Update news low-income earners
The Ministry of Construction (MoC) has submitted a plan to build over 1.8 million apartments under a social housing scheme for low-income earners and workers in industrial zones (IZs) by 2030.
Construction Ministry proposes building 1.8 million apartments for low-income earners
The Ministry of Construction (MoC) has submitted a plan on building over 1.8 million apartments under a social housing scheme for workers and low-income earners in industrial zones in the 2021-2030 period.
Social housing development fails to meet target
Nine social housing projects for low-income earners with more than 4,100 apartments measuring 205,500 sq. m were completed and put into use in 2019.
Low-income households benefit enormously from remittances: study
The monthly inward remittances by low-income earners average 10 times their recipients’ incomes, according to a new report by US payments company UniTeller.
Stiffer traffic fines issued
VietNamNet Bridge – Stiffer penalties for more than 100 traffic violations take effect this month, generating much public attention.
Experts say handmade cooling device unsafe
VietNamNet Bridge – A handmade cooling device – one of the best selling products for low-income earners in cities can cause negative impacts on users’ health and household appliances,
Student invention cools down customers
VietNamNet Bridge – As the capital city faces a new heat wave, Duong Ngoc My is seeing another flood of people order his creation - a miniature, ice-run air conditioner.
Developers manipulate housing fund
VietNamNet Bridge – Many housing developers are circumventing the law to profit from the national real-estate bailout programme, said vice-chairman of HCM City Real Estate Association, Nguyen Van Duc.
Would a power tariff hike help EVN?
VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam Energy Association chairman Tran Viet Ngai told Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) his concerns about surging electricity tariffs and the power sector's solvency.
Xe Om service enters digital age
Construction starts on new branches of central hospitals; Rare pheasant spotted in central province; Two detained for human trafficking; Troubled cargo vessel saved by Coast Guard; Vietnam-Finland Innovation Programme enters second phase
Children lack space to play in capital
VietNamNet Bridge – There is a small yard sandwiched between two apartment blocks in Ha Noi's Ngoc Khanh, but the children living in the building are seldom found playing here.
Few low-income earners get home loans: experts
VietNamNet Bridge – A 30 trillion VND package to shore up the real estate sector was announced in mid-May this year. Some 70 percent of the package will be provided as loans to low-income earners
Housing market may revive
VietNamNet Bridge – The Government's new VND30 trillion bank loan package was providing positive signals to Viet Nam's gloomy real-estate market, said the director of the State Bank's credit department, Nguyen Viet Manh.
Credit package brings positive impact, but yet a big help
VietNamNet Bridge – The VND30-trillion credit package aimed at helping homebuyers and property developers was launched last Saturday. While many realty developers praise the move as positive to stir up the long-frozen market,