Social housing development boosts economy: Minister Business

Social housing development boosts economy: Minister

Social housing development not only improves societal strength but also boosts the economy overall, said Minister of Construction Pham Hong Ha, emphasising that Government spending on social housing can lift the real estate industry as a whole.
Construction sector grows 8.8 percent Business

Construction sector grows 8.8 percent

The construction sector grew 8.8 percent in the first half of this year, the highest growth since 2010, reported the Ministry of Construction during a conference in Hanoi on July 21.
PM issues multi-dimensional poverty index Society

PM issues multi-dimensional poverty index

The Prime Minister has issued a multi-dimensional poverty index for the 2016-2020 period that identifies indicators to define poor, near-poor and middle-income households in urban, rural areas
Hanoi tightens residency criteria Society

Hanoi tightens residency criteria

The capital city's legislative body on July 3 unanimously passed a resolution to impose accommodation requirements for people from other provinces wanting permanent residency in the metropolis.