Five major transport projects are scheduled to be completed in the second quarter of 2019, according to the Ministry of Transport (MoT).
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has urged the National Committee for Traffic Safety along with the Ministries of Transport and Public Security to exert all efforts to reduce traffic accidents during the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet) which lasts from February 2-10 this year.
Landslides triggered by prolonged heavy downpours flooded many streets on August 29, disrupting traffic and transport and causing havoc for residents.
The Tan Son Nhat International Airport Customs Sub-department under the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department have recently discovered a number of illegal foreign currency transport cases on flights from the city to foreign countries.
The Hanoi Department of Transport’s Public Transport Management and Operation Centre have just proposed to allow other vehicles to use BRT (Rapid Bus Transit) lanes.
Nguyen Van The, Minister of Transport, talks to Viet Nam News Agency about important missions for the transport sector in 2018.
Multiple transportation firms have proposed reducing the number of Build – Operate – Transfer (BOT) toll stations as well as road maintenance fees by 30 per cent.
The Ministry of Transport says it is not feasible to remove toll booths on national roads because the Government would have to shell out significant sums of money to compensate private investors.
HCM City’s Department of Transport has proposed to the city’s authority to begin the operation of electric buses to transport tourists from wharfs to hotels or tourism sites.
The transport ministry is in favour of the project to upgrade the Ha Noi Railway Station, as well as its surrounding areas, and to concretise the capital city’s general planning, said Deputy Minister Nguyen Ngoc Dong.
As many as 62 new bus routes will be launched in Hanoi by 2020 to meet the local demand and reduce traffic jams, according to Ha Huy Quang, Deputy Director of the city’s Department of Transportation.
The volume of goods and passenger transported in Hanoi have strongly increased in January as the country’s biggest festival in the year - the Lunar New Year (Tet) – is approaching.
The ICEX Spain Trade and Investment and the Spanish Embassy in Vietnam hosted a programme in Hanoi on October 19, seeking to connect Spanish and Vietnamese companies in internationally-funded projects.
The Ministry of Transport has no plan to change the current regulations on airfares, Minister Truong Quang Nghia has confirmed.
HCM City might not achieve its target of buying more than 800 compressed natural gas (CNG) buses by the end of the year, according to the Public Transport Management and Operation Centre.
The Hanoi Department of Transport has proposed launching a second Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route connecting Lang – Hoa Lac hi-tech zone and Kim Ma street, Ba Dinh district, Deputy Director of the Department Ngo Manh Tuan said on February 21.
Economies in Vietnam and the other nine countries that comprise the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) could conceivably see a bonanza of new jobs in 2017 and beyond, say many leading economists.