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Mekong Delta faces troubling sand shortage

Provinces in the Mekong Delta have run out of sand for construction at a time when many key infrastructure works are in progress. The Trung Lương – Mỹ Thuận Expressway is the worst sufferer after having restarted in 2015 with a new budget of VNĐ14 ...

Investor Chiba envisions 'Team Drone Japan' with new fund

Japan’s first investment fund focusing on drone-related startups begins operation in June, offering financial assistance and business management advice for budding entrepreneurs. Though the small, unmanned aerial vehicles are increasingly employed in various industries such as construction, logistics and tourism, Japanese companies have a weak ...

PanaHome to kick off Indonesian housing business

PanaHome will launch an Indonesian residential business on the outskirts of Jakarta, the Japanese developer said Tuesday, seeking to take advantage of growing housing demand in the Southeast Asian nation. PanaHome will build and sell detached houses in Deltamas, a city being developed by Japanese ...

Yin Yi bags $124.5M construction contract

China’s Sino Great Wall signed a construction contract worth $124.5 million with Cambodia’s Yin Yi Venture for work on Amethyst One, an 8,100-square-metre mixed-use development located on capital’s Chroy Changvar Peninsula, Reuters news agency reported on Monday.Read more ...

Lotte gets approval for $884m Smart City

Korean conglomerate Lotte Group got the go-ahead from the HCM City People’s Committee on Wednesday to develop the Thủ Thiêm Eco Smart City in District 2. The 74,420sq.m project in the core of the Thủ Thiêm New Urban Area will cost VNĐ20.1 trillion (US$884 million) ...

Plans ignored, urban areas hurt

Failure to follow planning in many urban areas has negative consequences for urban development,  Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng said at a recent conference of the construction sector. As regulated, an Urban Development and Management Board will be set up to help local authorities ...

NPT low-cost housing project to open in May

The Ministry of Construction is going to open the Shwe Nant Thar low-cost housing project, which will give priority to government employees, in Nay Pyi Taw in coming May, according to Permanent Secretary of that ministry U Kyaw Lin at the press conference for one-year ...

Troubled road project along Lao-Cambodian border rolls on

Work by military engineers on a contentious road skirting Cambodia’s border with Laos – which has prompted a military stand-off in the area – has quietly resumed, local officials say, even as run-ins between Cambodian and Lao military patrols in the disputed area have further ...

Residents seek to legitimise homes on farm land

The southern metropolis’ breakneck urbanisation has turned much its surrounding agricultural land into urban space, both officially and unofficially. Residential houses have been built on top of former farmland parcels for decades now, however, existing law has not provided legitimacy for this practice, leading to ...

Pakxe looks forward to new park with embankment construction set to start

Provision of compensation for people affected by the Mekong River Integrated Management Project in central Pakxe, Champassak province, is complete, paving the way for construction to begin this month. ​A project to extend the riverbank and create a green and relaxing public space similar to ...

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