(VEN) – Considering waterway tours as strategic tourism products in the 2011-2015 period, Ho Chi Minh City’s tourism sector is concentrating on constructing a development plan aimed at gradually tapping this type of tourism so that it can contribute to the city’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), helping in… [Read more]
The Ho Chi Minh City Transport Department must eliminate all areas vulnerable to inundation within the next year, the city People’s Committee Vice Chairman , Nguyen Huu Tin , directed Tuesday.
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The Ho Chi Minh City Transport Department has set up a project to build a railway bridge over the Saigon River to replace the current Binh Loi bridge that was built 112 years ago.
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Below are some of the main stories published today, April 19, in the Vietnamese press.
– Hanoi on Friday elected three new Vice Chairmen for its People’s Committee at the ninth meeting of the People’s… [Read more]
Rendering of a bridge on a section of the North-South Highway which links Ben Luc Town in the Mekong Delta and Long Thanh District , Dong Nai Province . The construction of this highway section, which is slated for beginning this year, is funded partly by Japanese aids…. [Read more]
Briefs of some of leading news stories published on Tuesday (April 15) in Tuoi Tre Newspaper that will be carried today on Tuoitrenews.vn:
– Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung had a working trip in the central Da… [Read more]
Two deputy prime ministers will head the joint probe with Japanese agencies into a Japanese company’s allegation that it paid bribes to a railway official. Nguyen Van Nen, the government spokesman, made the announcement at a press conference Tuesday. He said the Ministry of Transport… [Read more]
Vice President of the Berlin Chamber of Commerce and Industry Stephan Schwarz has said that Vietnamese businesses in Berlin are one of the most dynamic communities in the city. He made the remark at a Berlin-Ho Chi Minh… [Read more]
A steel flyover at the Nguyen Tri Phuong – Ba Thang Hai – Ly Thai To crossroads Nhan Dan Online – The Ho Chi Minh City Transport Department announced the opening of two more steel flyovers on August 27 as part… [Read more]
Under a proposal by the Ho Chi Minh City Transport Department, the road maintenance fee for motorbikes with cylinder volumes of under 100cc will be VND60,000 (US$2.9) per year , generally lower than the Transport Ministry’s rate.
A car driver pays traffic fee at a… [Read more]
The Ho Chi Minh City Transport Department has issued a traffic ban for several streets in the city’s downtown before and during the coming Tet (Lunar New Year) for safety reasons and to facilitate Tet celebrations. From 6 am on January 28 to 6 pm February… [Read more]
Bus fare in Ho Chi Minh City will be raised by VND600-2,000 (US$0.096) per ticket from January 1, 2013, or up by some 40% to 50% compared to current rates, said the Ho Chi Minh City Transport Department .
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At least ten passers-by have died in accidents at construction sites in Ho Chi Minh City since last June but the contractors who neglect safety procedures have yet to receive even a slap on the wrist.
A construction site on Truong… [Read more]
An increase in basic salary for employees and other operational costs have caused for the bus fare hike approved earlier this month by the city administration, a senior transportation official said Tuesday.
Duong Hong Thanh,… [Read more]
The crackdown on exorbitant fares and queue jumping followed Thanh Nienâ€™s reports last week on… [Read more]
Representatives from 13 taxi companies gave the commitment during a meeting with the Tan Son… [Read more]
Tan Son Nhat airport management Friday slapped a monthâ€™s suspension on a taxi company for violating regulations over the past month and warned several others of similar action.
Director of the Tan Son Nhat Terminal… [Read more]
Ho Chi Minh City should set up more stations on streets to clean vehicles traveling into the city downtown and charge them with environment protection fees, a city company suggested Wednesday.
Vehicles entering downtown Ho Chi Minh City
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