A number of highways have been opened for public use recently, benefiting the country’s socio-economic development. But ensuring traffic safety along these roads is difficult due to drivers’ low level of awareness and slack infrastructure management, transport experts say.
The northern port city of Haiphong should strive to become a significant logistics hub through luring additional investment in infrastructure and getting more capable firms involved in the sector, trade officials have noted.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt vowed to spend billions of pounds on public services, infrastructure and tax cuts on Sunday as the two men battling to become prime minister pitched themselves as the best candidate to take on the opposition Labour Party.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung spoke highly of France’s investment in Vietnam while hosting a reception in Hanoi on May 15 for several large French enterprises operating in infrastructure and aviation.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a conference on the development of the southern key economic zone on May 6 in Bien Hoa city, the southern province of Dong Nai.
The application of policies and advanced technologies from Japan towards reducing the damage caused by floods and landslides was highlighted at a seminar held in Hanoi on November 9 by the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) in collaboration with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism.
Authorities in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue have approved a sub-project to develop tourism infrastructure in the locality.
Embracing free trade policies, reducing over-regulation and costs of doing business, and investing in human capital and infrastructure are three ingredients that help Vietnam become a top emerging economy in less than three decades, said a writing posted on the US hakernoon.com.
Playing an important role in the Hanoi-Hai Phong-Quang Ninh economic triangle and serving as a gateway for trade between Vietnam and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China, the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh has been making several breakthroughs to develop local transport infrastructure and meet the burgeoning economic growth.
While the proportion of the national economy driven by cash transactions remains immense, experts believe that there will be a major shift toward using cashless payments in the coming time with drastic measures taken by the Government.
Provinces in the Mekong Delta have invited bids for many large infrastructure works.
The development of physical infrastructure as well as educational and health infrastructure is essential to improve the living standards of people across the country, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
Vietnam spent big money to build a deep-water port but did not build infrastructure for ships to go in and out of the port.
The Ministry of Finance signed an agreement with the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) on December 19 to borrow more than US$9 million (VND212 billion) for a project to develop coastal infrastructure in response to the effects of climate change in Thai Binh Province.
Vietnam is facing numerous challenges caused by rapid urbanization, leaving burdens on its technical and social infrastructure and leading to many severe consequences. In this context, finding solutions for sustainable urban development is one of Vietnam’s current top priorities.
The Government Inspectorate (GI) has released findings of egregious wrongdoing in the implementation of a number of BT (Build-Transfer) and BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) infrastructure and environmental projects in Ha Noi City.
The Vietnam government fully understands that to compete for foreign direct investment with other Asian countries over the long term— low wages aren’t sufficient, says leading economist Eugenia Victorino.
President Tran Dai Quang encouraged US businesses to make investment in Vietnam’s energy, oil and gas, infrastructure, finance-banking, education and training, and tourism while addressing a workshop on the Vietnam-US prospects in 2017 and the following years in Hanoi on May 19.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will continue its support for infrastructure development in Vietnam, said ADB Vice President for Knowledgement Management and Sustainable Development Bambang Susantono at a press conference on March 8.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the Mekong Delta province of An Giang to continuously improve its investment environment, with attention paid to human resources quality and infrastructure, while addressing an investment promotion conference held by the province on December 15.