The construction site of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line (Photo: SGGP)

Deputy PM requires ministries to increase investment for HCMC metro projects

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has required the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Construction, the Ministry of Transport, HCMC People’s Committee and relevant agencies to seriously implement the instruction by the Politburo to increase the total investment capital of the first and second metro lines, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien and Ben Thanh-Tham Luong.

Workers nurse seedlings at Nguyen Hanh Plantation Service Company in the central province of Binh Dinh. (Photo: VNA/VNS)

VN to raise forest coverage, exports

Vietnam aims to raise its forest coverage to 41.6 percent and to earn US$8.5–9 billion from exporting wood and forestry products while providing jobs to 25 million people in 2018.
Nhan Co Alumina plant

Vinacomin reports VND2.5 trillion in profits

Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) reported that last year its revenue was estimated to reach VND109.2 trillion and profit went up VND1.5 trillion over 2016 to top VND2.5 trillion (US$111 million).
Vietnam needs VND9-15 trillion to develop dry port system

Vietnam needs VND9-15 trillion to develop dry port system

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has signed a decision to adjust Vietnam’s dry port system plan in which the country needs VND9-15 trillion (US$397-661.48 million) to develop dry ports by 2020.
Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung (R) receives Chairman and CEO of Canada's Transportation Vision Group Richard Courey in Hanoi (Photo:

VN wants Canada’s group to engage in more infrastructure projects

Vietnam hopes Canada’s Transportation Vision Group (VTG) will launch more transport infrastructure projects in the country, including the construction of the North-South high-speed railway, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
Shipment to Turkmenistan of a 140-tonne pressure tanks produced by the Doosan – Vina Dung Quat in Quang Ngai Province. (Photo: VNA/VNS)

Deputy PM promotes investment in Quang Ngai province

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung spoke at a conference on Friday in Quang Ngai Province on investment and development cooperation, intended to introduce investors to the area in hopes of attracting further socio-economic development.
Public protests has been raised against the wrong position of Cai Lay BOT toll station

Deputy PM requires to put in place all BOT tollbooths

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has required relevant agencies to review all BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) projects which have been invested, exactly determine toll levels and collection time, put tollbooths in place to harmonize benefits of the state, investors and road users.