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Arrests made over threats to officials

Society

Arrests made over threats to officials

The Criminal Investigation Police Department has joined forces with police in the northern province of Bac Ninh to detain a group of people for threatening the chairman of the provincial People’s Committee and several other officials, Major General Ho Sy Tien, director of the department, has said.

Revised law for brighter railway outlook

Politics

Revised law for brighter railway outlook

Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) agreed on March 15 that the revised railway law needs comprehensive regulations that will help revitalise the country’s railway industry.

HCM City to launch first river-bus service

Society

HCM City to launch first river-bus service

Ho Chi Minh City plans to launch the first river bus transport service in June connecting Bach Dang Wharf in District 1 with Thu Duc district, and a second route in September from Bach Dang Wharf to District 8.

Da Nang approves logistics project

Business

Da Nang approves logistics project

The first logistics project in the high technology park of the central city of Da Nang has been approved with total registered capital of 316 billion VND (14 million USD).

Vietnam aims to link SE Asia to Indian Ocean

Business

Vietnam aims to link SE Asia to Indian Ocean

Vietnam plans to invest in its transport infrastructure comprehensively while linking development strategies among sectors in order to develop a multi-modal transport environment, making the country the gateway connecting Southeast Asia to the Indian Ocean.

Vietnam maps out marine use plan

Business

Vietnam maps out marine use plan

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is drawing up a master plan on the use of Vietnam’s sea until 2035 and an action plan for the 2017-2025 period.

New Cambodia-Laos border gate pair opened

World

New Cambodia-Laos border gate pair opened

The Trapeng Krean – Nongnok Khean international border gate pair, the first of Cambodia and Laos, officially opened on January 10 with the aim of promoting trade and tourism between the two ASEAN neighbours.