After several delays, a new ferry service connecting HCMC’s coastal district Can Gio to resort town Vung Tau will enter operation next month.
Vietnam’s southern metropolis is rated among the world’s worst in terms of environment and public transport infrastructure by expats, a global survey has found.
Imposing tolls and fees on private vehicles is a drastic but necessary measure to fund and promote public transportation, experts say.
The government is studying the possibility of a railway from Phnom Penh to Bavet town, the Cambodian-Vietnamese international border checkpoint.
Fifty one coaches meant for HCMC’s first metro line have been shipped from Japan and are expected to arrive in the city next Thursday.
The municipal Transport Department has proposed a new bike sharing scheme for downtown HCMC with 43 stations and 400 bikes to encourage public transportation.
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The HCMC Department of Transport has submitted a proposal to city authorities to expand public transportation with an all-electric fleet on five routes.
Working in the wee hours to earn extra cash, motorbike taxi drivers find themselves under persistent threat of attack.
Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR) posted a H1 pre-tax loss of VND304 billion ($13 million) this year, the first such instance in a decade.
HCMC’s new Mien Dong (Eastern Region) Bus Station will partially open on August 15, further from the city center.
Vietnamese taxicab firm Mai Linh announced a plan to grow into a tech-based company at its annual shareholders’ meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday.
Air pollution in Vietnam has risen sharply over the years, often reaching alarming, lung-wrecking levels. The nation plans to issue a new directive to tackle the deadly problem.
HCMC seeks to invest VND393 trillion ($16.93 billion) over the next decade in a master plan to improve access to public transport and limit the use of private vehicles.
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are set to begin charging automobile drivers an amount of money for entering downtown areas next year.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport confirms it will consider reopening of international airline routes to countries and territories that have no local community cases of Covid-19 for 30 consecutive days, according to a ministry official.
Losing out to ride hailing operators and social distancing, amongst others, HCMC bus services are struggling to reroute impacts of low demand.
Vietnam Railways Corporation plans to operate freight trains to China and onward to third countries such as Russia and others in Europe this year.
Vietnamese carriers’ plans to resume international flights next month will come to naught, given fresh Covid-19 outbreaks in Asia and other factors, experts say.
Vietnam’s airlines are getting ready to restart international flights from next month (July) even as the public remains leery about the risk of importing fresh Covid-19 cases.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport said on Thursday it was cooperating with its counterpart in neighboring Binh Duong Province to offer a new express boat service connecting the two provinces via the Saigon River from July.
Vietnam Airlines is planning to resume international services to major destinations in Asia and Europe during July according to the latest timetable updates.
A new sea cable car link is expected to be put into operation in the northern city of Hai Phong on June 6, its developer has announced.
The Transport Ministry has asked civil aviation authorities to submit plans by June 10 for reopening some international flight routes.
The Ho Chi Minh City administration is expected to submit a proposal to the prime minister regarding the entry of foreign experts amidst the ongoing pandemic, saying their work is integral to the completion of the city’s under-construction metro project.
The outlook for the Vietnam automobile industry remains stable despite the coronavirus.