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North-South Expressway a top priority for government in 2019

Eleven components of the North-South Expressway are among the top priority this year, the government has said.

Bamboo Airways postpones maiden flight

The first Bamboo Airways flight will not take off on October 10 as planned.

Cars from Thailand zoom into Vietnam

The number of cars imported last month marked a 45.6 percent increase over May this year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
July 11, 2018 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnam slams brakes on GrabTaxi plan to expand operations

The ride-hailing firm said the GrabTaxi should be allowed to operate nationwide.
June 22, 2018 | 03:14 pm GMT+7

Vietnam rehashes plan for ambitious high-speed railway

The transport ministry is trying to revive a plan to build a high-speed rail link.
September 13, 2016 | 10:52 am GMT+7

Vietnam to launch international bus routes to Thailand

New bus lines will connect Vietnam, Laos and Thailand.
August 29, 2016 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to connect 2,000km expressway by 2020

Investors are needed to fund the $10 billion North-South route. 
July 08, 2016 | 06:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnam starts the deployment of electronic toll collection

From July 1, Cau Gie – Ninh Binh expressway investor applies the Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) system with Radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology at its two ticket ...
July 02, 2016 | 12:20 pm GMT+7

Privatization helps Vietnamese contractors compete with foreign players

Vietnamese companies in the infrastructure sector have more chance to win projects funded by official development assistance loans after they have been either partly or wholly ...
June 10, 2016 | 11:47 am GMT+7

Vietnam launches online international driving license

Vietnamese and foreign drivers are now able to apply for an international driving license online for just VND135,000 ($6).
June 02, 2016 | 10:54 am GMT+7

Vietnam Airlines to sell $108 million stake to Japan’s largest airline

Vietnam Airlines has announced it plans to sell a stake equivalent to nearly nine percent of its charter capital to All Nippon Airways Holdings, and the $108 million deal could be ...
May 24, 2016 | 06:29 pm GMT+7

Expressway investor driven to take action over missing toll revenue

One of the investors in the Phap Van – Cau Gie expressway suspects that daily tolls of about VND1.2 billion ($54,000) do not reflect the number of vehicles using the road.
May 06, 2016 | 07:50 pm GMT+7

Nearly 8,000 flights delayed in first quarter

Airlines conducted 51,656 flights in Vietnam during the first three months in 2016, of which 7,735 were delayed and 295 were cancelled, but the plus-side was there were less lost ...
April 13, 2016 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Ministry of Transport makes $93 million from divestments

Nine state owned enterprises (SOEs) under the Ministry of Transport (MoT)’s management sold stakes worth VND2.7 trillion (about $93 million) in the first three months of 2016.
April 13, 2016 | 02:26 pm GMT+7

Expressway operator backs down on toll hikes, cuts fees instead

Tolls on the Hanoi – Hai Phong expressway will now be reduced after an outcry from transport operators over a proposed jump in fee was announced last week.
March 25, 2016 | 02:45 pm GMT+7
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