The Ministry of Transport decided Friday to suspend flights from HCMC to Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam Provinces as Covid-19 infections rise at an alarming rate in the city.
HCMC will suspend traditional and ride-hailing taxi services, public buses and inter-provincial buses from Sunday as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19.
IPP Air Cargo, Vietnam’s first cargo airline, would fly to 16 local destinations and a number of foreign ones, and break even in three years, its chairman told VnExpress.
After missing several deadlines, land acquisition for HCMC’s metro line No.2 is now expected to be completed by the end of this year.
Vietnam’s government will build 4,000 kilometres (km) expressway under the private-public partnership (PPP) model across the country by 2030 as part of the national expressway network.
Fares on Hanoi’s first metro will range from VND8,000-15,000 ($0.35-0.65).
HCMC has decided to end cooperation with the primary consultant for metro line No. 2 after failing to reach agreement on renewing an independent consultant contract.
For visitors to Vietnam, one of the most striking images is that of the bustling roads, with a huge number of motorbikes battling for space with cars, trucks and public transport.
Investment in infrastructure is vital if Vietnam is to remain on the path to eventual high-income status.
Vietnam Railways owes its 11,300 workers four months’ salaries due to a funding delay by the government, and fears this could cause many to quit.
HCMC authorities have approved a public bicycle sharing scheme in District 1 from August in an effort to limit private vehicles and reduce traffic.
VinBus Transport Service Co., a subsidiary of Vietnam’s largest conglomerate Vingroup, launched the nation’s first smart electric bus service in Hanoi Thursday.
Ho Chi Minh City is now allowed to deploy electric public buses on trial basis, the government office said.
Months after one supporting pad for a beam in HCMC’s metro line No.1 deviated and another fell, four more have moved from their positions.
More than 10 years after they were first proposed, high-speed railroad plans remain mired in concerns and disagreement over speeds and cost.
The noise pollution created by traffic, constructions and ‘entertainment’ establishments are leaving many HCMC residents constantly longing for some silent relief.
Two high-speed railroad routes between Hanoi and Vinh and HCMC and Nha Trang are expected to be operational by 2030.
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After a failed attempt last year, Ho Chi Minh City is once again seeking to run minibuses and so create greater public transport access.
Rach Mieu Ferry, which connects Tien Giang and Ben Tre Provinces in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, was officially put to use on Wednesday morning to relieve traffic pressure on Rach Mieu Bridge.
Start-up airline Vietravel Airlines opens sales, 25 January, with deep discounts up from grabs until 27 March according to an announcement on its website
Ninh Binh Province has sought a domestic airport to better exploit its tourism advantages and serve industrial development.
Hanoi, HCMC and other localities threatened by air pollution must take dilapidated vehicles off their roads, the government has said in a directive.
Russia is looking to restart commercial flights later this month with Vietnam, India, Finland and Qatar after certain epidemiological criteria are met.