Flood risk plan to relocate thousands Environment

Flood risk plan to relocate thousands

Thousands of households living on the corridor of (Hong) Red River dyke system in Hanoi will likely be moved as part of the flood prevention plan, authorities and experts have said.
BOT deals to float waterway projects Society

BOT deals to float waterway projects

The Ministry of Transport has approved 45 build-operate-transfer (BOT) projects worth 11 trillion VND (505.6 million USD) to upgrade waterway routes, estuaries and ports.
Vietnam, Paraguay holds first political consultations Politics

Vietnam, Paraguay holds first political consultations

The Foreign Ministries of Vietnam and Paraguay held their first political consultation in Hanoi on April 24, during which they agreed to accelerate negotiations for the signing of agreements, thus creating a legal framework for bilateral cooperation.
Business

8 transport BOT projects to start in Q2

Eight build-operate-transfer (BOT) transport projects with total investment capital of 22 trillion VND (1 billion USD) are expected to commence in the second quarter of 2015, according to the Ministry of Transport.
Can Tho City aims for 9 pct in GDP growth Business

Can Tho City aims for 9 pct in GDP growth

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is striving to achieve a gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of 9 percent this year, equivalent to around 47 trillion VND (2.24 billion USD).