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.
Despite a law banning public smoking since 2013, smokers in Vietnam have shown been unwilling to obey the regulation.
Southern Binh Duong province has worked on a feasibility study on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) that links the province with Ho Chi Minh City’s metro line No.1.
N.C. from the US recommends that tourists stay away from touristy areas and public transportation, and tolerate cultural misunderstandings in order to have a positive experience when touring Vietnam.
The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) organised a workshop entilted “Urban – regional plans and development in the European Union and policy suggestions for Vietnam” in Hanoi on September 25, gathering experts from Vietnam, Germany, Norway and the Netherlands.
Ho Chi Minh City government has allowed a joint venture to conduct a feasibility study on a tramway line aiming to cater to 20%-25% of the demand for public transportation.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the use of electronic toll collection systems was signed on August 31, joining the Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank), the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Sojitz Corporation and the Vietnam Road Administration (VRA).
Japanese Tokyu Group is collaborating with Becamex IDC Corporation in urban development and a shuttle bus system in the southern province of Binh Duong and its vicinity.
(VOV) - Leading Vietnamese and Japanese scientists gathered at a February 14 seminar in Ho Chi Minh City to discuss the development of low-carbon cities.
The municipal administration of HCM City has requested the Ministry of Transport (MoT) to make several modifications to its proposal to limit the use of personal vehicles in the nation’s bigger cities.