Thai-Chinese high-speed railway boost economy World

Thai-Chinese high-speed railway boost economy

The Thai-Chinese high-speed railway from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima will act as a major spur to the economy, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on October 28. He made the affirmation while presiding over a ceremony at Government House to sign a contract worth 50.63 billion THB (1.62 billion USD) for the Bangkok-Nakhon Ratchasima section of the route.
Roads to Long Thanh airport under consideration Business

Roads to Long Thanh airport under consideration

Roads leading to the would-be Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai have been proposed with a view to ensuring the airport’s sustainable and long-term connectivity.
Vietnam – Japan exchange programme marks bilateral ties Business

Vietnam – Japan exchange programme marks bilateral ties

The 4th Vietnam – Japan Culture and Trade Exchange Programme was opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on November 2 jointly by the municipal People’s Committee, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), and the Japanese General Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City.
HCM City’s leader welcomes Japanese state minister Politics

HCM City’s leader welcomes Japanese state minister

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong held a meeting on August 10 with visiting Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane, who said his country wants to further promote concrete cooperation projects with the city.
PM approves Hanoi bus rapid transit plans Society

PM approves Hanoi bus rapid transit plans

The Prime Minister has just approved Hanoi’s transport plan for 2030 with a vision towards 2050, allowing the development of eight Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) routes citywide.
Business

MPI minister elaborates on FDI projects for future

Vietnam has achieved good results in attracting and disbursing foreign direct investment (FDI) capital. Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh spoke with the Vietnam Economic News about FDI achievements last year and attraction directions for 2014.
World

Typhoon Fitow claims two lives in E China

At least two people were killed and more than three million affected as Typhoon Fitow hit Wenzhou city, Zhejiang province, eastern China, early on October 7.
Vietnam, France raise urban railway cooperation Politics

Vietnam, France raise urban railway cooperation

A senior French diplomat has said that his country wishes to contribute its advanced technical expertise to the development of urban railway systems in Vietnam, especially in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Society

Railway targets higher efficiency

Faster passenger and cargo trains that operate with a high degree of punctuality and safety will be the focus of Vietnam Railway Corporation as it works hard to meet the 2020 expansion targets set by the Prime Minister, senior industry officials say.