Chinese trucks dominate Vietnam market thanks to cheap prices, domestic supply deficit

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Chinese trucks dominate Vietnam market thanks to cheap prices, domestic supply deficit

Low prices combined with a failure by Vietnam’s domestic automobile industry to meet demand have enabled Chinese-made vehicles, mostly trucks, to flood the Southeast Asian country’s market.

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Transport Minister pledges to eliminate overloaded vehicles in 2015

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Transport Minister pledges to eliminate overloaded vehicles in 2015

Transport Minister Dinh La Thanh continued to reply to questions raised by National Assembly deputies on November 19 at their ongoing eighth session, focussing mainly on the structure of the transport system and ways to deal with overloaded vehicles.

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Sand mining takes toll on dyke roads

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Urgent, tough action is needed to prevent sand-mining businesses and sand-carrying trucks from damaging dyke routes in Thanh Hoa, says Nguyen Trong Hai, director of the province's Dyke Management and Flood Control Department.

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New rule on double-axle trucks causing big problems

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New rule on double-axle trucks causing big problems

VietNamNet Bridge – Transport firms could grind to a halt if they can't upgrade their semi-trailer trucks to meet new regulations by the end of the year.

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Vietnam lawmakers divided on $18.7bn airport; defense minister backs project

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Vietnam lawmakers divided on $18.7bn airport; defense minister backs project

Vietnamese lawmakers could not see eye to eye about a proposed megaproject to construct a US$18.7 billion new airport, while the defense minister gave his support as they convened for a debate during the law-making National Assembly sitting on Tuesday.

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New rule on double-axle trucks causing big problems

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Transport firms could grind to a halt if they can't upgrade their semi-trailer trucks to meet new regulations by the end of the year.

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33 Cuban migrants rescued off Florida coast

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33 Cuban migrants rescued off Florida coast

US authorities on Wednesday rescued 33 Cuban men who were in an overloaded boat that was taking on water not far from the Florida coast, officials said.

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Vietnam’s Long Thanh airport to cost $18.7bn, transport ministry tells lawmakers

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Vietnam’s Long Thanh airport to cost $18.7bn, transport ministry tells lawmakers

The total capital required to build the new Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai is estimated at US$18.7 billion for all three phases, Vietnamese lawmakers were informed Tuesday.

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No easy fix for overloading

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Dealing with overloaded trucks requires balancing the interests of many, General Secretary of Viet Nam Logistics Business Association Tran Huy Hien told Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times)

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Officials divided on scathing Asia survey of Vietnam’s airports

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Officials divided on scathing Asia survey of Vietnam’s airports

Aviation officials and experts have expressed contrasting opinions after a website derided Vietnam’s two major airports as among the worst in Asia.

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Aviation officials quote contradictory statistics on Vietnam’s largest airport capacity

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Aviation officials quote contradictory statistics on Vietnam’s largest airport capacity

As two Vietnamese aviation officials kept citing statistics to back a headline-grabbing megaproject to build a new airport in southern Vietnam to hopefully ease pressure on Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, the figures they released on Thursday just contradict each other.

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Construction of Long Thanh International Airport is urgent: transport ministry

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Construction of Long Thanh International Airport is urgent: transport ministry

The construction of Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai is urgent and necessary, Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Hong Truong said, mainly due to Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport being overloaded.

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Vietnam officials cite airspace congestion when selling costly airport plan

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Vietnam officials cite airspace congestion when selling costly airport plan

Vietnam’s aviation and military officials reiterated Thursday the necessity of setting up a new airport in Dong Nai Province to ease pressure on Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, saying the country’s largest airport will not only become overloaded but also face airspace congestion.

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Vietnam’s largest airport won’t be overloaded in next 20 years: insider

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Vietnam’s largest airport won’t be overloaded in next 20 years: insider

It is necessary to replace Tan Son Nhat airport, the largest in Vietnam, with a modern terminal in the long term, but this will not be required for at least the next 20 years, an insider with knowledge of the matter has said.

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Ho Chi Minh City requests railway link to new airport

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Ho Chi Minh City requests railway link to new airport

Ho Chi Minh City authorities have asked lawmakers to build a rail link to the planned Long Thanh International Airport in neighboring Dong Nai Province and scrap plans to expand Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

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