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Expert dubious about benefits of Vietnam’s plan to build world’s tallest TV tower

Tuesday, April 07, 2015, 17:37 GMT+7
Expert dubious about benefits of Vietnam’s plan to build world’s tallest TV tower

An authority in digital communications has expressed his doubts about the benefits which a plan by Vietnam’s national broadcaster to build the world’s tallest television tower would bring in comparison with the exorbitant costs it would incur.

As reported by the Vietnam Government Portal on December 9, 2014, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung approved a proposal of Vietnam Television (VTV) on the construction of a TV tower, which would be located in the new urban center of West Lake on a total area of around 14 hectares.

The premier assigned the Hanoi People’s Committee to steer and cooperate with the Ministry of Construction and VTV to implement the project.

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