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The Ministry of Transport said it has invested 800 billion VND (34.5 million USD) for repairs and upgrades to national highways in the Mekong Delta this year to ensure traffic safety.

Flights carrying Vietnamese to Tan Son Nhat airport suspended

The Transport Ministry has requested the suspension of the transport of Vietnamese from foreign countries to the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, starting from 0:00am on March 25 to 31.

Ministries demand more airports open to private investment

Five ministries have universally rejected a proposal by the transport ministry to restrict private investment in the country’s biggest airports and instead hand the job to a single company.

Airports Corporation of Vietnam be investor of Tan Son Nhat, Long Thanh airports

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has submitted to the Prime Minister a plan to assign the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) to develop the T3 terminal at Tan Son Nhat Airport.

Transport Ministry proposes emissions control over motorbikes

The Ministry of Transport has proposed adding standards on motorbike exhaust emissions and an emissions control roadmap to the amendments to the Law on Road Traffic, Thanh Nien newspaper reported.

Transport Ministry asks for gov’t funding for upgrading int’l airport runways

The Ministry of Transport has asked the government to consider allocating capital for the upgrade of runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports.


BOT no longer favored investment mode

VietNamNet Bridge - In 2011-2015, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) raised huge funds of VND186.66 trillion for road transport projects, accounting for 92.15 percent of the total capital mobilized. 

Transport Ministry’s proposed VND90 billion bonus to contractors remains controversial

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport has suggested a bonus worth VND90 billion to South Korean and Japanese contractors to reward their project fulfillments before the deadline.

Transport ministry saves over VND39 trillion from 44 projects

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport has saved VND39.365 trillion from 44 projects after reviewing and making changes to these projects in accordance with Resolution 11/NQ-CP issued by the Government in 2011.

Transport Ministry to continue recruiting officials through exams

 VietNamNet Bridge – This fourth quarter, the Ministry of Transport will continue organizing contests to choose heads of the departments of transportation, road safety and inland waterways, says Minister Dinh La Thang.

A crackdown long overdue

VietNamNet Bridge – The transport ministry will deal firmly with overloaded trucks despite objections, Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Deputy Director General of the Directorate for Roads, tells the Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper

Ministry seeks end to Ha Noi bus chaos

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Transport Ministry, Ha Noi People's Committee and other agencies are prepared to take drastic measures to ease the disorder and chaos at the city's most crowded bus station - My Dinh.

Transport Ministry cancels individual vehicle restriction project

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport has decided to cancel a project to restrict individual vehicles in Hanoi, HCM City, Danang and Can Tho, said Transport Minister Dinh La Thang.