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Sketches hold dear memories of Hanoi

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Sketches hold dear memories of Hanoi

The “Memories of Hanoi” exhibition depicts the lives of local Hanoians during Vietnam’s subsidy economy during 1975-1980. The peaceful, idyllic culture of a thousand-year-old land and the memory of a

HCM City property market to change

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HCM City property market to change

Ho Chi Minh City’s real estate market in the 2017-20 period will see major changes as supply and demand will gradually adjust, stabilising and strengthening the market, according to the city’s Real Estate Association.

Hanoi to rebuild old apartments

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Hanoi to rebuild old apartments

A reconstruction plan for old apartment buildings in Hanoi should be completed by the end of this month, according to the municipal People’s Committee.

Government to take down damaged buildings

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Government to take down damaged buildings

The Ministry of Construction will conduct a comprehensive inspection on apartment buildings built before 1994 and urban public works with the duration of more than 60 years in cities across Vietnam.

Confusion leaves State flats unsold

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Confusion leaves State flats unsold

More than 52,000 flats in Hanoi which the State built before doi moi (renewal) in 1986 and offered to transfer to individual ownership have not been sold due to disputes or problems with plans and procedures.

The situation has caused a headache for local authorities after 15 years of trying to transfer ownership.

Figures released by the municipal construction department showed the city had around 210,000 flats on 6,300,000sq.m of land, 7,000 of which could not be sold or granted registration certificates because of planning problems, disputes and those listed in the protected Old Quarter.