Among other things, the country’s land acquisition procedures are creaky, opaque, and difficult to appeal.
A 250-kilometer-per-hour railroad line that can transport both passengers and cargo is more desirable than passengers-only bullet trains, but will have higher technical requirements and cost more, experts said.
The Hai Van International Transportation Joint Venture Company has suggested launching 17 new bus routes connecting HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat airport with major bus terminals and residential areas.
Mauritz Pretorius has to go to several gas stations before he can fill his motorbike with VND50,000 ($2) worth of fuel since it has become scarce.
La Banque asiatique de développement (BAD) a mis en place un montage financier pour lutter contre le changement climatique d’une valeur de 135 millions de dollars à la SARL de commerce et de services VinFast, afin de la soutenir dans le…
Bus service at Tan Son Nhat airport should add two more routes to ease congestion and give passengers more choice, the HCMC Management Center of Public Transport proposed.
Multiple railway projects are seeing slow progress due to several issues, including lack of capital, approval processes and contract difficulties.
Bus services at Vietnam’s biggest airport Tan Son Nhat remain idle as customers find them inconvenient and operators complain of intimidation by other transport providers.
Experts are voicing concerns that too many airports would result in low economic efficiency as multiple provinces seek their own.
The Hanoi administration has asked to delay completion of the Nhon-Hanoi Station metro route from this year to 2027 and increase its outlay by VND1.9 trillion ($80.77 million).
Frustratingly slow infrastructure buildup puts catching up to China out of its grasp.
The Ministry of Transport has ordered Vietnamese airlines to improve on punctuality after more than 5,600 flights were delayed in June with late-arriving aircraft cited as the main reason.
Six years after it began operation Hanoi’s BRT (bus rapid transit) has still not gained enough traction to become the public transport solution to traffic congestion and pollution.
Hanoi Metro Company, which operates the Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line, has reported a loss of VND54 billion ($2.32 million) since putting the line into operation in November last year.
The Cambodian government plans to launch a speed boat service connecting Kep Province with Phu Quoc Island to boost tourism.
The HCMC Department of Transport has proposed the launch of two high-speed boat services connecting the city to Tien Giang and Ben Tre provinces as a tourism booster.
Construction of HCMC’s Metro Line No. 2 has been rescheduled to 2025 instead of starting this year as the city needs to find a new consultant.
A 77.46m long, 11m wide four-storied high speed boat has been launched on the Vung Tau-Con Dao route off Vietnam’s southern coast.
HCMC would need tougher measures to limit the use of motorbikes, which are favored for their convenience, according to a transport expert.
Dat Bike is on a journey to reduce the amount of gasoline used in Vietnam. The startup makes electric motorbikes with key components that it designs and produces domestically to reduce costs and improve performance.
Completing health declarations, one of Vietnam’s five protocols to contain the Covid-19 spread, will be removed, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.
Myanmar has failed to meet people’s travel demands two decades after its motorbike ban. Indonesia has had to abandon the idea. What about Vietnam, then ?
HCMC’s first metro line has been a long time coming, and it is yet to arrive, a full decade after work began on the project.
The government has ordered HCMC, Hanoi, Hai Phong, Da Nang and Can Tho to work on a motorbike restriction plan after 2030.
Tickets for riding Ho Chi Minh City’s metro line No. 1 will range from VND9,000-23,000 ($0.39-1) per trip, as suggested by the project’s investor.
HCMC authorities have approved a proposal to launch a high-speed boat service to Con Dao in neighboring Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province to boost tourism.