NA passes amended waterway transport law

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NA passes amended waterway transport law

National Assembly deputies at a plenary session on June 17 passed amendments and supplements to the Inland Waterway Transport Law.

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Campaign aims to prevent drowning among children

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Campaign aims to prevent drowning among children

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) on June 16 launched a campaign to prevent children’s drowning, targeting a reduction of 15 percent in the number of fatalities in 2015 compared to 2010.

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Crackdown on water traffic

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Crackdown on water traffic

Ha Noi police will tighten inspection of ferries and waterway vessels from next week to improve safety during the coming stormy season.

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Crackdown on trucks fuels surge in waterway activity

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Crackdown on trucks fuels surge in waterway activity

After authorities recently began a crackdown on overloading of trucks, the popularity of waterway transportation has surged in the Mekong Delta thanks to its network of rivers and canals, but a lack of entrepots threatens to stymie development.

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Vietnam park draws flak for tourism ban

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Con Dao National Park recently banned boats from visiting many of its islets in a decision that attracted criticism from both tourism firms and local authorities.

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Waterway police reviews anti-crime work

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Waterway police reviews anti-crime work

The General Department for Social Order and Security Management yesterday reviewed its recent action against smuggling, commercial fraud and the smuggling of forbidden goods via waterways.

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NA discusses waterways policy

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

NA discusses waterways policy

National Assembly deputies yesterday met to discuss draft amendments to the Domestic Waterway Transport Law.

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First huge vessel enters HCM City via Soai Rap River

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

The 54,000-DWT Northern Genius on May 17 became the first such huge vessel to make its way to Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) in Ho Chi Minh City via the newly-dredged Soai Rap River, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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While roads get overloaded, railways and waterways sit largely idle

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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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Preparations for Long Thanh airport project underway

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

The Japanese Airport Consultants (JAC) has been urged to update and complete studies on the Long Thanh International Airport project in southern Dong Nai province for the National Assembly’s approval.

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PM urges completion of waterway project

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The Prime Minister on Monday ordered the Ministry of Transport and the Viet Nam Inland Waterways Administration to work closely with the Hai Duong Province People's Committee to step up site clearance to pave the way for a World Bank-funded project to develop waterway transport in the Northern Delta.

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Estuary reopens to fishing boats after dredging work

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Estuary reopens to fishing boats after dredging work

Boats can now travel freely through the Da Dien estuary in Phu Yen Province's Tuy Hoa City following months of dredging the waterway, the city's People's Committee said on Tuesday.

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Traffic accidents kill 36 during 2 national holidays in Vietnam

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Traffic accidents kill 36 during 2 national holidays in Vietnam

Sixty-eight traffic accidents occurred nationwide, leaving 36 people dead and 37 others injured during the Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labor Day (May 1), Vietnam’s National Traffic Safety Committee reported.

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Ministry announces ranking list of best consultant companies

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Transport has recently announced a ranking list of best consultant companies in 2013.

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Road transport getting more expensive, railway and waterway inconvenient

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Road transport getting more expensive, railway and waterway inconvenient

VietNamNet Bridge – As road transport grows more costly, businesses are wringing their hands because of the lack of alternatives. The movement of goods by railways and waterways, they say, still offer no viable competition to land transport.

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