World

Fourteen countries sign dry ports agreement

Fourteen countries have inked an inter-governmental agreement on dry ports to underline their pledge toward achieving the shared vision of an integrated and sustainable inter-modal transport and logistics system.
Illegal Chinese freight carriers banned Society

Illegal Chinese freight carriers banned

Vietnam has banned trucks from China illegally carrying building materials from entering through northern border Ha Giang province, according to the Vietnam Road Administration.
APEC transport working group meets in HCM City World

APEC transport working group meets in HCM City

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)’s Transportation Working Group (TPTWG) convened its 37th meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on April 9, with representatives from 21 member nations taking part.
Traffic order urged as road death toll rises Society

Traffic order urged as road death toll rises

More than 5,600 traffic accidents were reported over the past two months of this year, killing nearly 2,000 people and injuring almost 5,800 others, a national online conference on traffic safety on March 25 heard.
Society

Inspections start on 8 transport projects

Eight large-scale transport projects will be inspected, said the Ministry of Transport (MOT) in a conference on March 8 to deploy 2013 inspection and anti-corruption works.
Society

Vietnam, Thailand boost road transport cooperation

The Transport Development and Strategy Institute in conjunction with the Thai Department of Land Transportation held a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on December 13, aiming to improve the capacity of enterprises transporting goods.
Travel

New roads cut travelling times to China

Vietnam and China’s Ministries of Transport held a joint ceremony at the Huu Nghi Border Gate in northern Lang Son province to inaugurate the new highways linking Hanoi with Nanning and Shenzhen in China.
Vietnam, China ink deal on Bac Luan 2 bridge Society

Vietnam, China ink deal on Bac Luan 2 bridge

The Ministries of Transport of Vietnam and China signed an agreement and a protocol on building Bac Luan 2 bridge connecting Mong Cai in northern coastal Quang Ninh province with Dongxing in China’s Guangxi province.
Politics

Vietnam-Laos joint committee convenes 34th session

Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Lao counterpart Somsavath Lengsavad have co-chaired the 34th session of the Vietnam-Laos Intergovernmental Committee on socio-economic, scientific and technological cooperation in Vientiane, Laos.
Politics

VN, Cambodia boost transport cooperation

Vietnamese Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang and his Cambodian counterpart, Tram Iv Tek, agreed to step up bilateral transport cooperation at their meeting in Phnom Penh on Dec. 15.
Vietnam-China joint statement Politics

Vietnam-China joint statement

Vietnam and China issued a joint statement on the occasion of Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s official visit to China from Oct 11-15.
Vietnamese Party leader begins China visit Politics

Vietnamese Party leader begins China visit

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong arrived in Beijing on Oct. 11, beginning their official visit to China at the invitation of Chinese Party General Secretary and State President Hu Jintao.
Vietnam, Cambodia open more border gates to traffic Business

Vietnam, Cambodia open more border gates to traffic

Vietnam and Cambodia on July 29 held a ceremony to officially allow each other’s vehicles to go through the pair of international border gates at Hoa Lu-Trapeang Sre in the southern province of Binh Phuoc and the neighbouring Cambodian province of Kratie.
Business

Damco opens multipurpose logistics centre

Damco, a global leader in supply chain solutions and freight forwarding, on April 20 opened a new 26,000-square-metre modern distribution centre to better satisfy export needs of enterprises in southern Binh Duong province, supporting its growth in both international and domestic markets.