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transport infrastructure

Start-ups embrace logistics sector

Business

Start-ups embrace logistics sector

The logistics sector has been the bottleneck for Vietnam’s economic development, but offers plentiful opportunities for local startup companies with the application of technologies.

Japan aids Philippines’ transport infrastructure upgrade

World

Japan aids Philippines’ transport infrastructure upgrade

The Adviser of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Hiroto Izumi, visited the Philippines on November 21 to discuss with the country’s Government officials on a 156 billion JPY (1.38 billion USD) aid to help upgrade transport infrastructure in Manila capital.

Vietnam, Russia seek ways to bolster partnership

Politics

Vietnam, Russia seek ways to bolster partnership

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev discussed measures to further promote partnership between the two countries in various fields during their talks in Hanoi on November 19 as part of the latter’s official visit to Vietnam.

Vietnam targets effective ODA use, management

Business

Vietnam targets effective ODA use, management

Vietnam will focus on handling bottlenecks and promoting the disbursement and effective use of official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans from donors between 2018 and 2020, per a plan recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Waterway transport needs investment

Business

Waterway transport needs investment

A lack of investment in inland waterways has stunted the development of water-borne shipping and made Vietnam’s logistics sector heavily dependent on more expensive road transport.

Hanoi leader asks for more ODA loans from France

Politics

Hanoi leader asks for more ODA loans from France

Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung thanked France for providing ODA for Hanoi to carry out projects in cultural preservation, environmental treatment and infrastructure, including urban railway, and asked for more ODA loans to develop transport infrastructure.