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Law to help school autonomy

Society

Law to help school autonomy

An amended higher education law should create a clear legal environment for public universities to become autonomous, representatives of universities have urged.

Lawmakers: North-South road may be costly

Politics

Lawmakers: North-South road may be costly

The Ministry of Transport should consider the possibility of cost overruns as it prepares to build a 654km section of the North-South expressway, NA deputies said at the ongoing fourth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on November 8.

Experts: Investors abuse BT projects

Business

Experts: Investors abuse BT projects

Auditors and land management experts are sceptical about the efficiency and transparency of projects carried out under Build-Transfer (BT) contracts in Vietnam, after many BT projects have suffered long delays and major problems along the way.

Planner suggests ’twin city’ model for HCM City

Society

Planner suggests ’twin city’ model for HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City should develop a “twin city” model, which would divide the metropolis into two urban areas, a western and an eastern one, to allow each part to properly develop, said Dr Vo Kim Cuong, former deputy chief architect of HCM City.

PM approves plan for loss-making projects

Business

PM approves plan for loss-making projects

The Prime Minister recently issued a decision outlining solutions for loss-making projects under the management of the Ministry of Industry and Trade. The aim is to turn them into efficient projects by 2020, at the latest, or let them be dissolved.