Hanoi satellite urban areas take slow formation Society

Hanoi satellite urban areas take slow formation

Planning for five satellite urban areas in Hanoi, which is expected to help reduce the overloading of the urban centre, lags behind schedule, the municipal Department of Planning and Architecture has said.
WB: Business environment in Philippines improved World

WB: Business environment in Philippines improved

Ease of doing business in the Philippines improved over the past year, with the Southeast Asian country climbing 29 notches in World Bank’s “Doing Business 2020” report released on October 24.
Quang Ninh woos investment in EZs, IPs with incentives Business

Quang Ninh woos investment in EZs, IPs with incentives

The northern coastal province of Quang Ninh is offering various incentives and preferential mechanisms to encourage investors to invest in economic zones (EZs), industrial parks (IPs) and border economic zones (BEZs) in the province.
Vietnamese more satisfied with public services: PAPI report Society

Vietnamese more satisfied with public services: PAPI report

Vietnamese citizens had greater satisfaction rates with most basic public services thanks to the substantial improvements in provincial and local government performance, the 2018 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) revealed.
Van Don EZ to grow into economic hub Business

Van Don EZ to grow into economic hub

The Van Don Economic Zone (EZ) in the northern province of Quang Ninh will be developed into a dynamic economic hub with a focus on tourism development and production of high-quality products and services and an international trade centre for the region.
Construction ministry to focus on social housing Society

Construction ministry to focus on social housing

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked the Ministry of Construction to pay attention to the development of social housing projects and homes for low-income earners while enhancing urban management and creating favourable conditions for construction businesses.
PAPI Report: Less corruption in public sector Society

PAPI Report: Less corruption in public sector

Findings from the 2017 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report, which was released in Hanoi on April 4, showed a significant turnaround in citizens’ perceptions and experiences in corruption in the public sector.
Construction rules to be cut Business

Construction rules to be cut

The Ministry of Construction is preparing to propose huge changes in construction regulations in order to improve the climate for construction and real estate business.