Land is a sensitive and complicated issue as it encompasses political and economic factors, and affects social stability. The best way to manage this area is to get in touch with people and businesses to help them better understand such a complicated issue, according to Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Dang Hung Vo in an interview with VOV. When building laws, Mr Vo said policy makers should take into account the legitimate rights of people and businesses, as well as measures to protect these rights, or even sometimes deal with corruption and differences among agencies or between people and the administration. "Everything will go smoothly if we get in touch with them frankly, openly and for no mercenary motives," said Mr Vo. The deputy minister welcomed the National Assembly's decision to oversee the planning, management and use of land to make this work effective. "The quality of planning work is not good enough," said Mr Vo. "Currently, the approval of … [Read more...] about Land management and planning need consistency
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The Hanoitimes - Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade to preside over and coordinated with the Ministry of Planning and Investment and relevant agencies to perfect the automobile industry development strategy and plan until 2020, with a vision to 2030. This is part of document 37/TB-VPCP of the Government Office on January 21. Under the document, the automobile industry development strategy and plan until 2020, with a vision to 2030, will focus on the following contents: Analysing the actuality of the automobile industry carefully, the strengths and limitations of the industry, to find causes and apply lessons; supplementing necessary statistics, especially those on the market; and analysing development trends of the automobile consumption market, the world's automobile industry and experiences and policies of other countries for the automobile industry, especially countries with similar development to Vietnam. Defining … [Read more...] about Perfecting automobile industry development strategy and plan until 2020
On November 21, the provincial Standing Party Committee held a conference presided over by the Member of the Central Communist Party, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Tran Dinh Thanh to wrap up 10-year implementation of the Politburo's Instruction No 30-CT/TW ( 8th Tenure) on developing and implementing the regulation on democracy at grassroots level. Soon after receiving Politburo's Instruction No 30-CT/TW, the provincial Standing Party Committee held a conference on deployment of Instruction 30 and Decree 29 issued by the government for 250 core cadres of the province, gave guidelines to the provincial People's Committee, offices, units on building specific plans and chose 12 provinces and districts for trial. … [Read more...] about Summing-up conference on ten-year implementation of the Politburo’s Instruction No 30-CT/TW ( 8th Tenure) on developing and implementing the democratic regulations at grassroots levels.
MARD sets steep export revenue target and plans to help farmers (24-08-2007) Seedless tomatoes are collected for export to China in Dien Thanh Commune, Dien Chau District, central Nghe An Province. Farmers growing vegetables will receive new forms of assistance in the domestic and foreign markets. — VNA/VNS Photo Lan Xuan HCM CITY— Farmers growing vegetables, flowers and fruit will receive new forms of assistance to gain a foothold in domestic and foreign markets, said Diep Kinh Tan, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development. To reach the export revenue target of US$760 million by 2010, the vegetable and fruit industry would need to change crop cultivation methods, improve produce quality and comply with food safety and sanitation standards set for Vietnamese fruit, Tan said. The export revenue target is three times that already achieved in 2007. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has authorised the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to approve a … [Read more...] about MARD sets steep export revenue target and plans to help farmers
Asynchronous urban development is common across the country, with zoning plans only available for some urban areas when they have already been developed, said Minister of Construction Trinh Dinh Dung at an online meeting on Tuesday. Minister of Construction Trinh Dinh Dung . The fact that land is allocated en masse to urban projects, coupled with the shortcomings in urban planning of localities, has broken the general planning and saw urban development slip out of control. Therefore, Dung stressed there are still many challenges for urban development in the country. Urban development lacks planning and synchronous infrastructure, while traffic congestion and environmental pollution adversely affects the quality of life Dung ascribed such a situation to the inadequate legal system related to urban development, with gaps in some fields and overlaps in others. In addition, sanctions against violations have yet to be specified. Furthermore, the State management of construction fails … [Read more...] about Urban development lacks planning, says minister