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US embargo on Russian contractor delays key power project in Vietnam

U.S. sanctions have prevented the Russian contractor of a billion-dollar power plant in southern Vietnam from importing materials to complete construction.

Metro trains delivery to take another four months

The arrival of the first train for Hanoi’s second metro line has been delayed to next July, instead of March, as previously announced.

Another delay pushes deadline for second Hanoi metro to 2022

The operational deadline for Nhon-Hanoi Railway Station metro line has been pushed back a year to December 2022.
August 03, 2019 | 09:44 pm GMT+7

10-year delayed expressway likely to see more delays

A VND10 trillion ($431 million) expressway connecting Saigon with the Mekong Delta has been badly delayed and could be dogged by more trouble.
July 29, 2019 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

Pilot shortage causes delays, cancellations of Vietjet flights

Vietnam’s aviation authority says recent delays and cancellation of Vietjet flights happened because overworked pilots were not allowed to fly.
June 20, 2019 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam metro projects costs overrun by $3.5 billion

Vietnam’s five metro projects have seen their costs balloon by VND81 trillion ($3.5 billion) following long delays.
June 05, 2019 | 04:10 pm GMT+7

Inexperienced Chinese contractor responsible for Hanoi metro delays

The long operational delays and ballooning budget in Hanoi’s metro project have been caused by an inexperienced Chinese contractor.
June 05, 2019 | 03:05 pm GMT+7

$52-mln hotel project scrapped in Nha Trang after ten-year delay

Authorities have pulled the plug on an amusement-hotel project in central Nha Trang Town after the investor failed to start work for a decade.
March 21, 2019 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Saigon's first metro line off track, in crisis mode

Saigon’s first metro line, tangled in bureaucratic bungling, funding shortages and a personnel crisis, looks set to miss its 2020 deadline.
December 28, 2018 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Bamboo Airways postpones maiden flight again

Vietnam’s newest airline Bamboo Airways will not operate its maiden flight Thursday as scheduled, the second time it has been delayed.
December 28, 2018 | 09:50 am GMT+7

Six years on, Saigon's first metro line nowhere near completion

Set to open in 2017, then 2020, Saigon’s first metro line will not meet the delayed deadline either.
November 11, 2018 | 12:08 pm GMT+7

Speed up transportation projects to avoid cost overruns: parliament members

National Assembly deputies Friday called for faster implementation of transportation projects to avoid cost overruns caused by huge delays.
October 27, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Japan urges Vietnam to speed up ODA disbursement

Japan is concerned about ‘serious’ delays in disbursement of funds for major official development assistance (ODA) projects in Vietnam.
October 18, 2018 | 05:28 pm GMT+7

Huge HCMC urban area back on front burner after long delay

HCMC authorities might auction a huge, long-delayed mixed-use property development which will also include a golf course.
September 20, 2018 | 01:52 pm GMT+7

Controversy shrouds proposed Kien Giang Province power plants

Tan Tao’s long-delayed Kien Luong power projects are posing a big headache to the government following disagreement over project spending so far.
August 29, 2018 | 11:08 am GMT+7
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