Economy
Training seminar to improve management of construction projects for Viet Nam

There was a training seminar in the central city of Da Nang recently as part of a Japan-funded project.

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21th Asia Construct Conference Takes Place in Tokyo

Tokyo-based Research Institute of Construction and Economy, RISE held the 21th Asia Construct Conference in Tokyo with attendance from eight companies throughout Asia. Under the main theme “Sustainable Construction Policy and Market,” the conference focused on such matters as infrastructure development and international cooperation. 

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Museum for Ukiyoe Artist Hokusai Opens in Sumida Ku, Tokyo

A museum which has a collection of famous ukiyoe artist Katsushika Hokusai who lived in late 18th century will open on November 22 in Sumida-ku, Tokyo.

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Vietbuild Hanoi International Expo

The third Vietbuild 2016 international exhibition, themed “Real Estate - Interior & Exterior Decoration and Building Materials,” opened in Ha Noi on November 16.

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Japan funds wastewater treatment project in Dong Nai

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the People’s Committee of southern Dong Nai province have reached agreement on the funding for a drainage and wastewater treatment project in Bien Hoa city.

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Reservour pilot for HCMC

Flooding is a painful condition in Vietnam today. The rain in the past two months that affected many areas in HCMC.

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Int’l conference on sustainable concrete in Hanoi

Concrete has been the most used building material over the world with increasing production. It is estimated that 35 billion tonnes of concrete are produced worldwide annually.

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Garment industry benefits from less red tape

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has removed the inspection of formaldehyde content in textile and garment products that cause many difficulties to enterprises.

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Fruit and veggie imports hit more than US$500 million

Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports reached more than US$1 billion while imports jumped 36.9% to more than US$500 million for the eight months leading up to September of 2016, according to the Vietnam Customs.

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Fuji Engineering offers housing and services for workers

Japan’s Fuji Engineering Co., Ltd commenced a project to build houses for rent and provide services for experts and workers at Japanese enterprises.

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