return icon Vietnamnet.vn

Fourteen urgent transport projects to be implemented in 2020

The transport sector will strive to complete 10 road projects and commence four railway upgrade projects in 2020 which have been approved by the National Assembly Standing Committee (NAST). 

 

{keywords}

The four railway projects which have a total investment capital of VND7 trillion (US$300.4 million) are scheduled to be completed in 2021. (Illustrative image)

 

The 14 urgent and important transport projects were approved by the NAST on July 31, 2018.


The 10 road projects have a total investment of approximately VND8 trillion (US$ 343.3 million) including a highway connecting the Hanoi – Hai Phong highway with the Cau Gie – Ninh Binh highway, the upgrade of the National Highway 53’s Tra Vinh – Long Toan section, and the upgrade of the National Highway 30’s Cao Lanh – Hong Ngu section, among others.

Meanwhile, the four railway projects which have a total investment capital of VND7 trillion (US$300.4 million) are scheduled to be completed in 2021.

The railway projects include the upgrade of essential works in the Hanoi – Vinh route, the upgrade of weak tunnels and the opening of new stations in the Vinh – Nha Trang route, the upgrade of essential works in the Nha Trang – Saigon route, and the upgrade of weak railway bridges in the Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City route.

The project on the upgrade of weak railway bridges in the Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City route will commence in June 2020 and the project on the upgrade of weak tunnels and the opening of new stations in the Vinh – Nha Trang route is scheduled to kick off in August 2020.

The construction of the remaining railway projects is expected to begin in November 2020. Nhan Dan

HCM City targets completion of many transport projects in 2020

HCM City targets completion of many transport projects in 2020

HCM City authorities are planning to complete or start key transport infrastructure projects this year in an aim to reduce traffic congestion and develop connections between the city and neighbouring provinces.

Major transport projects given priority

Major transport projects given priority

The Ministry of Transport has approved Long An’s proposal to add the construction of a 60km-long axis road connecting HCM City and Long An and Tien Giang to a transport-infrastructure connectivity project in the Mekong Delta.  

MORE NEWS

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 29

Buckwheat Flower Festival returns to Ha Giang in November

Vietnam welcomes 1.87 million foreign visitors in nine months

Vietnam welcomed about 1.87 million international arrivals in the first nine months of this year, 16.4 times higher than the same period last year but much lower than that in the same time in 2019 before COVID-19 broke out.

Close to 123,000 sea turtles released back to sea

The Con Dao National Park in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau released 122,867 baby turtles into the ocean between January and September.

Vietnamese, Danish friendship blossoms over the years

Many foreigners have enjoyed diverse landscapes, authentic local food, endless love, eternal friendship, and a favourable investment environment in Vietnam.

China imports less glutinous rice from Vietnam

The proportion of glutinous rice in total rice exports to China has fallen from 74 percent to 48 percent.

Vietnamese artists to appear in Norwegian play

Several talented local artists from the Vietnam Youth Theater have been invited to perform in 'Hedda Gabler', a classic play which is considered to be one of the outstanding works of Norwegian writer Henrik Ibsen.

Minor improvements seen in the transparency of provincial budgets

The average ranking of budget transparency for localities in 2021 was 69.53 points out of 100, a rise of just 0.44 points compared to 2020.

Pianist Nguyen Dang Quang returns home for concert of classical music

Piano player Nguyen Dang Quang, son of composer Quoc Trung and renowned artist Thanh Lam, is a fresh and promising presence at the event.

VN central bank acts to tighten the Vietnamese dong liquidity

A recent money market report of Saigon Securities Incorporation (SSI) showed the SBV last week net withdrew a total of VND34.6 trillion through the OMO channel.

Vietnam needs to improve human resources in digital age: World Bank

To reach the goal of becoming a high-income country by 2045, Vietnam needs to quickly improve the quality and quantity of its human resources.

Vietnam’s GDP rises by 13.67% in third quarter: statistics office

Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 13.67% in the third quarter, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Ministry of Culture demands strict supervision of beauty contests

Culture, Sports, and Tourism Minister Nguyen Van Hung has signed a directive strengthening state supervision of a variety of cultural and artistic activities, including beauty pageants and modelling contests.

VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS SEPTEMBER 29

Vietnam to become “new Asian tiger”: Italian journal

Vietnam to become the worlds chip production center

In the first eight months of this year, phones and electronic components have the most prominent export turnover in our country, reaching nearly 40 billion USD.

Currency stable amid fresh Fed hike

Despite the US Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate hike, the Vietnamese currency has seen only limited depreciation when compared to the currencies of its regional partners.
back_to_top