Viet Nam News Trần Ngọc Hùng, chairman of the Việt Nam Construction Association, speaks to Việt Nam News Agency about key reasons for the delays in the renovation of old living quarters in Hà Nội. How do you evaluate the national programme to renovate old living quarters? The national programme to renovate old living quarters was launched more than 10 years ago, but its implementation has been very slow. As a consequence, its results have been limited. According to the latest report, some 25 percent of the old living quarters have been described as “very dangerous.” They could collapse at any time and the lives of people living in these building are at risk. What are the main factors preventing the programme from following its approved plan? The Government’s policy is totally right, yet specific guidelines and solutions to implement the policy have not been translated into real life. I should say the implementation of the … [Read more...] about Why does renovation of old living quarters proceed so slowly?
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The Hanoitimes - A series of new mural roads in Hanoi show that the city is paying more attention to the development of its public space. Mural corner in Phung Hung Street, Hanoi Only recently has Hanoi recognized and paid attention to the protection, maintenance of public space, as well as action against the encroachment and decline of PS. However, it is not true that all public space or community art projects would make life better, architect Tran Huy Anh (Hanoi Architect Association) told Hanoitimes. In your opinion, how was Vietnamese community art, or in other words, street fresco originated? The remarkable street mural project in Vietnam is in Tam Thanh commune (Tam Ky city, Quang Nam province.) Initially, this project is quite successful due to the support of a Korean organization with 20 years of experience in community projects. The project has turned Tam Thanh from a remote fishing village into a tourist attraction. In so speaking, Hanoi learnt Tam Thanh to do … [Read more...] about Awakening of Hanoi public space
The unparalleled Pool Villas of Diamond Island are a bright spot in the residential scene of Ho Chi Minh City, seamlessly blending the natural environment of the serenely flowing water on two sides and the metropolitan sight of the central business district. Only very few can enjoy the unequalled lifestyle that comes with a pioneering luxury housing concept. Diamond Island of Kusto Home is the first project of its kind in Ho Chi Minh City, with a selection of exquisite villas outclassing everything known so far. A unique feature of Diamond Island is the incomparable excellence of the facilities, leaving nothing to be desired and allowing families to indulge in privacy. While others escape their homes to find top-quality comfort and peace, Diamond Island provides a level of convenience not even the most prestigious resorts can offer—every day. The long list of top-class amenities comprises a private marina club and water taxi, a sports complex, and a Zen garden and BBQ areas, … [Read more...] about Unfettered freedom and luxurious living: Pool Villas at Diamond Island
In April, BIM Group and its distributor agency MGV will organisea gala dinner to bring to customers the most authentic dining experience at InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort. This is the start of the launch event and also the last chance for customers who want to own 15 luxury grand ocean-view condominiums of the project. The gala dinner will be held at InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort’s restaurant Sora&Umi. On the night of the party, customers can enjoy gastronomic delights in a luxuriousand cosyspace. With a fresh menu and soft melodious music from the band, customers will have a memorable feast, and an unforgettable experience at the most luxurious resort in Phu Quoc. Intercontinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort is located in Bai Truong – Phu Quoc, the well-known wild beach known to have the most beautiful sunset view in the country. The project also has a branch in Phu Quoc Marina, a luxury resort complex and the leading entertainment complex in … [Read more...] about Experience the Intercontinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort
Ancient houses of Hoa ethnic people in Bang Van and Thuong An communes, Ngan Son district, Bac Kan province have stood for half a century and became a destination in the northeastern mountainous province. However, harsh weather and fast-paced urbanisation are challenging the longevity of those houses, requiring local authorities and people to use proper preservation measures. At first, there were some 100 houses standing along one-kilometre road of Duc Van commune. Now there are only 10 preserving its original shape while the others have been replaced by modern houses. The houses have witnessed the lives of many generations of Hoa people so there are still people choosing to keep them that way, with certain modifications for a more modern and cozier living space. Dong Phuc Linh, Village elder of Ban Duom B village, Thuong An commune, Ngan Son district, Bac Kan told reporters: "Our great great grandfathers have the same idea of building a house in … [Read more...] about Ancient houses requires proper preservation measures