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A proposal has been sent to the Ministry of Transport asking for evaluation of a feasibility report on the construction of the Can Tho – Hau Giang section as part of the eastern route of the North-South Expressway.

Stagnant transport plans probed at National Assembly

Facing stagnancy for years, transport infrastructure development has been highlighted by the National Assembly, triggering the urgent need to make strong moves to fast-track long-delayed initiatives.

HCM City drives transport infrastructure to speed economic recovery

Ho Chi Minh City is implementing a programme that seeks to restore capital resources for investment in transport infrastructure to drive socio-economic recovery and growth for 2022 – 2025.

Trans-Vietnam highway project lags two years behind schedule

The trans-Vietnam 2,744-km-long Ho Chi Minh Highway Project was planned to open in 2020 but so far only around 86 percent of the work has been completed, Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The told National Assembly deputies on May 24.

Transport infrastructure key to Mekong Delta’s economic growth

A vast major economic zone covering 40,400, the Mekong Delta boasts abundant advantages in agricultural production and investment attraction across a variety of fields.

North-South Expressway: Direct appointment of contractors required

The decision on direct appointment of contractors for 12 component projects of the North - South Expressway is unprecedented.

More capital needed to build 5,000km of expressway in Vietnam

To fulfil the goal of building 5,000 km of expressway by 2030 under the plan approved by the Government, it is necessary to have specific policies to attract investment.

HCM City to build road along Saigon River

The HCMC government has asked the municipal Department of Planning and Architecture to complete the formulation of an economic development plan along the Saigon River this year, including a riverside road connecting District 1 to Cu Chi District.

PM gives directions on Hanoi, HCM City’s road projects

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Tuesday chaired a meeting with representatives of ministries, sectors and of Hanoi, Bac Ninh and Hung Yen on the investment policy for the Ring Road No.4 project in the Hanoi Capital Region.

Ministry of Transport to implement 67 projects in next 5 years

The Ministry of Transport plans to start 67 new projects in the medium-term public investment plan for the 2021-2025 period.


Transport Ministry unveils prioritised waterway projects in 10 years

The Ministry of Transport has released plans to overhaul waterway transport links across the country by 2030, to attract business and investment into transport infrastructure.

Vietnam needs VND400 trillion for airport development until 2030

Vietnam will need an estimated VND400 trillion (US$17.6 billion) for investment in airports from now until 2030, under a master plan for airport development during the 2021-2030 period, with a view to 2050.

HCM City to carry out transport projects worth trillions of VND in 10 years

HCM City needs VND970.654 trillion worth of capital in 2021-2030 to develop key transport infrastructure projects.

Mekong Delta to boost investment in transport infrastructure

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region needs a special mechanism to improve its transport infrastructure to reduce logistics costs, bolster competitiveness and boost agricultural exports, Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has said.

HCM City to build four key bridges at nearly US$1 billion

Ho Chi Minh City will build four big bridges over five years at a total investment of VND22 trillion, or nearly US$1 billion, to connect major arteries and accelerate economic and tourism development in the city.

Major transport projects to get underway this year, others to be completed

The Ministry of Transport plans to begin work on nine major infrastructure projects in the south this year to reduce traffic congestion and improve connectivity.

Construction on second metro line to begin in late 2021

Land acquisition, compensation payments and resettlement for affected households should be completed by the end of July so that construction on HCM City’s second metro line can begin, city officials have said.

Hanoi pauses near 100 BT projects

82 build-transfer (BT) projects in Hanoi developed by real estate developers have been ordered to halt.

Major transport infrastructure works to be started in June

Four major transport projects will be kicked off in June, announced the Ministry of Transport at a conference on May 28.

HCM City to make access to ports easier

Import-export activities through the system of seaports are vital to HCMC’s economy. However, they have been plagued by constant traffic jams on the roads leading to them.