Hundreds of projects, mostly resorts, have been abandoned for years along Vietnam’s central and southern coast, leaving locals jobless and cut off from the sea
Tag - land
jeudi 20 février 2014
vendredi 14 février 2014
A group of gun-toting men hired by the developer of a satellite city on the edge of Vietnam’s capital shot Tuesday at unarmed farmers trying to reclaim rice fields which are to be flattened as part of the mega project, injuring five of them, one severely, sources said.
mardi 14 janvier 2014
At the center of the dispute , the parish of Thu Thiem and buildings used by a group of nuns. District 2 authorities intend to take possession of the area, despite the centennial presence of the Christian community, in violation of the Constitution. The faithful accuse the government of Ho Chi Minh City of "covering up abuse" and scuttling "historical and cultural traditions".
mercredi 31 juillet 2013
HANOI – An appeals court in Vietnam has upheld a five-year prison term for a fish farmer who, along with several family members, was found guilty of planting mines and firing homemade guns at police trying to evict them from the land where they ran a shrimp business.
samedi 6 juillet 2013
BUON MA THUOT: Thi Sieu says her family lived for generations on a small plot of land studded with cashew trees until they fell victim to an alleged land grab by powerful local elites, a fate shared with many indigenous farmers in Vietnam’s lush central hills.
samedi 29 juin 2013
The Government Inspectorate on Tuesday (June 25) dismissed a statement made by a former senior official of Da Nang City that the municipal authorities did not mismanage land in a way alleged to have caused millions of dollars worth of losses.
mercredi 6 février 2013
Apparently no one, including its drafters, is entirely happy with the revision of Vietnam's Land Law that's been circulated for comment by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
mardi 1 janvier 2013
Police in the northern city of Hai Phong have demanded that four farmers resisting a high-profile land revocation be charged with murder, though no one was killed.
jeudi 16 août 2012
Having private aircraft, possessing islands, travelling in a Rolls & Royce, owning yachts and attracting the media like the portraits of the showbiz world – this is the common portrait of the Vietnamese millionaires.
mercredi 25 avril 2012
HANOI — Vietnam arrested 20 people after heavily-armed riot police used tear gas to break up a protest by hundreds of angry farmers, reports said on Wednesday, in the culmination of a six-year land dispute.
Prime minister Nguyen Tan Dung last week scored a hole in one by ordering closer golf course supervision.
mardi 24 avril 2012
HANOI — Vietnamese riot police fired warning shots and tear gas to break up a protest by hundreds of angry farmers against a forced eviction on the outskirts of the capital Hanoi on Tuesday, witnesses said.
mardi 21 février 2012
Hanoi - When police went to evict Doan Van Vuon's family from their fish farm in northern Vietnam, they were not expecting to be resisted with guns and land mines. The shootout left six officers injured and four men in jail on charges of attempted murder.
mardi 14 février 2012
Destroyed family farm could force changes in Vietnam’s law
mercredi 8 février 2012
The Wisdom of Farmers : this is the final part of a three-part series on corruption Vietnam's land ownership by David Brown, a retired US Foreign Service official who served in several posts throughout Southeast Asia.
Shootout in Tien Lang : this is the second of a three-part series on corruption Vietnam's land ownership by David Brown, a retired US Foreign Service official who served in several posts throughout Southeast Asia.
This is the first of a three-part series on corruption in Vietnam's land confiscation, which in many ways rivals China's, by David Brown, a retired diplomat with the US Foreign Service who served in several posts throughout Southeast Asia.
mercredi 24 novembre 2010
Hanoi - Land management practices in Vietnam are rife with corruption that benefits the rich at the expense of the poor, a panel of Vietnamese and foreign experts said Wednesday.