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Temporary cessation in approval of new airlines in Vietnam

The MoT proposed to halt the establishment of new airlines, with new applications considered only once the aviation market rebounds to a normal state.

Transport Ministry tries to save Vietnam Airlines, experts cite legal constraints

If enterprises are treated unequally, Vietnam will suffer immeasurable consequences, said lzwyer Truong Thanh Duc from Basico Law Firm.

VN Transport Ministry announces plans to transport passengers amid COVID-19

The Ministry of Transport has announced plans to transport passengers by road, rail, sea and air amid COVID-19 from now until April 30.

Financial dilemma over air strips of Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports

State management agencies are at a loss in finding suitable capital for improving the runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports.

Ample opportunities for infrastructure investors

The transport sector could make a breakthrough in investment mobilisation for national key projects this year.

Many break-throughs are to happen in the transport sector

Nguyen Van The, Minister of Transport talks to the Thời báo Kinh tế (Economics Times) newspaper that the transport sector will do its best to achieve many breakthroughs to take the sector to a higher level.

Vietnamese air carriers eye opportunities of direct flight to the US

The Ministry of Transport held a roundtable to discuss the possibility of direct flights to the US, and the opportunities and challenges facing the Vietnamese aviation sector.

North-South Expressway: way cleared for Vietnamese contractors

Deo Ca, Vinaconex, Tasco, Sungroup and Vingroup all hope to participate in implementation of the North-South Expressway project.

Projects with slow disbursement to face punishment

The Ministry of Transport (MoT) will punish organisations and individuals in project management units whose failure to fulfill their responsibilities cause a slow disbursement of funds.

Railway project suspended after 15 years of implementation

The 12 unprofitable projects under the management of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), as well as projects under the management of the Ministry of Transport (MOT), need checking and reconsideration.

North-south expressway: Chinese contractors account for majority

While Japanese contractors are absent, many Chinese enterprises have registered to attend the bids for eight component projects of the north-south rail expressway project.

North-south express railway: how much money is enough?

Experts say the north-south expressway project worth tens of billions of dollars raises big questions in the context of ‘every locality has one airport’ race.

North-south expressway out of reach for Vietnamese because of requirements

The requirements on financial capability and experience that contractors must have for the north-south expressway project are out of reach of domestic enterprises.

26 Vietnamese investors want to join north-south rail expressway project

Contrary to earlier predictions, 26 Vietnamese investors have expressed interest in the north-south rail expressway project.

Vietnam’s fruit granary fails in home market

Even the Mekong Delta, the biggest fruit granary of the country, is having a tough time selling fruit in the midst of massive imports.

Is the north-south expressway attractive to investors?

The Ministry of Transport (MOT) has issued documents for international bidding to find investors for 5 out of 8 component projects of the North-South Expressway.

Infrastructure development to give southern region a push

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

North-south express railway project attracts foreign contractor interest

The representative of the Project Management Unit No 2 under MOT said many foreign investors from France, Japan and South Korea have expressed interest in the Highway 45-Nghi Son section of the north-south expressway project.

Are only Chinese investors interested in the north-south express railway?

Only investors from China have shown willingness to implement the north-south high-speed railway, sparking concern among National Assembly’s deputies, according to MOT.

Banks are worried as BOT projects incur losses

Nearly half of the transport BOT projects under the management of the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DFRV) report low revenue, with many of them incurring big losses.