Vietnam's tourism resources under threat Travel

Vietnam's tourism resources under threat

The emerging mass tourism in coastal provinces in recent years has destroyed natural beauty spots at a furious pace. And in the next five years, Vietnam may lose all tourism resources.
Court pronounces sentences in Dong Tam land case Society

Court pronounces sentences in Dong Tam land case

The People’s Court of outlying My Duc district of Hanoi on August 8 pronounced sentences at the first instance trial on law violations regarding land management in the district’s Dong Tam commune.
Transparency essential to real estate growth Business

Transparency essential to real estate growth

It is necessary for housing developers, contractors, banks and State agencies to cooperate in disclosing information about real estate projects to avoid panicking buyers, experts have said.
WB helps Vietnam improve land governance Society

WB helps Vietnam improve land governance

The World Bank (WB) has approved a 150 million USD credit for the Vietnam Improved Land Governance and Database Project, which aims to enhance the efficiency and transparency of land administration.
Politics

Hanoi, Timor Leste share experience in land management

Hanoi is willing to share with Timor Leste its experience in land use and management, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Hong Son while receiving Chairman of the Timor Leste National Parliament Adriano do Nascimento on August 15.
PM: 2013 Land Law-related procedures be ready in September Society

PM: 2013 Land Law-related procedures be ready in September

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has declared that administrative reform in the land area aims to bar negatives in the management and use of the resource, ordering the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to make available in September land-related administrative procedures as required by the 2013 Land Law.
Business

Vinh Long ordered to complete land project by late 2015

Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Manh Hien has directed the southern province of Vinh Long to speed up the implementation of Vietnam’s new land administration system, known as VLAP, to meet its deadline of late 2015.
Deputies continue debating draft laws Politics

Deputies continue debating draft laws

National Assembly deputies on November 6 debated the draft revised Laws on Land, Construction, Environment Protection, Marriage and Family and Health Insurance.
Draft land law scrutinised Politics

Draft land law scrutinised

The draft revised Law on Land came under scrutiny at the plenary sitting of the National Assembly (NA)’s ongoing fifth session in Hanoi on June 17, presided over by its Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Business

Few foreigners buy houses in Vietnam

Only 298 Vietnamese from outside the country and one or two foreigners had bought – or had registered to buy – a house in Vietnam up to April 10, with only three additional purchases since late last year.