Vietnam 

Vinacomin strives to meet increasing demand for coal – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Cọc Sáu coal mine. Việt Nam National Coal – Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited is trying to meet the increasing demand for coal. — Photo vinacomin.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam National Coal – Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) had been working to meet the increasing demand for coal for electricity generation and production, Vinacomin’s general director Đặng Thanh Hải said. Vinacomin targeted to reach an output of 4.1 million tonnes of coal in March. Production would be enhanced at open-cast coal mines…

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Property 

Hong Kong developers to build larger flats as tiny homes lose appeal amid increasing public housing supply

Hong Kong developers are having to rethink their approach to tiny flats, as the strategy of building low-priced homes no bigger than a car park space is being squeezed by the government’s commitment to increase the supply of public housing, according to commercial real estate service provider JLL. During her policy address on October 10, Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor pledged to increase the proportion of public housing by adjusting the target public-private housing ratio for land supply to 70:30 from 60:40. “The increase in subsidised housing may sap…

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