Ex-railway officials prosecuted for wrongdoings in ODA-funded project Society

Ex-railway officials prosecuted for wrongdoings in ODA-funded project

Six ex-railway officials, who were found sharing a total of 11 billion VND (504,000 USD) in kickbacks from a Japanese consultant firm in relation to an ODA-funded urban railway project in Hanoi from 2009-2014, have been prosecuted on the charge of “abusing position and power while performing official duties”.
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Work starts on North-South railway bridges

A ceremony was held in the central province of Ninh Thuan on February 19 to kick-start the construction of six bridges on the North-South railway route, as part of a project enhancing the safety and efficiency of the rail network connecting Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.