While roads get overloaded, railways and waterways sit largely idle

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

While roads get overloaded, railways and waterways sit largely idle

VietNamNet Bridge – While the crumbling roads of Vietnam must bear the burden of high traffic and excessive loads, railways and waterways go largely under utilized.

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In Vietnam, bribery another burden for already overloaded trucks

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

In Vietnam, bribery another burden for already overloaded trucks

Many mobile weighbridges deployed on Vietnamese national highways by the Ministry of Transport are practically useless after less than two months of operation due to corrupt acts by the transport officials who manage the machines.

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Weigh stations crack down on drivers

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Authorities in the southern province of Lam Dong revoked the licenses of more than 330 drivers in the past two months for driving overloaded cars.

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Gov’t issues monthly resolution

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Gov’t issues monthly resolution

VGP – The Government tasked the State Bank of Viet Nam to follow this year’s credit growth plan and take measures to expand businesses’ credit access, according to its newly-issued resolution.

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A crackdown long overdue

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A crackdown long overdue

VietNamNet Bridge – The transport ministry will deal firmly with overloaded trucks despite objections, Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Deputy Director General of the Directorate for Roads, tells the Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper

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Trucks weigh in on transport costs

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Chairman of the Viet Nam Automobile Transportation Association, Nguyen Van Thanh, spoke with Dan Viet (Vietnamese People) newspaper about the campaign to address overloaded trucks.

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Traffic accidents claim 36 lives during holiday

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

At least 68 traffic accidents occurred nationwide during national Liberation Day and the May Day, killing 36 people and injuring another 37.

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Holidaymakers throng bus stations

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Holidaymakers throng bus stations

Mien Dong and Mien Tay Bus Stations have been overcrowded with holidaymakers in the five-day holiday on the occasion of the Reunification Day and May Day, April 30 and May 1.

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Boy and girl on Korean ferry drowned with life jackets tied together

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

A boy and girl trapped in a sinking South Korean ferry with hundreds of other high school students tied their life jacket cords together, a diver who recovered their bodies said, presumably so they wouldn't float apart.

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PM calls for holiday traffic safety measures

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged ministries, sectors and localities to prepare measures to ensure road safety and tackle traffic jams during the upcoming holidays for Liberation Day (April 30) and May Day (May 1).

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Minister issues warning on overloaded vehicles

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Minister issues warning on overloaded vehicles

Transport Minister Dinh La Thang has reiterated the need for strict checks to prevent overloading of trucks and threatened severe punishment for any ministry staff found receiving bribes.

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A crackdown long overdue

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

The transport ministry will deal firmly with overloaded trucks despite objections, Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Deputy Director General of the Directorate for Roads, tells the Tuoi Tre (Youth) ne

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Deployment of weighbridges across Vietnam to increase transport cost

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Deployment of weighbridges across Vietnam to increase transport cost

In the past few days, hundreds of Vietnam’s rice trading firms have suffered losses since their goods have not been delivered to buyers. This is because trucks have stopped driving during the day to avoid weighbridges and potential fines.

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Vietnam highways clogged with overloaded trucks at night

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Vietnam highways clogged with overloaded trucks at night

Highways across Vietnam have become ‘paralyzed’ at night as drivers have begun to drive only at night this month.

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Vietnam remains firm on controversial airport project

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Vietnam remains firm on controversial airport project

Central government wants to go ahead with a multi-billion dollar plan to build the Long Thanh Airport in Dong Nai Province, as the project is set to be voted by lawmakers in June

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