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Ministry of Transport

Detoxified land handed over for expansion of Da Nang airport

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Detoxified land handed over for expansion of Da Nang airport

Representatives of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Vietnam’s Ministry of National Defence and Air Defense - Air Force signed a deal on August 9 to hand over 12.7 hectares of land, which had been cleaned up from dioxin contamination at Da Nang airport, to the Ministry of Transport for management.

Transport firms move online

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Transport firms move online

Online transport services that connect inter-provincial transport companies have reduced costs and helped reduce pollution by having fewer trucks on the road.

Green tax hike on petrol to go ahead

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Green tax hike on petrol to go ahead

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is going ahead with its plan to increase environmental protection tax on petroleum from the current 1,000-4,000 VND to 3,000-8,000 VND per litre, despite objections from other ministries and the public.

Hai Van tunnel to be closed daily

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Hai Van tunnel to be closed daily

The Hai Van Tunnel, connecting Da Nang city and Thua Thien-Hue province in the central region, will be closed for 30 minutes every day starting from July 11, said the Ministry of Transport (MoT).

Stranded foreign ship towed ashore

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Stranded foreign ship towed ashore

A foreign vessel stranded in the waters off Binh Thuan province has been towed ashore, according to the provincial Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control on July 2.