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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Tags: the Ministry of Transport
Ministries demand more airports open to private investment Ministries demand more airports open to private investment
Five ministries have universally rejected a proposal by the transport ministry to restrict private investment in the country’s biggest airports and instead hand the job to a single company.
Imported scraps to be managed synchronously Imported scraps to be managed synchronously
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 19 issued Decision 35/2019/QD-TTg to promulgate the regulation on interdisciplinary coordination in the management of scrap import.
Vietnam needs to change policy or lose out in Industry 4.0 Vietnam needs to change policy or lose out in Industry 4.0
Vietnam needs a “revolution in its policy-making mind-set” before it can take advantage of the fourth industrial revolution, said Pham Xuan Hoe from the Banking Strategy Institute, at a forum in Hanoi on January 8.
Passengers to enjoy higher compensation for airline service failures Passengers to enjoy higher compensation for airline service failures
Air carriers would be required to pay a compensation of up to VND 4.1 billion (USD 173,000) to victims of plane accidents, according to a draft decree compiled by the Ministry of Transport.
Vietnams legal framework for building national geospatial data infrastructure Vietnam’s legal framework for building national geospatial data infrastructure
The Law on Survey and Mapping, adopted in June last year, contains six articles (Articles 43 thru 48) defining national geospatial data infrastructure. Under the Law, the Government is assigned to prescribe in detail the building of NSDI. In implementation of this, the Government issued Decree 27 on March 13, devoting five articles to detail the aforesaid contents.
Competitive transport market development scheme approved Competitive transport market development scheme approved
The Prime Minister on June 7 issued Decision 703/QD-TTg, approving the scheme on competitive transport market development, in an attempt to appealing more investors into the market.
Traffic cameras to be installed nationwide Traffic cameras to be installed nationwide
Surveillance cameras to monitor traffic violations will be installed on a trial basis in Hanoi and HCM City by 2020 and nationwide by 2022, according to the Government.
From Vinasun vs Grab lawsuit: How to change management thinking to suit new business models From Vinasun vs Grab lawsuit: How to change management thinking to suit new business models
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court last December pronounced a judgment, completing the first-instance trial of a civil case between local taxi firm Vinasun and Singapore-based ride-hailing app Grab. However, it does not end the controversial story but raises a lot of questions about how to change authorities’ management thinking to adapt to new business models emerging in a sharing economy.
Bac Lieu province calls for foreign investment in green-growth sectors Bac Lieu province calls for foreign investment in green-growth sectors
Bac Lieu province is well-known as the cradle of “don ca tai tu” (southern folk music and songs), the musical art of southern Vietnam recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage, and for the song “Da co hoai lang” (Night drumbeats for the absent husband) that was composed in 1919 by Cao Van Lau, a native of the province, and tells of the love, anguish and pride of a young woman who awaits her husband’s return from the battlefield as she listens to the sounds of war drums.
New rules on international multimodal transport New rules on international multimodal transport
A domestic or foreign-invested enterprise wishing to conduct international multimodal transport business Vietnam is now required to obtain a license granted by the Ministry of Transport.

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