HCM City cuts costs for first BRT route Society

HCM City cuts costs for first BRT route

Investment for Ho Chi Minh City’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route extending 25km between the city’s eastern and western sections has been cut by 13 million USD to 143 million USD by the municipal People’s Committee.
HCM City's eco-friendly buses face fuel shortage Society

HCM City's eco-friendly buses face fuel shortage

After several years of using eco-friendly compressed natural gas (CNG) to fuel some of its fleet, Ho Chi Minh City’s public bus system is now on the verge of a fuel shortage as the only supplier plans to reduce supply, Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper has reported.
More eco-friendly buses to run on Hanoi streets Environment

More eco-friendly buses to run on Hanoi streets

Hanoi plans to roll out additional busses fuelled by compressed natural gas (CNG) in the third quarter to ease traffic congestion and lessen environmental pollution, the municipal Department of Transport’s Public Transport Management and Operation Centre said.
Vietnam needs to make more efforts for green growth Environment

Vietnam needs to make more efforts for green growth

Six provinces and cities have built their own green growth action plans with the assistance of a foreign-funded project in strengthening capacity and institutional reform for green growth and sustainable development in Vietnam.
HCM City to set up more CNG filling stations Society

HCM City to set up more CNG filling stations

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Transport plans to set up three new compressed natural gas (CNG) filling stations to meet refueling demand of CNG buses this year, according to the director of the department’s Public Transportation Management Centre.
Hanoi delays CNG buses expansion Society

Hanoi delays CNG buses expansion

Buses using compressed natural gas or CNG are deemed more eco-friendly than normal buses, however Hanoi’s plan to introduce a new fleet of buses has been hindered by multiple obstacles.
VN shares soar on HOSE return Business

VN shares soar on HOSE return

Vietnamese shares soared on January 25 as investors flocked to pour money into the HCM Stock Exchange (HOSE) after a two-day halt in operations following a technical crash.