Transport minister addresses over-charging BOT toll station
8/16/2017 2:39:42 PM (GMT+7)
 Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia said the investor of Cai Lay BOT toll station in the southern province of Tien Giang had agreed to reduce the fees following opposition.

Flooding threatens flights at Tan Son Nhat Airport
8/16/2017 2:38:24 PM (GMT+7)
 Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City faces flooding whenever it rains.

NA committee discusses BOT controversy
8/16/2017 1:22:42 PM (GMT+7)
The National Assembly Standing Committee held a working session on supervising implementation of BOT traffic projects in the wake of heated protests over one of them in the southern province of Tien Giang.

Social News 16/8
8/16/2017 12:24:16 PM (GMT+7)
Knee-joint distortion surgery consultation to be offered for free, Ben Tre warns residents against pig-based pathogen, Vietnam-RoK student exchange programme begins, 30 Lao military officers receive training in Hai Duong

HCM City firms fear plan to extend mini-truck ban
8/16/2017 12:25:01 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – With HCM City authorities considering an increase in the number of hours that mini trucks are banned in the inner city, businesses are worried about its fallout.

Da Nang to use LED public lighting for APEC meet
8/16/2017 12:24:43 PM (GMT+7)
A pilot project using low carbon emission light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs will light up 19 main downtown streets in Da Nang as the central coastal city prepares for the high-profile 2017 APEC Summit.

Tien Giang Province suggests slashing toll fees to ease objection
8/16/2017 12:03:09 PM (GMT+7)
Tien Giang Province’s Department of Transport on August 14 proposed the Ministry of Transport cut toll fees at the controversial Cai Lay BOT toll station in an apparent move to ease objections by drivers.

GrabBike drivers in Hanoi take industrial action to oppose pay cut
8/16/2017 11:29:50 AM (GMT+7)
 Many GrabBike drivers in Hanoi are trying to switch off the ride-hailing app or making false bookings to oppose the newly-announced pay cut.

Hanoi plans to pilot bus e-cards in September
8/16/2017 10:35:29 AM (GMT+7)
 Hanoi’s Transport Department and the Hanoi Transport Corporation have proposed to the municipal People’s Committee a pilot programme on using an electronic transportation cards on BRT route 01 from September.

Landslide in Dong Thap forces night evacuation
8/16/2017 10:26:30 AM (GMT+7)
 A landslide along the Tien River in Dong Thap  Province’s Hong Ngu District on Sunday night caused a coffee shop and 2,400 square metres of land to sink into the river.

49 indicted for involvement in gambling activities
8/16/2017 10:29:27 AM (GMT+7)
 The Supreme People’s Procuracy said on August 15 that it had issued an indictment against 49 accused of being involved in a gambling ring via the website.

Bikinis for flood victims?
8/16/2017 10:09:57 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Many people didn’t know whether to laugh or cry when they saw a photo of a man in flood-hit Muong La District in the northern province of Son La wearing a skirt.