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Infrastructure construction enterprises face cash shortage

Numerous enterprises engaged in capital-intensive sectors like infrastructure construction are facing challenging situations with limited cash resources.

Urban railway projects going slowly, investment capital increase required

Problems are occurring in most urban railway projects: the implementation has been slow and the required investment capital has had to be raised multiple times.

Hanoi reserves thousands of hectares of industrial land for foreign investors

Vietnam has become a base for large foreign companies. Industrial real estate is believed to be a profitable business with great opportunities for development.

Hanoi stops 91 Build-Transfer infrastructure projects

Ninety-one projects expected to be implemented under the build-transfer (BT) mode have been told to stop implementation.

Vietnam eager to complete integral transport infrastructure to attract FDI

Local authorities at all levels are eager to implement construction of transport infrastructure up and down the country.

Cumbersome procedures destroy creativity

Principles and regulations are set to serve development, but, ironically, many of them have become obstacles that hinder development.

Expressway network expected to create breakthroughs in Mekong Delta

A lot of expressway projects have been implemented and are about to start construction, creating a big opportunity for the Mekong Delta to vigorously develop.

PM wants 3,000 kms of expressway completed by 2025

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has told the Ministry of Transport to complete the construction of 3,000 kilometers of expressway by 2025.

Expectations are high for Belt Road No3 in HCM City

The 76.34km Belt Road No3 project, which runs through HCM City, Binh Duong, Dong Nai and Long An, is the largest of its kind in the south.

Infrastructure pinpointed to spur socioeconomic fortunes

The Vietnamese government is continuing to promote infrastructure development with the construction of expressways and new bridges, in efforts to spur socioeconomic development and welcome new private investment.

Master plan for Mekong Delta focuses on infrastructure development

The Master Plan for the Mekong Delta designed for 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050, is focused on infrastructure development.

Should Vietnam build a 200, 300, 500, or 1,000 km/hour railway?

We have to make an important choice which will determine the future of the transport sector and give a driving force to economic development.

Transport Ministry to submit US$58bil. north-south high-speed railway project to Politburo

According to the Ministry of Transport (MOT), the North-South high-speed railway project is expected to be submitted to the Politburo in September.

The most important 'economic corridors' for next 10-30 years

The national planning draft for 2021-2030 with a vision towards 2050 focuses on the formulation and development of economic corridors, dynamic zones, large cities and economic zones associated with the national infrastructure framework.

Experts urge caution in early land investments based on infrastructure plans

Businesses and individuals seeking to profit from land and property investments in areas near infrastructure projects have been warned about the risks of committing before the full project details become clear.

Localities lack capital for development, but misuse public land

Public land and assets valued at multi-trillions of dong have not been fully utilized and many land plots have been left deserted for years. Still, localities continue to complain about the lack of capital.

Public-Private Partnership law offers little benefit to public projects

The Law on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) has been up and running for over one year and a half, but it makes no difference to domestic investment so far, according to experts.

National development space gradually taking shape

The first sketch of the national development space has taken shape with the first draft of the National Master Plan in the 2021-2030 period, with a vision to 2050, was completed and made public for feedback.

More highway projects to be funded with state money

Although many people think there is no regulation about toll collections used for expressways invested by the state, the Government says there is a legal basis for this.

Ho Chi Minh Road is yet to be completed after 5 National Assembly terms

National Assembly deputies on June 6 discussed and reviewed the implementation of Resolution 66/2013/QH13 and the plan to implement the Ho Chi Minh Road project.