HCMC to launch two river bus routes next quarters

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Deputy director of the HCMC Department of Transport Tran Quang Lam on February 18th announced that the department is scheduled to launch two inland waterway transport routes or river bus routes in June and September to ease traffic pressure for roads.

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U.S. carrier group patrols in tense East Vietnam Sea

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

A United States aircraft carrier strike group has begun patrols in the East Vietnam Sea amid growing tension with China over control of the disputed waterway and concerns it could become a flashpoint under the new U.S. administration.

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HCM City projects to prevent landslides to cost $75m

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

HCM City will undertake 14 projects to prevent erosion, including dredging of vulnerable waterways, at a cost of over VND1.7 trillion (US$75 million) this year, according to its Inland Waterway Management Division.

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Ho Chi Minh City to operate 11 inland ports

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

The construction of 11 inland wharves throughout Ho Chi Minh City has been completed, with each expected to facilitate local tourism after they become operational.

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HCMC operates 11 wharves for river tourism

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City Inland Waterway Port Authority, the investor, yesterday said that it has completed the upgrading of piers to help develop the city's river tourism.

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HCM City to boost waterway tourism

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Vice Chairman of HCM City Tran Vinh Tuyen worked with the city Department of Tourism and related agencies on February 9 to discuss tourism activities in 2017.

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‘Rambling’ tours a new draw in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Instead of taking conventional tours with professional guides and pre-chosen spots, green-fingered tourists can now design their own excursions along shady canals in a Mekong Delta province.

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HN seeks ideas to develop Red River banks

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Hà Nội authorities have asked three construction giants to devise planning schemes to develop the areas along the iconic Hồng (Red) River that flows past the capital city.

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PM approves agreements with foreign countries

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Báo điện tử CP English 5 month(s) ago

VGP – The PM has recently approved a number of protocols and agreements with foreign countries.

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City party chief urges agencies' connectivity to develop tourism

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

HCMC has had enough solutions and policies to develop the city's tourism industry but it is short of determination, enthusiasm and connectivity from agencies citywide, said HCMC Party Chief Dinh La Thang on January 10.

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Gov’t to tap Mekong Delta potential

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has instructed ministries and local governments in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta to prioritise investment in transportation and logistics services to help improve the region’s competitiveness.

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Gov’t highlights untapped potential of Mekong Delta

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has instructed ministries and local governments in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta to prioritise investment in transportation and logistics services to help improve the region’s competitiveness.

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Tallest building in Mekong Delta inaugurated

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

Vinpearl Can Tho Hotel, the first five-star hotel in Can Tho city, was inaugurated on December 24, becoming the tallest building in the Mekong Delta region.

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Waterways transport potential remains untapped

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

Vietnam still cannot take advantage of its 3,200 kilometers of coastline, 6,500 kilometers of rivers, 126 river ports, 2,300 passenger ports and 4,800 berths.

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City looks to improve water transport

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago

Inland waterways are becoming increasingly vital for economic development and HCM City should consider how to improve the efficiency of its waterway system, an official has said.

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