Highways hasten urbanisation speed on Indonesia’s Java island World

Highways hasten urbanisation speed on Indonesia’s Java island

The urbanisation progress on Java, which is home to 60 percent of the Indonesian population, will be accelerated as highways will mushroom on the world’s most populous island in the couple of years, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Housing.
HCM City seeks to develop urban river-canal network Society

HCM City seeks to develop urban river-canal network

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan said at a conference held on September 11 that the city expects to outline a plan to build embankments and improve management of land along rivers and canals by the year-end.
Green buildings benefit both investors and home buyers Business

Green buildings benefit both investors and home buyers

Green buildings provide more benefits for investors in the long term than normal buildings and reduce the economic burden for low- and middle-income families, according to general secretary of Vietnam Real Estate Association (VNREA) Nguyen Viet Chien.
Real estate - fertile land for foreign investors Business

Real estate - fertile land for foreign investors

The property sector will continue to be a fertile ground for foreign investors, largely due to the country’s rising demands for housing as well as deeper global integration with a line-up of bilateral and multi-lateral new-generation trade pacts.
HCM City seeks to raise efficiency of PPP model Business

HCM City seeks to raise efficiency of PPP model

A perfect public-private partnership (PPP) model should harmonise the interests of State agencies, investors, beneficiaries and those affected by the project, an official of Ho Chi Minh City has said.
Sa Pa to be upgraded to district-level town Politics

Sa Pa to be upgraded to district-level town

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 15 chaired a meeting on the plan to set up the district-level town of Sa Pa in the northwestern province of Lao Cai, highlighting the establishment’s necessity to local development.
Sketches hold dear memories of Hanoi Videos

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
Property market waits for regulations Business

Property market waits for regulations

The property market awaits technical standards for the development of small apartments, which may become a trend to deal with the housing crisis caused by the country’s rapid urbanisation.