Japan is keen to export its special products and technologies like the bullet train, but Japanese officials have more than a few concerns about the feasibility of Vietnam’s ambitious north-south express railway.
dimanche 6 juin 2010
jeudi 3 juin 2010
Hanoi pushes ahead to build a Japanese-designed bullet train system whether it needs it or not
mercredi 5 mai 2010
Transport minister Seiji Maehara told Vietnamese officials that in return for Japan's financial support, they need to be flexible over an envisioned north-south high-speed railway project in their country.
vendredi 16 avril 2010
Vietnam's cabinet has approved a $55.9 billion project to build a high-speed rail line connecting Hanoi and Ho Chin Minh City using Japan's bullet train technology, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday.
mardi 13 avril 2010
Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama told his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday that Japan is keen on offering technological cooperation for building nuclear power plants.
lundi 5 avril 2010
HANOI — Japanese automaker Nissan says it is aiming for a greater share of Vietnam's recovering automotive market when it begins to sell locally-assembled vehicles on Tuesday.
lundi 1 mars 2010
Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama will write a letter to his Vietnamese counterpart this week to solicit a contract for a 1 trillion yen ($11 billion) nuclear power plant project, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirofumi Hirano said.
mardi 9 février 2010
Vietnam, planning to build Southeast Asia’s first bullet train, may choose a group of Sumitomo Corp. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., or Itochu Corp. and Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. for the $56 billion project.
samedi 12 décembre 2009
HANOI - Vietnam has decided to adopt Japan's bullet-train system for a high-speed rail link, officials knowledgeable about the situation revealed Friday.
mercredi 7 octobre 2009
An express railway connecting Hanoi and HCM City in five and a half hours is scheduled to open by 2035, the Vietnam Railway Corporation (VCR) said on September 15.
jeudi 17 septembre 2009
HANOI - When Vietnam's North-South High Speed Railway begins its operation, Head of the JICA study team for Vietnam's Transport System Sustainable Development Strategy (VITRANSS-II) Iwata Shizuo said it can reduce transportation costs and number of accients by 57 per cent and 26 per cent, respectively.
samedi 12 septembre 2009
Vietnam Railways Corp., the state-owned train operator, agreed a 5.5 billion yen (US$60 million) contract with a group of Japanese and local companies for help in building a new line in Hanoi.
jeudi 10 septembre 2009
Japanese government has decided to provide a total ODA of $1.5 billion to Vietnam in the fiscal year of 2009, exceeding $1.1 billion of 2007. Tuoi Tre had a talk with Japanese ambassador to Vietnam, Mitsuo Sakaba about the decision.
mardi 18 août 2009
Vietnam plans to use Japanese bullet train technology for a transnational rail link, the chief executive of state-owned Vietnam Railways Corp. was quoted Thursday as telling Japanese media.
lundi 8 juin 2009
Corporate spending on wages, land rent and power in Vietnam last year was lower than in other countries in the region, a Japanese trade report said.
mardi 21 avril 2009
Vietnam's most powerful official, Communist Party general Secretary Nong Duc Manh, was to arrive Sunday for an official visit to Japan, the country's largest bilateral aid donor, the government said.
mercredi 1 avril 2009
HANOI — Vietnam on Tuesday pledged to use aid loans from Japan effectively, after the two sides signed an agreement resuming the flow of aid suspended during a corruption scandal.
lundi 23 mars 2009
The Tokyo and Hanoi governments are negotiating a cooperation pact, as Japanese companies seek building contracts.
lundi 23 février 2009
TOKYO - Tokyo will resume providing yen loans to Vietnam, the Japanese foreign ministry said on Monday, after the biggest aid donor to the Southeast Asian country suspended new loans last August over a bribery scandal.
vendredi 13 février 2009
Vietnamese police on Wednesday arrested a government official for alleged involvement in a corruption case that led Japan to suspend aid to the communist country, state media reported.
jeudi 12 février 2009
Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito was in Vietnam on Tuesday for a week-long visit, the first to a communist country by an heir to the Chrysanthemum Throne.
mardi 10 février 2009
TOKYO — Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito left for Vietnam on Monday, the first visit to a communist nation for the heir to the Chrysanthemum Throne, officials said.
Vietnam Japan Consulting Joint Venture Co (VJC) recently estimated that it would need some US$55.8 billion for the North-South express railway project which is 1,555 kilometres in length and have 27 railway stations.
jeudi 5 février 2009
Hanoi - Vietnam said Thursday that a possible resumption of Japanese official development aid (ODA) showed Hanoi was doing everything possible to cooperate with investigations of corruption in its foreign aid projects.
mercredi 28 janvier 2009
The Vietnamese government says it will ensure a stable supply of rare earth minerals to Japan, which are needed for manufacturing high-tech products, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.
jeudi 22 janvier 2009
Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito will make a week-long visit to Vietnam next month to promote bilateral ties while his sick wife stays at home, officials said Tuesday.
mercredi 10 décembre 2008
HANOI — Vietnamese police have begun a formal investigation into a corruption case that led Japan last week to suspend soft-loan aid to the communist country, state media reported Wednesday.
jeudi 4 décembre 2008
HANOI — Japan has frozen low-interest loans to Vietnam until it takes "meaningful" steps to eliminate corruption in public works programs, Tokyo's ambassador said Thursday.
samedi 15 novembre 2008
Vietnam's premier pledged Thursday to probe a corruption case in which Japanese businesspeople have admitted bribing a Vietnamese official in the latest scandal involving a foreign aid-funded road project.
vendredi 1 août 2008
TOKYO — A fire broke out Wednesday from the engine of a Vietnam Airlines passenger plane after it landed in Japan, but no one was injured, the transport ministry said.
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