Long Thanh International Airport construction project – stage 1 is behind schedule due to lateness in land clearance

Lateness in Long Thanh International Airport construction due to land clearance

The project to establish Long Thanh International Airport is one key national project approved by the Government to enter the first phase from 2021-2025, with an investment of over VND109 billion (approx. US$4.8 million). However, the step of Dong Nai Province handing over 5,000ha of land for construction cannot be finished this year owing to difficulties in land clearance.

Thu Duc City prioritizes traffic infrastructure, urban renewal projects

Thu Duc City prioritizes traffic infrastructure, urban renewal projects

Deputy Chairman of the newly-established Thu Duc City People’s Committee Nguyen Bach Hoang Phung emphasized to speed up major public-invested projects and increase disbursement rate as per the direction of the municipal People’s Committee with the focus on infrastructure projects, traffic connection projects, drainage projects, anti-flooding projects, urban renewal projects to bring considerable changes in the city.
The task of land compensation payment has a great effect on the completion of transport construction projects. Photo by Cao Thang

Mechanism to reduce land-related project duration in HCMC suggested

Recently, many land-related projects have been behind schedule due to complications and limits in compensation and resettlement tasks. As a result, the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee put forward a proposal to the Prime Minister to allow a ‘special’ mechanism in the city in order to decrease the project time of several current projects here.