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Forty-nine BOT (build-operate-transfer) transport projects have been reported as having revenue below expectations.

Foreign investors call for greater flexibility in Vietnam's upcoming PPP law

A lack of a unified legal framework governing PPP is the main factor that Vietnam’s infrastructure sector growth potential is capped at 6.1% per year through 2029.

Vietnam needs new approaches to fund development: ADB expert

As Vietnam is estimated to need an average of US$210 billion for infrastructure per year through 2030 to meet its development targets, an ADB expert suggested the country should adopt new approaches to get the huge capital.


With 200 aircraft for 90 million people, Vietnam’s aviation industry remains modest

Investors have noted that the number of aircraft in Vietnam is low compared with regional countries.

Vietnam ready for ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020: ambassador

The Vietnamese Permanent Mission to ASEAN has completed all preparations for the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, a diplomat has said.

Infrastructure developers await law on PPP

The National Assembly is working on an investment law on public-private partnerships (PPP) which investors hope will settle legal conflicts.

More airlines join market, create infrastructure bottlenecks

Runways, infrastructure and air traffic control activities cannot keep up with the pace of aviation market development.

5G subscriptions in Vietnam likely to hit 6.3 million by 2025

The number of 5G subscribers in Vietnam could hit 6.3 million by 2025, according to technology conglomerate Cisco Vietnam.

Soc Trang attractive to wind power developers

The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang has risen to an attractive destination for investors in renewable energy, especially wind power.

VN Transport Ministry moves ahead to reorganize inland container depots

Inland container depots (ICD) play an important role in connecting transport modes, sharing the burden with seaports.

Infrastructure development to give southern region a push

Still the ‘engine’ of the country’s economic development, southern provinces have seen growth slowing down.

VN Government supports special mechanisms for ground clearance in HCM City

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting with HCMC leaders yesterday on implementation of special policies and procedures to shorten times for compensation, resettlement, and handover of land during ground clearance for infrastructure development.


World Bank pledges to support Vietnam in infrastructure development

 VietNamNet Bridge – The World Bank is willing to work with Vietnam in infrastructure development and wants to share Vietnam’s experience with other countries in this sphere, 

Vietnam seeks more FDI from Japan

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam is expected to receive more foreign direct investment (FDI) from Japan in the coming years as part of its strategy to shift investment attraction towards high-quality capital.

Compensation for expropriated land “detached” from market value: experts

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Government’s mechanism to calculate the compensation rate for residents whose land it takes for public purposes is "detached" from the market value instead of relying on it, 

HCM City: will $5 billion drive floods away?

More than 10 years ago, HCMC began applying a series of measures to fight against floods and improve the environment, worth trillions of dong. 

Understanding the fourth revolution

 VietNamNet Bridge – Pham Dai Duong, deputy minister of Science and Technology, talks with Vietnam News Agency about challenges the country is facing in the course of deep international integration.

Chinese capital flows to Vietnam’s infrastructure projects

VietNamNet Bridge - The proposed Long Thanh Airport as well as many other huge infrastructure projects are attracting many Chinese investors.

Restructuring transport tricky

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Ngoc Dong, Deputy Minister of Transport, speaks to Viet Nam News Agency on how to solve transportation problems.

Foreign travelers on sharp rise, putting pressure on tourism infrastructure

VietNamNet Bridge - As the number of foreign tourists continues to grow at a high rate, travel firms have been advised to disperse travelers to many tourism sites to avoid overloading.