HCM City has 200 unsafe bridges Society

HCM City has 200 unsafe bridges

HCM City has about 200 bridges in need of repair or replacement, 30 of which will be repaired by 2020, said Bui Xuan Cuong, director of the city’s Department of Transport.
Inspection work has improved, but problems remain Politics

Inspection work has improved, but problems remain

The national watchdog has made notable improvements in its work, but the problems of overlapping, delays and corruption persist, Inspector-General of the Government Inspectorate Le Minh Khai has acknowledged.
Pending projects need stronger action Society

Pending projects need stronger action

Hundreds of urban design projects in Hanoi have been put on the shelf for years, forcing many people whose homes would eventually disappear to live in misery.
Da Nang tunnel to be opened ahead of APEC 2017 Society

Da Nang tunnel to be opened ahead of APEC 2017

The central city of Da Nang has rushed to complete a traffic-easing tunnel project at one of the city’s busiest roundabouts before the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting begins on November 5.
Deputy PM: Agro-forestry SOEs to be audited in 2019 Business

Deputy PM: Agro-forestry SOEs to be audited in 2019

A thorough audit of all State-owned agricultural businesses will be carried out in 2019 following next year’s concentrated restructuring efforts, so as to identify underperforming firms and other issues facing the sector.
Experts: Investors abuse BT projects Business

Experts: Investors abuse BT projects

Auditors and land management experts are sceptical about the efficiency and transparency of projects carried out under Build-Transfer (BT) contracts in Vietnam, after many BT projects have suffered long delays and major problems along the way.
First tracks laid on HCM City metro Business

First tracks laid on HCM City metro

The first set of rail tracks and sleepers were installed on October 24 on the above-ground stretch of HCM City’s first metro line from Ben Thanh Market to Suoi Tien Theme Park.