative agenda

The Government has proposed adding eight draft laws in the 2020 law and ordinance building agenda of the National Assembly (NA), 

Child abuse control to be focus of NA supervision in 2020

National Assembly deputies on Monday voted to focus on laws and policies to prevent and fight child abuse.

Land auditing to be the focus in 2019: SAV

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Quang Thanh, deputy general of the State Audit Office of Viet Nam, speaks to Tiền Phong (Vanguard) newspaper about the key missions his agency will be focusing on in 2019.

Reclaim Hanoi’s long-delayed projects: People’s Council

The supervision group of the Hanoi’s People’s Council has asked the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment to work with the city’s authorities in order to reclaim long-delayed projects which violate the current Land Law.

People need tools to supervise land use

 VietNamNet Bridge – A Government decision with detailed mechanisms is needed for people to better practise their rights on monitoring land use and management, experts have recommended.

Higher land ceilings policy should ensure farmers’ rights

Director of the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development, Nguyen Do Anh Tuan, talks to Vietnam News Agency about the policy on the expansion of agricultural land limit and accumulation.

Vietnam must not be dump site

VietNamNet Bridge – Phan Xuan Dung, chairman of the National Assembly Committee for Science, Technology and Environment,  talks  to  Thời báo kinh tế Việt Nam about the country’s science and technology level.

Land use across the country to be inspected

 VietNamNet Bridge – Land management and usage in 30 cities and provinces across the country will be inspected from 2016 to 2020, according to a project approved on Monday by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Businesses lack access to bank loans due to 2013 Land Law

VietNamNet Bridge - Enterprises in industrial zones (IZs) say they cannot borrow money from banks because of provisions stipulated in the 2013 Land Law.

Environment ministry to tackle land-related issues

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will focus on dealing with land-related violations and speeding up administrative reforms in the sector this year.

Foreign capital to return to real estate market in 2015

VietNamNet Bridge –  The year 2014, which witnessed the recovery of foreign capital inflow to the real estate sector, also saw money for registered investment projects disbursed.