Tag: "transportation"

Drug runners shift transportation tactics

Drug runners shift transportation tactics

More and more drug traffickers have turned to aviation to transport drugs in response to tighter security measures of local customs and police, officials said.

Concerns raised about north-south highway project

Concerns raised about north-south highway project

The project to build an expressway with total length of 1,372 kilometers linking the northern and southern parts of the country through 16 cities and provinces has sparked controversy among experts.

Draft law to globalise logistics areas

Draft law to globalise logistics areas

Vietnam might, for the first time, allow 100 per cent foreign-invested firms in three logistics service areas, paving the way for an influx of foreign investment capital in the sector.

Turkish PM’s visit to Vietnam aims at stronger bilateral ties

Turkish PM’s visit to Vietnam aims at stronger bilateral ties

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim’s official visit to Vietnam from August 22-28 is a chance for the two countries to seek measures to beef up and deepen the bilateral partnership in trade, investment, science-technology, transportation, education-training and other fields.

Diverse funding needed to maintain rural power supply

Diverse funding needed to maintain rural power supply

All sources of funding, including state and local government budgets and the public, should be mobilised to maintain power supply for new-style rural areas, according to the Electricity of Vietnam’s Southern Power Corporation (EVN SPC).

Transport firms move online

Transport firms move online

Online transport services that connect inter-provincial transport companies have reduced costs and helped reduce pollution by having fewer trucks on the road.

Foreign investors flock to metro projects

Foreign investors flock to metro projects

An increasing number of foreign investors are eager to invest in metro projects in Vietnam to cash in on the country's growing public transportation demands.

Vietnam logistics industry draws global attention

Vietnam logistics industry draws global attention

VOV.VN - As Vietnam emerges from international isolation and opens its markets, the expanded commercial trade offers significant opportunities for foreign transnational transportation and logistics companies, reports the Oxford Business Group.

Party leader urges Bac Kan to focus on infrastructure development

Party leader urges Bac Kan to focus on infrastructure development

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has suggested the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan seek ways to mobilise resources from the society to invest in transportation infrastructure development, thus propelling socio-economic growth and connecting with regional localities.

Grim future awaits Vietnamese railway sector

Grim future awaits Vietnamese railway sector

Contrary to the robust growth of the road and air travel sectors, Vietnam’s railway industry has been gradually losing market share, easing into a reputation as a less attractive option for individual passengers, and logistics and transportation companies alike.

Unregistered boats rampant on Ha Long Bay

Unregistered boats rampant on Ha Long Bay

Fishing boats are turning themselves into unregistered tourist craft, willing to take holidaymakers around the famed Ha Long Bay in northern Vietnam despite failing to meet any of the safety or basic operational standards.