Binh Phuoc wants road, rail links to improve transport Society

Binh Phuoc wants road, rail links to improve transport

The southeastern province of Binh Phuoc is seeking the construction of a highway from its Chon Thanh district to HCM City and a rail link from the district to Cai Mep-Thi Vai deep-water port in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province to facilitate goods transportation and attract investors.
DRVN calls for better road maintenance Society

DRVN calls for better road maintenance

The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DRVN) has called on various agencies to fulfill their responsibility for maintaining transport projects on national highways and expressways at the end of the year.
ADB approves 200-mln-USD loan for Philippines World

ADB approves 200-mln-USD loan for Philippines

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on December 13 that it has approved a 200 million USD loan to help the Philippine government prepare implement major infrastructure projects under its flagship "Build, Build, Build" development programme.
Visiting Mang Thit - The ancient city of bricks Travel

Visiting Mang Thit - The ancient city of bricks

The craft villages making bricks and pottery have been in Mang Thit district for a long time, making it one of the areas with the largest handicraft brick and pottery kilns in the Mekong Delta region.
Highways hasten urbanisation speed on Indonesia’s Java island World

Highways hasten urbanisation speed on Indonesia’s Java island

The urbanisation progress on Java, which is home to 60 percent of the Indonesian population, will be accelerated as highways will mushroom on the world’s most populous island in the couple of years, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Housing.
Thailand spends 560 million USD on EEC development World

Thailand spends 560 million USD on EEC development

The Thai government plans to allocate 17 billion baht (560 million USD) for the development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) in fiscal 2020, according toKobsak Pootrakool, deputy secretary-general to Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha.
Ha Long city rises from services, tourism Travel

Ha Long city rises from services, tourism

Ha Long city of the northern coastal province of QuangNinh, located on the banks of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ha Long Bay, is still a popular tourist attraction with nearly 7.15 million visitors in the first eight months of this year, up 22 percent year on year.