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HCM City’s transport infrastructure lags behind demand despite huge investmenticon
SOCIETY11/06/20200

HCM City’s transport infrastructure lags behind demand despite huge investment

HCM City allocates about US$431.9 million a year for the transport sector but the funding does not seem to be enough for narrowing the gap between the local infrastructure system and travel demand, heard at a meeting on June 10.

 
VND2 trillion to be invested into Tan Son Nhat airport upgradeicon

VND2 trillion to be invested into Tan Son Nhat airport upgrade

SOCIETY
10/05/2020

The feasibility study for Tan Son Nhat International Airport’s runway upgrade has been submitted to the Ministry of Transport for consideration.

Hanoi, HCM City streets face severe congestionicon

Hanoi, HCM City streets face severe congestion

PHOTOS
04/05/2020

Many streets in Hanoi and HCM City faced serious traffic jams again on Monday as local schools re-opened after social distancing measures were eased.

Tan Son Nhat Airport receives more passengers after social distancing relaxedicon

Tan Son Nhat Airport receives more passengers after social distancing relaxed

TRAVEL
26/04/2020

Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCM City has become busy again as more domestic flights have resumed as Covid-19 testing for passengers has been stopped.

Passenger transport services mostly resume operation in HCM Cityicon

Passenger transport services mostly resume operation in HCM City

SOCIETY
25/04/2020

All taxis and ride-hailing vehicles with fewer than nine seats have been allowed to resume normal operations in HCM City after a three-week suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Transport mainstays in call for policy backingicon

Transport mainstays in call for policy backing

BUSINESS
20/04/2020

State-owned transport giants Airports Corporation of Vietnam, Vietnam Airlines, Vietnam Railways, and Vietnam Maritime Corporation suffered all-time biggest losses in the first quarter of 2020 due to COVID-19

4.0 offers opening up for foreign tech transport firmsicon

4.0 offers opening up for foreign tech transport firms

BUSINESS
23/03/2020

Digital transformation is bringing about significant changes in the transport sector, and the upcoming launch of the new 5G network standard will further power new breakthroughs. 

Transport companies cut trips by the handful during COVID-19 epidemicicon

Transport companies cut trips by the handful during COVID-19 epidemic

BUSINESS
15/03/2020

Transport companies have sharply reduced travel between Hanoi and other provinces after the first patients tested positive for COVID-19.

Nearly 40,000 train tickets returned due to Covid-19icon

Nearly 40,000 train tickets returned due to Covid-19

SOCIETY
21/02/2020

Vietnam Railways (VR) said that its revenue dropped by nearly VND65 billion (US$2.8 million) in the past 19 days compared to the same period last year due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Transport firms overcharge customers for Tet ticketsicon

Transport firms overcharge customers for Tet tickets

SOCIETY
24/12/2019

Several passenger bus transportation firms in HCM City are taking advantage of Tet ticket shortages to overcharge customers.

Changing licence plate colour leads to more consequencesicon

Changing licence plate colour leads to more consequences

BUSINESS
20/12/2019

The MoPS has proposed to change the colour of the licence plates of ride-hailing vehicles, sparking concerns about increasing expenses, time and labour costs.

Vietnamese air carriers eye opportunities of direct flight to the USicon

Vietnamese air carriers eye opportunities of direct flight to the US

BUSINESS
12/12/2019

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.

HCMC seeks US$1.3 billion from central Gov’t to fund metro constructionicon

HCMC seeks US$1.3 billion from central Gov’t to fund metro construction

SOCIETY
12/12/2019

The HCMC authority is seeking approval from the municipal People’s Council to borrow a total of over US$1.3 billion from the on-lending fund of the central Government to construct the city’s second metro line.

State strictly controls trading, transport of smuggled pigsicon

State strictly controls trading, transport of smuggled pigs

SOCIETY
28/11/2019

The General Department of Market Surveillance under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has requested its branches in some southern provinces strengthen inspection and control over the trading and transport of smuggled pigs.

Vietnamese families of UK lorry victims have to cover repatriation costsicon

Vietnamese families of UK lorry victims have to cover repatriation costs

SOCIETY
20/11/2019

The families of 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a lorry in England last month will have to cover the costs to repatriate their relatives’ remains, the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in an official document.

Studying existing models to avail of Industry 4.0 benefitsicon

Studying existing models to avail of Industry 4.0 benefits

BUSINESS
07/11/2019

The Vietnamese transport sector is moving towards smart development in order to tap into the advantages of Industry 4.0. 

Vietnamese Gov’t must adapt to sharing economy modelsicon

Vietnamese Gov’t must adapt to sharing economy models

BUSINESS
11/10/2019

Vietnam must identify, implement and build management models for sharing economy applications in the country’s major sectors such as banking and transport to ensure a fair business playground and protect all involved parties.

Vietnam among top 10 cheapest countries for taxi faresicon

Vietnam among top 10 cheapest countries for taxi fares

VIDEO
03/09/2019

Vietnam is one of the 10 countries with the cheapest taxi fares, just 2.8 USD for a 5km cab ride, according to a recent report from Taxi2airport, the global cab-hailing system.