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Parliament okays $300mln railway upgrade in Vietnam

Vietnam’s National Assembly has approved a $300 million budget for four railway upgrade projects on its transnational route.

Vietnam Railways not motivated to improve, economists claim

The monopolistic sector has neither improved service quality nor lowered prices because it is not pushed to ...

Vietnam railways caught between a rock and a hard place

It needs to replace thousands of coaches and a hundred locomotives, but the one-meter track system itself is outdated.
July 06, 2018 | 11:01 am GMT+7

How Vietnam's railway loses momentum from past glory

The transport sector has received little attention after significant development a century ago.
June 08, 2018 | 07:45 am GMT+7

Vietnam rues missed railway opportunity

Series of recent crashes bring up discussions of undue attention for railway development.
June 05, 2018 | 01:52 pm GMT+7

Peace talks ignite land buying frenzy along South Korea's fortified border

Demand for property in the DMZ is surging on expectations of an influx of people and investment.
May 14, 2018 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Hanoi sends giant workforce to meet new sky train test-run deadline

500 workers have been deployed for the Cat Linh - Ha Dong project, compared to 400 last year.
April 04, 2018 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

Hanoi's long-delayed sky train set for test run in September, again

The railway is set to launch after the three to six month testing phase, putting the project another year behind schedule.
March 31, 2018 | 07:25 am GMT+7

HCMC secures $5 billion from Canadian fund for Mekong Delta rail link

The 200kph train journey will cut travel time from HCMC to Can Tho to just 40 minutes if the project gets the green light.
March 08, 2018 | 10:58 am GMT+7

Choo-choo! Saigon Station to undergo half-a-million dollar makeover

A green terrace, cafes and bistros will help restore the country’s largest railway hub to its former glory.
February 28, 2018 | 02:51 pm GMT+7

Rail link planned between Ho Chi Minh City and Cambodia's casino kingdom

The 250km route will be part of a larger network that also connects Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and China.
February 08, 2018 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Telegraph names top 10 train journeys in Asia, and 2 of them are in Vietnam

The Hanoi-Saigon trip offers 1,600km of pagodas and paddies, while the Kunming-Hanoi train races down the amazing rice terraces of Sa Pa.
January 11, 2018 | 07:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnam demands that Hanoi's long-delayed sky train be officially launched in 2018

Loan disbursement issues with China, which had been holding back the project, have finally been resolved.
December 30, 2017 | 09:02 am GMT+7

Railway paralyzed, flights grounded, ships sunk as Storm Damrey sweeps through central Vietnam

About 10 trains and over 80 flights have been canceled, while seven cargo ships have been sunk.
November 05, 2017 | 12:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam offers super cheap train tickets through Christmas holiday

Tickets of up to $4.40 will be available for travel on all routes until December 27.
September 23, 2017 | 11:38 am GMT+7
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