Infrastructure

Transport and shipping

From gridlock to green cities: Vietnam's urban transport challenge

Large cities like Hanoi and HCMC are facing serious traffic congestion, air pollution, urban flooding, and urban heat island, calling for more effective solutions to limit personal vehicles. The policy of limiting personal vehicles to reduce congestion and pollution in urban areas has been in ...

Thanh Tam

Government launches action plan on railway transport development

The Government has issued Resolution No 178/NQ-CP on an action plan for implementing the Politburo’s Conclusion No 49-KL/TW on the development orientation of Vietnam’s railway transport to 2030 with a vision towards 2045.The action plan sets out tasks including perfecting institutions and policies, completing railway planning and ...

Insufficient expansion funds keep Mekong Delta gateway a bottleneck

The lack of funds to widen the narrow main highway connecting HCMC with the Mekong Delta has impeded traffic for years.The section of National Highway 1 at HCMC’s western border runs from the An Lac Intersection in Binh Tan District to Long An Province. It is ...

Gia Minh

Ministry suggests bypass to keep highway out of Dong Nai biosphere reserve

The Ministry of Transport has suggested a bypass in place of a highway proposed to be built through a world biosphere reserve in the southern Dong Nai Province.In a letter to Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Thursday, the ministry said it is not feasible ...

Phuoc Tuan

Transport infrastructure key to Mekong Delta’s economic growth

A vast major economic zone covering 40,400 sq.km., the Mekong Delta boasts abundant advantages in agricultural production and investment attraction across a variety of fields. However, for years, the slow development transport infrastructure has hindered the development of the region, becoming a bottleneck that prevent ...

Hanoi to conduct zoning to reduce traffic congestion

Hanoi is mulling two different options to restrict the use of motorbikes in the city before the 2030 ban. In the first option, motorbikes will be restricted in 12 urban districts including Hoan Kiem, Hai Ba Trung, Ba Dinh and five rural districts of Gia Lam, ...

Transport ministry cancelled international bidding for North-South Expressway, seeks bids from domestic investors

The transport ministry announced on Monday they would cancel open international bidding for eight projects of the North-South expressway, in favour of homegrown investors.The decision was made on the consensus reached after consulting relevant agencies, transport ministry said in an announcement sent to the media, adding ...

Mekong Delta needs logistics investment: officials

A trade representative has called for the construction of more deep-water ports in the Mekong River Delta to save money and time for seafood exporters. Nguyễn Hoài Nam, deputy general secretary of the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), said the move would allow firms to directly ...

PM stresses technological applications in traffic management

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc underlined the need to intensify technological applications in managing traffic safety while speaking at a teleconference in Hanoi on July 22. He lauded smart traffic management centres established by cities which exchange data with relevant agencies. At the meeting, the leader asked ...

Concerns raised over Vietnam’s largest infrastructure project

The tentative total investment for the North-South high-speed railway, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), is about US$26 billion – $32 billion less than the previous proposal by the Ministry of Transport (MoT). The project will be implemented under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) ...

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Vietnam? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Vietnam website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Vietnam website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Vietnam will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

NbAHB
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!