Management, use of urban land focus of NA on May 27 Politics

Management, use of urban land focus of NA on May 27

Lawmakers will spend the entire day on May 27 to examine the implementation of policies and laws on the planning, management and use of land in urban areas in the period from the time the 2013 Land Law took effect to the end of 2018.
50,000 affordable apartments to be built for workers Society

50,000 affordable apartments to be built for workers

Some 50,000 apartments will soon be available for Vietnamese workers at industrial clusters at a starting price of 150 million VND (6,400 USD) apiece, according to the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).
HCM City announces approved land use master plan Society

HCM City announces approved land use master plan

The approved land-use master plan for HCM City will have significant impact on the city’s development in the future, Nguyen Toan Thang, Director of the municipal Natural Resource and Environment Department, said.
Quang Ngai: VSIP draws 383 million USD Business

Quang Ngai: VSIP draws 383 million USD

The Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) in the central province of Quang Ngai has attracted 17 projects worth a total 383 million USD since it commenced construction in 2013.
Vietnam urbanization seeks sustainable growth Society

Vietnam urbanization seeks sustainable growth

Urbanization in Vietnam has been growing beyond forecast due to a lack of control, many experts warned at a workshop that sought for the sustainability of the planning and resilience for the country’s urban areas in Hanoi on January 10.
Vietnam rapidly urbanising: World Bank report Society

Vietnam rapidly urbanising: World Bank report

Vietnam is rapidly urbanising, both spatially and demographically; despite a large amount of urban expansion, its cities are becoming denser, said a report released by the World Bank (WB) on January 26.
VN targets 38 percent urbanisation rate by 2015 Society

VN targets 38 percent urbanisation rate by 2015

Vietnam will strive to achieve an urbanisation rate of 38 percent with 870 urban areas by 2015, if the Government approves a draft national urban development programme from now until 2020 suggested by the Ministry of Construction.
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Proposal to deregulate land prices

The Government has approved a proposal by the ministries of Finance and Natural Resources and Environment to reform out-of-date land prices structures and bring them more into conformity with market values.