Travel

Vietnam’s land and people through Indian journalists’ eyes

Sipping beer on pavement, watching water puppet shows in the bustling capital city, hiring a kayak and exploring Ha Long Bay, boarding a north-south train, dodging motorbikes and crossing lush green parks in Ho Chi Minh City are enjoyable experiences two Indian journalists had during their recent trip to Vietnam.
Business

Additional 20 FDI projects land in Hai Phong

The northern port city of Hai Phong granted investment certificates to 20 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects worth 240.67 million USD in industrial zones and economic zones in the first six months of the year.
Politics

China’s land reclamation triggers major concern

The Diplomat, an online international news magazine covering politics, society and culture in the Asia- Pacific, on June 24, published an article about China’s land reclamation in the East Sea, internationally known as the South China Sea.

The article “The truth about ‘aggression’ in the South China Sea” was written by Nguyen Hong Thao, an Assistant Professor in Law at the National University of Hanoi, Vietnam.
Land rents continue to soar Business

Land rents continue to soar

Land rents are rising too quickly, according to members of the business community who met in Hanoi at a conference entitled "Property Rights and Enterprise Development".
Society

Six residential projects land in Bac Giang province

The construction of six urban area and residential projects is scheduled to kick off in the northern province of Bac Giang from now to early 2016, according to Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Lai Thanh Son.
Politics

China’s land reclamation in East Sea violates Vietnam’s sovereignty

China’s construction of large-scale artificial islands in the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and its deployment of weaponry to these islands have brazenly violated Vietnam’s sovereignty, concerning neighbouring countries and the international community regarding security, safety and freedom of aviation and navigation in the East Sea.