Tag: "waterways"

Ha Giang Province plans big boost for water tourism

Ha Giang Province plans big boost for water tourism

VOV.VN - The Department of Culture and Sports in northern Ha Giang Province has unveiled a new project aimed at the development of water and aquatic sports as an active tourism component in the region.

Phone app helps report waterways violations

Phone app helps report waterways violations

The Vietnam Inland Waterways Administration (VIWA) has launched a free mobile phone application, called Viwa Alert, which allows users to report water traffic law violations.

Danang approves logistics project

Danang approves logistics project

The first logistics project in the high technology park of the central city of Danang has been approved with total registered capital of VND316 billion (US$14 million).

Mekong Delta’s inland waterways get little investment

Mekong Delta’s inland waterways get little investment

The Mekong Delta’s inland waterways, which are seen as an advantage of the delta to cut its transport cost and improve the competitiveness of its goods, have not received adequate investment over the past five years.

Vietnam needs US$36.7 million for waterway safety

Vietnam needs US$36.7 million for waterway safety

Vietnam needs nearly VND825 billion (US$36.7 million) to ensure waterway traffic safety and upgrade waterway infrastructure by 2018, the latest report of the Vietnam Inland Waterways Administration (VIWA) has said.

HCM City seeks US$3.22 billion for anti-flood projects

HCM City seeks US$3.22 billion for anti-flood projects

Flood-prevention projects in HCM City will require an additional expenditure of at least US$3.22 billion over the next five years, according to a report from the city’s Department of Planning and Investment.

Hanoi set to clamp down on waterways traffic violations

Hanoi set to clamp down on waterways traffic violations

Stricter punishments are needed for violations of waterway traffic safety, illegal mineral exploiting and dyke safety in Hanoi, said Nguyen The Hung, deputy chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee in a recent conference held in the capital.

US company keen on Vietnam

US company keen on Vietnam

Avalon Waterways, a US river and small ship cruises company, plans to list the Mekong river tour as one of its international destinations.