Works on Hoi An Town too slow, says people's committee

The World Heritage town of Hoi An is undergoing refurbishment works, but at a pace too slow, says the provincial people’s committee.

Thanh Nien News, 08 January 2008

Authority wants infrastructure works speeded up in ancient town
Thanh Nien News, 09 January 2008

The administration also criticized the project’s implementation – the department failed to conduct surveys on the site’s archeological features and conducted the upgrade on both sides of the streets simultaneously thereby negatively impacting upon local residents, businesses and tourists.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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