Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Transport will launch two commuter ferry services on canals and rivers this June and in September to ease traffic pressure on city highways.
Tag - transportation
mardi 28 février 2017
dimanche 29 janvier 2017
A cable car transfer has been proposed to ease congestion on the approach to Tan Son Nhat International Airport on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City.
samedi 21 janvier 2017
The emergence of mobile phone applications in Vietnam has threatened the livelihoods of thousands of traditional motorcycle taxi drivers, who have seen a dramatic decline in their incomes as they struggle to adapt to the changing times.
lundi 17 octobre 2016
If approved, trains could be steaming at 350kph by 2050.
mercredi 21 septembre 2016
A proliferation of cars threatens to clog the country’s big cities
samedi 17 septembre 2016
Vietnamese airlines plan to order 40 Airbus (AIR.PA) jets in deals worth an estimated $6.5 billion, the European planemaker said on Tuesday, as they expand their fleets for a small but fast-growing market.
vendredi 5 août 2016
Vinci Concessions, which operates many infrastructure projects around the world, is reportedly looking to acquire rights to operate highways in Vietnam, where the government plans to increase private participation in the sector.
mercredi 27 juillet 2016
Dreaming of a road trip to Vietnam via Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos? It might become a reality in the near future.
vendredi 22 juillet 2016
To make room for public transportation, Hanoi wants to ban bikes by 2025
jeudi 30 juin 2016
Officials in Hanoi are aiming to ban motorbikes from the city centre within 10 years, it's reported.
lundi 27 juin 2016
It’s border visa-run time again; time to board the scary bus with the scary driver, write a letter to my mum, and try to look at anything except the road.
mardi 14 juin 2016
The collapse of a railway bridge near Ho Chi Minh City in March has severed the sole national route
jeudi 9 juin 2016
A Vietnamese bank has revealed that a popular Ho Chi Minh City bus line is among its major bad debtors, with disputes over the company’s financial obligations only solved following legal proceedings.
samedi 4 juin 2016
While Vietnam’s traditional taxi firms have been lamenting unfair competition from tech-based rivals Uber and Grab, experts are advising they use the opportunity to focus on identifying areas for self-improvement to win back customers.
vendredi 8 avril 2016
Vietnam’s Prime Minister has given the green light for Hanoi to start three new bus routes connecting the city centre to Noi Bai International Airport.
mardi 29 mars 2016
Vietnam will need more than VND9.8 trillion (US$438.77 million) to build and upgrade three small airports in the northern highlands next year, according to the national aviation authority.
lundi 21 mars 2016
A new bus route connecting Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City and downtown districts opened last week.
jeudi 25 février 2016
A cable car that transports tourists to Vietnam’s Fansipan peak overlooking Sapa in the far north of country opened to visitors, last week.
lundi 15 février 2016
Hundreds of commuters lost their lives and just as many were injured in traffic accidents during Vietnam’s biggest annual holiday, according to the National Traffic Safety Committee.
vendredi 29 janvier 2016
With investment of VND65 billion (over $2.9 million), a pair of Saigon-Hanoi trains numbered SE 7/8, with 59 carriages meeting 5-star standards were launched on January 26 by the Saigon Railway Transport JSC.
vendredi 22 janvier 2016
A tale of two metro lines in Vietnam’s capital has thrown sharp light on how anti-China feeling plays into a battle between economic powers for sway in this frontier market.
mardi 22 décembre 2015
Thailand took over South Korea and China to become the top car seller in terms of units
lundi 21 décembre 2015
More than 9,000 lives are lost on the road every year in Vietnam. That is about 25 a day. Authorities want to nearly halve the toll to 5,000 a year by 2020.
jeudi 3 décembre 2015
While China, Laos and Thailand are believed to benefit from the Chinese ‘infrastructure leverage’ program, Vietnam will sustain negative impact from it.
vendredi 30 octobre 2015
The first ten months of the year saw fewer traffic accidents in Viet Nam, with just around 18,440 incidents, down 11 per cent compared to the same period last year.
dimanche 11 octobre 2015
Ho Chi Minh City plans to launch a new public bus service connecting the downtown business district to Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
mardi 29 septembre 2015
Ho Chi Minh City government has allowed a joint venture to conduct a feasibility study on a tramway line aiming to cater to 20-25 percent of the demand for public transportation.
lundi 21 septembre 2015
The modernisation of Viet Nam's railway system is projected to cost about US$5.1 billion, experts said during an event on detailed plans to upgrade the 1,726 km stretch of the North-South railway from Ha Noi to HCM City.
vendredi 11 septembre 2015
Vietnam will need around $48 billion from 2016 through 2020 to improve the country’s weak transportation infrastructure, the country’s government says.