HẠ LONG — More than VNĐ2.5 trillion (US$108.7 million) sourced from the State budget, private donors and Hạ Long Bay’s entrance fees will be invested this year in building 57 new pieces of infrastructure in the northern coastal city of Hạ Long.
Disbursement of public investment in the first six months of 2020 amounted to nearly 156 trillion VND (6.73 million USD), fulfilling 33.1 percent of the plan set by the National Assembly and the Prime Minister, higher than the 28.56 percent recorded in the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
HCM CITY - HCM City plans to stop construction of high-rise apartment buildings in downtown areas and focus instead on building such residential complexes along the first metro route in the eastern part of the city comprising districts 2, 9 and Thủ Đức.
HÀ NỘI - Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has approved adding three industrial parks (IPs) with a total area of 567 hectares in the northern province of Hưng Yên to the national IP development planning.
HÀ NỘI - The proposed construction of a parking lot and the Aeon Mall Hoàng Mai Trade centre will soon be decided upon by the Hà Nội People's Committee as Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has approved the adjustment of the construction planning of the capital city.
HÀ NỘI - The domestic real estate market is hoped to have growth in the fourth quarter of this year and before the Lunar New Year 2021 if, by this year-end, the domestic economy is restored to levels from before the COVID-19 pandemic.
(Construction) - On July 2nd, Deputy Minister of Construction Nguyen Tuong Van chaired the meeting of appraising the Proposal for recognizing the extension of Tien Yen town to meet the criteria of category IV. The appraisal council evaluated the proposal of 88.5 points.
(Construction) - On July 2nd, Deputy Minister of Construction Nguyen Tuong Van chaired the meeting of appraising the proposal to recognize Quang Yen as a class-III city. The appraisal council evaluated the proposal of 88.5 points.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF)'s Hanoi chapter on July 2 presented 38 billion VND (1,640 USD) to the Vietnam People’s Navy High Command to help build a multipurpose cultural house in Truong Sa (Spratly) island district, Khanh Hoa province.
(Construction) - Nishimatsu Construction and Organization for Marine Science and Technology of Nagasaki University have developed an airship-shaped tunnel inspection robot. They tested the robot in the 2.6 km water tunnel at the hydro power plant and confirmed it was capable of flying autonomously while inspecting the wall of the tunnel. The company is considering using it for inspection of deteriorated agricultural waterway tunnels.
(Construction) - On July 1st in Hanoi, the Ministry of Construction held a ceremony to announce and award high quality construction works and construction bidding packages to units that have decisions on periods of April 2019 and January 2020.
The Ministry of Transport will start construction work on seven key projects in the second half of this year, heard an online conference on the ministry’s tasks for the six remaining months held in Hanoi on June 30.
(Construction) - In 2 days (27 and 28 June) in Hanoi, with the spirit "Solidarity - Innovation - Efficiency - Development", Party Committee of Housing and Urban Development Investment Corporation (HUD) successfully organized the 5th National Congress, term 2020 - 2025.
(Construction) - Japanese construction companies Kajima and Takenaka, together with two construction machinery rental companies Actio, and Kanamoto have developed the remote operation system for tower cranes.
(Construction) - On June 26 in Hanoi, the Ministry of Construction held a briefing meeting to evaluate the situation of implementing tasks in the first 6 months and deploy the works for the last 6 months of 2020.
HCM CITY - Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has urged Đồng Nai Province to speed up the progress of the Long Thành International Airport and create a “comprehensive plan” to develop smart urban areas around the proposed airport.
Street vendors will be allowed to use sections of roads and pavements if they receive permission and pay fees for their business activities under a HCM City draft decision on road and pavement management.
A group of students from the central city of Da Nang has won second prize at a competition on international public space design ideas in Hong Kong (China), which was organised by UrbanactionsHK and the School of Architecture at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.