Society

Green urban construction booms in Vietnam

Building green urban areas is a new trend on Vietnam’s realty market, said Business Director of the Viet Hung Urban Development and Investment Joint Stock Company (Vihajco) Holger Molendyk.
Society

New census shows slowing population growth

The results of a government census reveal that Vietnam ’s population rose by nearly 12 percent in the past ten years, making it the third most-populous ASEAN nation and the 13th most densely-populated in the world.
Society

UN to help Vietnam develop housing policy

The United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) plans to grant 400,000 USD to help Vietnam develop its housing policy from now until December 2010, according to the programme’s country director Nguyen Quang.
Business

Fast food market heats up

Domestic fast food businesses are struggling to gain market share from their foreign counterparts, which have come to dominate this high-potential market.
JBIC pledges to invest in Vietnam Business

JBIC pledges to invest in Vietnam

The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has committed itself to investing in Asian countries, including Vietnam, said a JBIC senior official.