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Hanoi proposes construction of Me So Bridge at US$215 million
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Hanoi proposes construction of Me So Bridge at US$215 million

NDO - The Hanoi municipal government has proposed constructing the Me So Bridge connecting the city’s Thuong Tin district with Hung Yen province at a cost of approximately VND4.89 trillion (US$215

Tetra Pak commences construction of packaging factory in Binh Duong
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Tetra Pak commences construction of packaging factory in Binh Duong

NDO - Sweden-based food packaging and processing company Tetra Pak held a ground-breaking ceremony, for a packaging factory worth US$110 million, at the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park II (VSIP II)

RoK firm commences construction of first aero engines plant in Vietnam
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RoK firm commences construction of first aero engines plant in Vietnam

NDO - Hanwha Techwin from the Republic of Korea (RoK) held a ground breaking ceremony for the Hanwha Aero Engines Plant at the Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park in Hanoi, on September 21, which is the first

Banks provide funding for Phong Dien solar power plant construction
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Banks provide funding for Phong Dien solar power plant construction

NDO – The Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) and the Vietnam Development Bank (VDB) have signed a co-financing agreement to provide preferential loans for the construction

Show must go on: Saigon's Bui Vien Street stays open under construction rubble
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Show must go on: Saigon's Bui Vien Street stays open under construction rubble

En Vnexpress - Vendors are trying to cover up the construction mess to stop visitors from turning away.

Ho Chi Minh City: Construction on new eastern coach station begins
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Ho Chi Minh City: Construction on new eastern coach station begins

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – The Saigon Transportation Mechanical Corporation (SAMCO) began the construction of a new eastern coach station at a total cost of VND773 billion (US$33.6 million) on April 26.

Construction ministry to set condotel rules
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Construction ministry to set condotel rules

Vietnamnet - The construction ministry will study the legality of condotels and issue technical standards soon to ensure that the development of this new property product is on the right track.

Construction project of Ban Gioc waterfall tourism site approved
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Construction project of Ban Gioc waterfall tourism site approved

EN VietNamNet - The Prime Minister has approved the general construction project of Ban Gioc waterfall tourism site and detailed plan for the site's central area.

Construction begins on downstream Dinh River dam in Ninh Thuan
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Construction begins on downstream Dinh River dam in Ninh Thuan

Nhan dan - NDO—The provincial People’s Committee of the south-central coastal province of Ninh Thuan held a ground-breaking ceremony to begin the construction of a dam on the Dinh River in the city

Deputy PM requires faster construction of Song Hau power centre
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Deputy PM requires faster construction of Song Hau power centre

Nhan dan - NDO/ VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung urged contractors to accelerate the construction of the Song Hau electric power centre during his inspection at the site in the Mekong

Construction material industry sees expanding Thai acquisition
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Construction material industry sees expanding Thai acquisition

Vietnamnet - A slew of construction material firms especially cement producers in Vietnam have become Thai ownership through mergers and acquisitions (M&A), which is forecast to keep going on in

Vietbuild expo showcases latest products of construction industry
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Vietbuild expo showcases latest products of construction industry

Nhan dan - NDO – The 2017 Vietbuild International Expo kicked off in Hanoi on March 15, featuring 1,700 booths showcasing the latest products and services of the construction industry.

Siam Cement Group acquires construction material company in central Vietnam
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Siam Cement Group acquires construction material company in central Vietnam

Vietnamnet - SCG Cement-Building Materials Co., Ltd., a member of Siam Cement Group (SCG), has just spent $156 million on buying up the shares of Vietnam Construction Materials JSC (VCM).

Cam Ranh Airport gets nearly VND3 trillion in funding for terminal construction
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Cam Ranh Airport gets nearly VND3 trillion in funding for terminal construction

Nhan dan - NDO - Vietcombank and Vietinbank will provide a total of VND2.988 trillion (US$131.47 million) to finance the construction of an international terminal at Cam Ranh Airport in the central

Construction Ministry urged to comprehensively restructure 16 SOEs during 2016-20
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Construction Ministry urged to comprehensively restructure 16 SOEs during 2016-20

Nhan dan - NDO—Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on February 6 held a meeting with relevant ministries and agencies on the restructuring of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and enterprises with

VN construction industry shows potential
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VN construction industry shows potential

Vietnamnet - In real terms, the Vietnamese construction industry registered a growth rate of 9.1 per cent in 2016, measured at constant 2010 US dollar exchange rates, according to latest report by

Construction crane collapses onto highway in Dubai
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Construction crane collapses onto highway in Dubai

Yahoo News DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A construction crane has collapsed during high winds on the main highway running through Dubai, disrupting traffic in the heart of the Mideast's

Militants attack construction workers in Indian Kashmir, kill three
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Militants attack construction workers in Indian Kashmir, kill three

Yahoo News Several unidentified militants attacked a camp housing road construction workers in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, killing three laborers before fleeing, said police in

Israel says China to send thousands of construction workers
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Israel says China to send thousands of construction workers

Yahoo News China has agreed for thousands of migrant construction labourers to work in Israel in a bid to alleviate a housing crisis in the Jewish state, the Israeli government said Wednesday. The

Prime minister launches construction of cement plant in Binh Phuoc
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Prime minister launches construction of cement plant in Binh Phuoc

Nhan dan - NDO - Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended a ground-breaking ceremony for the Minh Tam Cement Plant in the southern province of Binh Phuoc’s Hon Quan district on January 2. The

Kenya starts construction of cruise ship terminal at Mombasa seaport
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Kenya starts construction of cruise ship terminal at Mombasa seaport

Kenya on Friday started constructing its first cruise ship terminal at its Indian Ocean seaport of Mombasa, hoping to boost tourism which brings in a substantial portion of the east African country's

Construction industry to thrive in 2017
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Construction industry to thrive in 2017

Vietnam’s construction industry will grow by 6.3 per cent in real terms of 2017 and 6.1 per cent in 2018, according to Business Monitor International (BMI) Research, a Fitch Group Company.

Women migrant numbers high in Thai construction
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Women migrant numbers high in Thai construction

BANGKOK (AP) — A U.N. report says that women make up almost 40 percent of migrant construction workers in Thailand, more than almost anywhere else in the world. But the large numbers only serve to

Tokyo starts construction of main Olympic stadium
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Tokyo starts construction of main Olympic stadium

Construction of the main stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially started Sunday, more than a year after the original blueprints were torn up following public outcry over skyrocketing costs. "I

Adani to start construction of Australian mine next year
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Adani to start construction of Australian mine next year

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — India's Adani Enterprises Ltd. planned to begin construction work on Australia's biggest coal mine in the middle of next year, an executive said Tuesday.