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566km of expressways completed in three years: transport ministry

Transport minister Nguyen Van Thang has sent a report to National Assembly (NA) deputies on issues he will be quizzed over this week at the NA question-and-answer session.

Eight key transport projects to be implemented by Ministry of Transport

The Ministry of Transport will kick off eight important traffic projects from late December 2021 to early January 2022. They are:

Transport Ministry plans to resume public transport activities in Vietnam

The Ministry of Transport has drafted a plan to gradually resume public transport activities after many provinces and cities have relaxed social distancing measures.

PM suggests “three don’ts” to help transport ministry tackle problems

PM Pham Minh Chinh has directed the Ministry of Transport to adopt “three don’ts” principle in addressing problems from project implementation: Don’t say “no”, Don’t say “difficult”, and Don’t say “yes” but then take no action.

HCM City calls on transport ministry to speed up work on two ring roads

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has urged the Ministry of Transport to speed up construction of ring roads No. 3 and 4.

Controversial mandatory daytime running lights scrapped: Transport ministry

The Ministry of Transport has removed a provision which mandates motorbikes' running lights to be always on during daytime in its draft revised Law on Road Traffic.

Resources being mobilised to complete Cat Linh-Ha Dong railway project

Vietnam will pay 95% of the value of the contract for the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project when the project is completed, Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Ngoc Dong said at the Government’s regular press conference yesterday.

Gov’t proposes investment options to develop North-South Expressway

The Government has proposed to the National Assembly three options for transforming investment models at sub-projects of the Eastern North-South Expressway for consideration.


VNR proposes extending expiry date for locomotives, carriages

The Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR) has asked the Ministry of Transport to propose Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc extend the expiry for locomotives and carriages by three years.

Local airlines hopeful of increased ceiling prices

Increasing ceiling rates for airfares would bring more opportunities for local aviation firms to have flexible and suitable price policies in the domestic aviation market.

Ministry of Transport proposes increasing BOT toll fees

The Ministry of Transport has recently proposed the Government to consider and approve the option of increasing BOT toll fees in order to remove difficulties for the investors who suffered revenue losses.

Transport Ministry proposes road use fee exemption to help transport firms

The burden on transport enterprises will be reduced if a proposal for a three-month exemption of road maintenance fees is approved, the Ministry of Transport has said.

Ministry orders increase of flight frequency, ease of road transport restriction

The Ministry of Transport has ordered more flights to be opened while easing road transport restrictions from April 29.

Foreign airline crews to stay at designated hotels to prevent COVID-19 spread

The Ministry of Transport has proposed Hanoi and relevant municipal departments to designate hotels for the accommodation of foreign airline crews as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 spread.

Transport Ministry rejects proposal of lowering container service charges

 The Ministry of Transport has rejected a proposal of cutting container loading and unloading service fees at seaports by 30 per cent, Nguyen Tri Duc, chief of the ministry’s office said.


Transport Minister: North-South Expressway to be put out to bid

The Ministry of Transport will put component projects of the North-South Expressway out to bid, Minister Nguyen Van The told the Vietnam News Agency on April 14.

Ministry proposes cutting taxes for transport firms

The Ministry of Transport has proposed the Government assign the Ministry of Finance to consider reducing several taxes for transport businesses affected by COVID-19.

Airlines to stop carrying passengers to Vietnam from April 1

The Ministry of Transport has asked airlines to stop carrying passengers to Vietnam as from 00:00 of April 1 until the end of April 15 as part of measures to curb the COVID-19 pandemic.

Noi Bai airport suspends receiving flights carrying Vietnamese citizens from abroad

The Ministry of Transport sent an urgent dispatch to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) on the suspension of international flights carrying Vietnamese citizens to the Hanoi-based Noi Bai Airport starting from 0:00am on March 26.

14-day quarantine mandatory for everyone entering Vietnam from March 21

All of the passengers entering Vietnam will have to undergo a 14-day concentrated quarantine period as from 0:00 on March 21, according to the Ministry of Transport.