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New taxiway, runway upgrades proposed for Vietnam's largest airport

The Airports Corporation of Vietnam suggested a VND2.24 trillion ($96 million) upgrade for HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat airport to reduce congestion.

National highway continues to collapse into river in Mekong Delta

A 30 m section of National Highway 91 in the Mekong Delta fell into a river Tuesday, three weeks after a bigger collapse.

After 10-year-delay, southern expressway set for completion in 2021

The long-delayed Trung Luong-My Thuan Bridge could open to traffic next year following the government's approval of supplemental funding for the project.
August 16, 2019 | 03:47 pm GMT+7

Saigon lays claim to 'rockiest road on the planet'

Nu Dan Cong Street is an obstacle course of mini-craters that residents and commuters have been navigating for years.
August 10, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Mekong Delta province issues emergency warning over coastal erosion

Severe erosion of a sea section prompted authorities in Ca Mau Province to issue an emergency warning on Tuesday.
August 07, 2019 | 06:26 pm GMT+7

First AI-powered socioeconomic simulation center opens in HCMC

Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday inaugurated an artificial intelligence-powered center to simulate and predict socioeconomic patterns and trends.
August 02, 2019 | 04:33 pm GMT+7

National highway section in Mekong Delta collapses into river

A 100 m section of National Highway 91 in the Mekong Delta, which had developed a crack, broke away and fell into a river Thursday.
August 01, 2019 | 01:36 pm GMT+7

Sidewalks and traffic: a false trade-off

When I was writing my book "Hanoi Promenade," I often wondered what makes the city so special, so attaching.
July 30, 2019 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

Downtown toll can reduce traffic congestion losses: HCMC officials

Officials say improved traffic efficiency via toll gates to downtown HCMC can reduce congestion losses by VND245 trillion ($10.6 billion) in 15 years.
July 29, 2019 | 02:22 pm GMT+7

HCMC-Can Tho high speed train to cost $10 billion

A high-speed train connecting the two biggest cities of southern Vietnam, HCMC and Can Tho, would cost $10 billion, officials said Wednesday.
July 26, 2019 | 11:33 am GMT+7

Hanoi plans road toll for downtown areas to reduce congestion

A draft plan prepared by the Hanoi administration will seek to restrict entry downtown areas via automatic toll fees.
July 26, 2019 | 07:52 am GMT+7

Expressway work runs into financial roadblock

Work on the long-delayed Trung Luong – My Thuan Expressway might stall again next month since its investor is cash-strapped.
July 25, 2019 | 02:19 pm GMT+7

Vietnam should forget about high speed railway until 2030

An expensive high-speed railway is a nice dream, but let’s get real and build better roads between provinces first.
July 25, 2019 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

HCMC plans toll gates for cars to reduce congestion

HCMC Department of Transport wants the city to spend VND250 billion ($10.7 million) to build 34 toll gates for cars entering the city downtown.
July 17, 2019 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

A 350 kph train is fast, but where will it get Vietnam?

With the trans-Vietnam high-speed rail route back in the limelight, a senior expert suggests a lower-speed train that can carry both cargo and passengers.
July 14, 2019 | 10:21 am GMT+7
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