Ho Chi Minh City announces eight buildings violating fire code

Ho Chi Minh City announces eight buildings violating fire code

Ho Chi Minh City announced a list of eight buildings that had been put into use without receiving a fire code certification. Notorious Carina Plaza's developer NBB Group has one in the blacklist.
Most Hanoi apartments don’t have fire insurance

Most Hanoi apartments don’t have fire insurance

As of Wednesday, only 179 out of 718 multi-storey apartment buildings in Hanoi had fire insurance, according to the Hanoi Fire Prevention and Control Police Department.
Legal threat to landlords who fail fire safety

Legal threat to landlords who fail fire safety

Investors of apartment buildings in Hanoi who fail or defer to follow regulations on fire prevention would face legal proceedings, a Hanoi People’s Committee meeting heard yesterday.
Hanoi lists 17 buildings violating fire code

Hanoi lists 17 buildings violating fire code

Hanoi’s 17 buildings violating fire prevention and fighting regulations have been listed again, after thorough fire inspections in the capital’s buildings.
Hanoi decides to list buildings breaking the fire code

Hanoi decides to list buildings breaking the fire code

Hanoi is planning to announce the list of apartment buildings violating fire prevention and fighting regulations, following Ho Chi Minh City's example.
Helipads to adorn high-rise rooftops of Ho Chi Minh City vista?

Helipads to adorn high-rise rooftops of Ho Chi Minh City vista?

Ho Chi Minh City authorities issued a decision requiring all buildings higher than 20 floors to be equipped with a rooftop helipad fire and emergency rescue.
Poor safety system blamed for twin towers fire

Poor safety system blamed for twin towers fire

The massive fire that raged through Hanoi’s twin towers was exacerbated by the fact that the buildings have no water and fire alarm system. No fire extinguishers were found on the floors when the fire was detected Thursday.