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Hanoi sets up team to inspect apartments

Hanoi’s Construction Department has set up an inspection team to review apartment buildings and impose fines for violations in their use and management.

The team has nine members led by CuQuangAnh, deputy chief inspectorate of the city’s Construction Department.

The team will inspect apartment’s investors, owners, users, operators and management boards in following State regulations.

It will also scrutinise documents on management of the apartments and maintenance funds between investors and management boards.

The team will inspect commonly-owned areas of apartment buildings to identify spaces that can possibly be encroached or used for wrong purposes.

The team has been asked to announce the inspection schedule and impose punishments following regulations as well as report the inspection results to the director of the municipal Construction Department.

According to local authorities, there are many models to manage apartment buildings in the capital city, but shortcomings remain, which lead to complaints and disputes.

Recently, many residents of apartment buildings have protested against investors who failed to deliver the apartments as committed or due to other problems.

Hanoi’s authorities were ordered to report about the protests against investors of real estate projects to the Construction Ministry.-VNA
Exports of tra fish to UK increase

HCM City, February 22 (VNA) - Tra fish exports to the UK were worth 45.7 million USD last year, an increase of 2.5 percent over the previous year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.

It accounted for 2.6 percent of total tra exports.

Vietnam is the sixth biggest exporter of tra fish to the UK behind Iceland, China, Norway, Denmark and Russia.

The UK and the Netherlands are the two largest importers of Vietnamese tra fish in the EU.

Vietnam’s exports to Hong Kong were worth nearly 41 million USD.

Thailand was the biggest buyer among ASEAN member nations with shipments worth 51 million USD.

Tra exports to many markets are expected to increase sharply this year.