Up to now, the Ministry of Transport has approved the technical design and total quotation of all 13 construction and installation packages of three sub-projects to be converted to public investment such as Mai Son - National Road No.45, Vinh Hao - Phan Thiet and Phan Thiet – Dau Giay sections. The bidding documents will be issued in the first half of August. Minister Nguyen Van The required the relevant units to speed up of bidding progress to push up under construction projects at the end of September based on the requirement the Prime Minister. As regards five public-private partnership (PPP) investment projects, the Ministry of Transport has completed prequalification and issued bidding documents to choose investors. It is expected to select the investors and put the projects under construction in December and early 2021 respectively. By the end of 2022, the PPP projects will be completed. The main cable-stayed bridge under My Thuan 2 … [Read more...] about Sub-projects under North-South Expressway Project speeded up
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Although it looks dangerous, locals have made full use of the track and the little space along it, and the blurred lines have become an interesting strange sight to foreign visitors. After appearing more than a few times on international sites and travel blogs, the rail has become an attraction. … [Read more...] about In central Hanoi, foreign tourists turn train track into outdoor studio
Somewhere in the next months, it will be Hoi An’s turn to cop the floods and days of waiting for our clothes to dry in humidity. It’s amazing how used to it I’ve become. Riding with my feet planted up near the handle bars in knee-deep water is sort of fun and immaturely makes me pleased with myself at sixty-two for still being able to lift my feet in a spritely fashion. And boasting to drenched, bedraggled tourists stumbling into a café from a sudden downpour, ‘Hah! This is nothing! Wait until November!’ does have a certain perverse satisfaction. … [Read more...] about Is it raining yet?
The victim was 55 years old and lived in Hai Chau District, Da Nang, a coastal city in the central region, Nguyen Truong Son, Minister of Health, said, adding she had a history of hypertension. … [Read more...] about Vietnam announces 11th coronavirus-related death
Vientiane (VNA) – The Lao Government has decided to tighten COVID-19 prevention measures in the face of transmission risks. The Lao Prime Minister’s Office on August 7 issued an urgent announcement of the enhancement of some measures against COVID-19 amid this country’s relaxation of virus containment actions. The announcement noted that facing the risk of a resurgence of COVID-19 amid the disease’s complex developments in the region and the world, the Lao Government decided to strengthen the enforcement of prevention measures. In particular, relevant agencies were asked to enhance examination of those exiting from or entering the country so as to detect any illegal entry cases, monitor entertainment venues and karaoke parlours which had been ordered to close temporarily, and deal with any violations of the government’s directives. Notably, the Foreign Ministry of Laos was assigned to coordinate with the country’s national steering committee for … [Read more...] about Laos strengthens COVID-19 prevention measures