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Bumps ahead for the giants of transporticon
BUSINESS17/07/20210

Bumps ahead for the giants of transport

After enduring months of losses, state-owned transport giants Vietnam Railways and Vietnam Airlines are pinning hopes on a financial lifebuoy to recover from the incurred losses – but even significant support may not be enough for them.

 
Trains get cancelled due to coronavirusicon

Trains get cancelled due to coronavirus

SOCIETY
24/03/2020

A total 152 trains have been suspended as travel demand plummets due to the novel coronavirus, leaving the railway sector facing losses of VNĐ90 billion (US$3.8 million) since the outbreak began, according to the Ministry of Transport.

Vietnam plans to develop railway industryicon

Vietnam plans to develop railway industry

BUSINESS
17/03/2020

Vu Quang Khoi, director general of Viet Nam Railway Authority, talks about the country's plan to develop railways across the country.

PM approves plan to close illegal level crossingsicon

PM approves plan to close illegal level crossings

SOCIETY
12/03/2020

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Tuesday approved the Vietnam Railway Corporation (VNR)’s plan to close illegal level crossings in crowded residential areas by the end of this year.