The real estate market of Việt Nam showed signs of recovery in a more balanced development in the second quarter of this year, with increases in the number of successful transactions of apartments, houses and land, according to the report of the Ministry of Construction.
The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission held its 18th session in Hà Nội from August 10-11 to discuss wrongdoings by several Party bodies and impose disciplinary measures against the officials involved.
The opera house, covering around 13,000sq.m., would include an auditorium of 1,822 seats, and could also host large-scale cultural and arts events in other multi-purpose auditoriums with 1,000-2,000 seats.
Concerns over the newly-issued Vietnamese passports were the main topic during questions and answers at the 14th session of the 15th National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee, which started on Wednesday.
While the number of tourists I’ve seen since the reopening of the border to international tourists in March has allayed any fears I had about the tourism ‘bubble’ being burst in Việt Nam, one thing is still missing, something that a few years ago went hand-in-hand with backpackers and tourists.
Strict visa policies and a shortage of human resources and infrastructure in the tourism sector have stymied recovery of the travel industry, and the target of five million international arrivals this year could be out of reach, industry players warn.