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Japanese-funded transport projects answer Vietnam’s growth demands

Business

Japanese-funded transport projects answer Vietnam’s growth demands

Many key transportation projects in Vietnam using Japan’s official development assistance (ODA) have been put into action over the past 45 years since the two countries established their diplomatic ties. The projects have helped complete local infrastructure demands, serving the country’s rapid growth.

Vietnam – Japan: Old partners, new partnership

Politics

Vietnam – Japan: Old partners, new partnership

Vietnam and Japan are this year celebrating 45 years of their diplomatic ties, but bilateral relations date back to the 8th century. The over-1,000-year connections are now in their prime, with two countries in an Extensive Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity in Asia.

Vestiges unearthed at Hai Van Gate

Culture - Sports

Vestiges unearthed at Hai Van Gate

An excavation on the Hai Van Gate relic complex which sits atop its namesake mountainous pass in central Vietnam has unveiled a clear layout of the old foundations of citadel walls and a section of the north-south route.

Expansion of Hai Van 2 Tunnel may lag behind schedule

Society

Expansion of Hai Van 2 Tunnel may lag behind schedule

The People’s Committee of central Thua Thien-Hue province has asked Phu Loc district authorities to hand over the ground for a project expanding the Hai Van 2 Tunnel before July 15. However, the work may lag behind schedule, the provincial committee has said.

Prime Minister: Mekong – River of cooperation and development

Politics

Prime Minister: Mekong – River of cooperation and development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has written an article entitled “Mekong – the River of cooperation and development” ahead of the sixth Greater Mekong Sub-Region Summit (GMS-6) and the 10th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Development Triangle Summit (CLV-10) scheduled for March 29-31 in Hanoi.

Vietnam’s property market expected to grow

Business

Vietnam’s property market expected to grow

The real estate market, especially the residential land segment, is expected to continue to grow solidly this year thanks to huge infrastructure works in many places around Vietnam accompanied by a raft of property developments.

Hai Van tunnel to be closed daily

Society

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).

Nhat Tan Bridge – A symbol of Vietnam-Japan friendship

Society

Nhat Tan Bridge – A symbol of Vietnam-Japan friendship

Finishing touches are being applied to Hanoi’s Nhat Tan Bridge, which is Vietnam’s biggest cable suspension bridge and a symbol of the Vietnam-Japan friendship.

The bridge is considered a gift the Japanese people present to Hanoi on the occasion of its 60th Liberation Day.

Vietinbank launches automatic toll service

Business

Vietinbank launches automatic toll service

Vietinbank has officially deployed nine automatic toll service stations nationwide. The stations are intended to help reduce traffic congestion because drivers will no longer need to stop to pay tolls.

Highway One tunnel projects open for bids

Business

Highway One tunnel projects open for bids

The construction contract for the Phu Gia and Phuoc Tuong tunnels on Highway 1 will be opened for bidding, marking the first time a build-operate-transfer (BOT) project will have been offered for tender in a transport project.