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Experts support North-South Expressway project

Experts support North-South Expressway project

Several transport experts have thrown their support behind construction of the North-South Expressway despite public concerns over its huge cost, saying the road would play a vital role in north-south transport in the long run, especially in the absence of a high-speed railway.

Vietnam, Laos to speed up Hanoi-Vientiane expressway project

Vietnam, Laos to speed up Hanoi-Vientiane expressway project

Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport and Laos’s Ministry of Public Works and Transport are set to take the next steps to soon implement the project on building an expressway linking capital cities Hanoi and Vientiane in 2017.

Ministry of Transport to tackle toll road fraud

Ministry of Transport to tackle toll road fraud

Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Hong Truong, spoke to the Vietnam Economic Times about his ministry’s resolve to enforce law and order in the collection of toll fees.

Ministry of Transport cracks down on taxi firms

Ministry of Transport cracks down on taxi firms

The Ministry of Transport has required the Hanoi and HCM City transport departments to promote management, inspections and penalisation of under nine-seat automobiles under transport contracts, Uber taxi and Grab taxi.

Road toll collection to be inspected

Road toll collection to be inspected

The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam has proposed the Ministry of Transport inspect fee collection at the toll station on Phap Van-Cau Gie expressway, the southern gateway to Hanoi, to prevent loss of fees.

Passenger trains to have extra seats during Tet

Passenger trains to have extra seats during Tet

Vietnam Railways Corporation is seeking the Ministry of Transport’s approval of a plan to add seats in passenger trains to meet the rush during the Lunar New Year in 2017.

Ministry earns US$89 million from divestments

Ministry earns US$89 million from divestments

The Ministry of Transport divested from several companies following Government directives, gaining more than US$88.9 million during the first half of this year, said an official from the ministry.