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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.

PM sets up appraisal council for high-speed railway project

An appraisal council with representatives of several ministries and provinces will study afresh the controversial ...

North-South high speed railway can cost $32 billion less: Ministry

Using different routes and speeds, two ministries have North-South high speed railway cost estimates that differ by a whopping $32 billion.
July 10, 2019 | 08:30 am GMT+7

South Korea, China investors dominate bids for North-South Expressway

Two sections of the North-South Expressway in the central region have attracted bids from 11 investors, the majority from South Korea and China.
July 09, 2019 | 12:32 pm GMT+7

Minister proposes $2 bln additional investment in Mekong Delta infrastructure

The Mekong Delta’s critical infrastructural needs require an additional VND45 trillion ($2 billion) over the next five years, a minister says.
June 18, 2019 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Hanoi begins wifi-equipped bus service to airport

Hanoi will start a new bus service from Ha Dong District to Noi Bai International Airport this Saturday, the Hanoi Transport Company announced.
June 07, 2019 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Ride-hailing firms draw up different roadmaps, Grab dominates

Vietnam’s ride-hailing market has become more vibrant after Uber’s exit, with local firms taking on Grab with diverse strategies.
June 07, 2019 | 08:09 am GMT+7

Transport ministry wants to treat ride-hailing firms like taxis until law enacted

The Ministry of Transport has suggested it could treat ride-hailing services like taxi companies until there is a law in place to regulate them.
June 05, 2019 | 12:35 pm GMT+7

Lawmakers urge greater investment in Mekong Delta transport

Legislators have called for greater transport connectivity between Mekong Delta provinces and localities like HCMC.
June 04, 2019 | 06:19 pm GMT+7

Expressway to link Hanoi with popular travel destination Moc Chau

The government has approved the construction of an expressway between the northern province of Hoa Binh and tourism hotspot Moc Chau.
May 21, 2019 | 06:31 pm GMT+7

Key Mekong Delta bridge set to open this weekend

A long-awaited bridge over the Hau River in the Mekong Delta will open to traffic on Sunday.
May 18, 2019 | 09:26 am GMT+7

​Vietnam seeks investment in North-South Expressway

Vietnam is soliciting domestic and foreign investment in eight components of the North-South Expressway as it seeks to improve infrastructure for its robust economy.
May 18, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Biman Bangladesh plane skids off runway in Yangon, 17 injured

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane skidded off the runway when it landed in bad weather at Yangon's international airport on Wednesday evening.
May 09, 2019 | 08:06 am GMT+7

HCMC wants $54 billion foreign investment

Ho Chi Minh City is seeking $53.8 billion worth of foreign investment in 210 projects with a focus on infrastructure.
May 08, 2019 | 07:32 pm GMT+7

41 dead in Russian plane blaze disaster

Forty-one people including at least two children have died after a Russian passenger plane made an emergency landing and erupted in a huge ball on Sunday.
May 06, 2019 | 08:07 am GMT+7
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