The Ministry of Construction has announced a project to upgrade a section of the National Highway 1 that runs from Ha Noi to Bac Giang.
The build-operate-transfer project will have a total capital of VND3.6 trillion (US$171 million).
Of the total length of 47km, a 20km stretch from Nhu Nguyet Bridge to Bac Giang City will be a four-lane road.
Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times)
City to upgrade old apartment buildings
The HCM City People's Committee has ordered relevant authorities to complete projects to rebuild and upgrade old apartment buildings in the city by October 2015.
The projects will be carried out by the municipal Construction Department in cooperation with related agencies.
Buildings covered by the projects include those located on 11 Vo Van Tan Street; 148 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street; 125 Pasteur Street, 274 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street and 251 Hoang Van Thu Street.
Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)