Land

Vietnam to make land administration transparent with public website

Minister of Construction Pham Hong Ha says an online portal would be set up this year to provide urban planning information to the public. He told a National Assembly discussion on land administration and use that it would help prevent arbitrary changes to land planning.The ...

Anh Minh

NA looks into urban land-related policies, law implementation

The implementation of policies and legal regulations on the planning, management and use of land in urban areas over the past few years was the focus of the National Assembly (NA) during the sixth working day of its ongoing seventh session on May 27.Keep reading  ...

Compensation for expropriated land “detached” from market value: experts

The Government’s mechanism to calculate the compensation rate for residents whose land it takes for public purposes is “detached” from the market value instead of relying on it, leading to prolonged opposition and grievances from those affected.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam imprisons another 15 for SEZ law protest violations

A group of 15 protesters will be jailed for attacking police officers and vandalizing a fire police station last June. A court in the south central province of Binh Thuan Wednesday sentenced Pham Thanh, 31, to four years and six months in prison for disrupting ...

Tu Huynh

UK shares experience in land registration with Vietnam

The United Kingdom’s experience in land registration and land information system (LIS) was shared at a seminar co-hosted by the Vietnam General Department of Land Administration and the British Embassy in Vietnam on August 31.Keep reading  ...

Draft SEZ law not on NA Standing Committee's agenda at Aug session

The draft law on special administrative and economic units, also known as special economic zones (SEZ), will not be put on the agenda of a National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee session set for August 8 to 13, reported Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper, citing a ...

Saigon Times Reporter

Dong Nai: 20 sentenced for disturbing public order

The People’s Court of Bien Hoa city, the southern province of Dong Nai, on July 30 handed out sentences ranging from 12 months probation to 18 months in prison to 20 defendants under the charge of “causing public disorder” pursuant to Clause 1, Article 318 ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam jails another 10 SEZ law protestors for blocking traffic

A court in the central province of Binh Thuan sentenced Pham Sang, 26, to three years and six months in jail on Monday for disturbing public order during protests that broke out against the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) draft law on June 10 and 11. ...

Tu Huynh

Vietnam’s legislature agrees to delay adoption of draft law on special economic zones

Vietnam’s lawmaking National Assembly has approved a proposal of the legislature’s Standing Committee on delaying a vote on a draft law which provides legal grounds for the development of new special economic zones.Keep reading ...

Tuan Son

Traffic disrupted as crowds gather across Vietnam to oppose land policy in new economic zones

Thousands assembled in Vietnamese localities on Sunday to show disagreement as to a draft law on developing new special economic zones that they fear will pose risks to national security, causing road blockage and delaying flights.Keep reading ...

Tuan Son

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